COVID-19 Webinar

Please join acumen’s Research and Development team for a webinar on Monday, March 30 at 10am. We will share important COVID-19 resources for employers. Click here to register. Topics include: • acumen: How are we responding? • Families First Coronavirus Response Act • Unemployment Considerations • Small Business Relief Program…
read more

Is There an App for That? – Acumen’s Wisdom Network

By Michael Rozum, Advisor at acumen We live in an age where nearly everyone has a smartphone or device, which houses countless apps. A look around any waiting area quickly reveals the entertainment value of such apps. Whether it’s reading an article, listening to music, shopping online, or simply scrolling…
read more

COVID-19 Update from acumen

  As always, acumen is committed to excellent service to our valued clients. Rest assured, in the event that any of our office locations find the need to temporarily close as a concern related to the COVID-19 virus, your service will not be disrupted. We will maintain operations by utilizing…
read more

Constant Reminders – Staying in Compliance

By Michael Rozum, Advisor at acumen It often feels like technology can be both a blessing and a curse. A curse some days… searching for that coveted work-life balance, trying to unplug to be truly present for the important people in our lives. A blessing other days… when it helps…
read more

The Crystal Ball – Predicting Medical Costs

By Michael Rozum, Advisor at acumen Wouldn’t it be nice to have a crystal ball to predict the future of your medical needs for the upcoming year? And to be able to gaze into it just before your open enrollment begins each year? For both individuals and families, having the…
read more

2020 Plan Limits

Many benefit plan limits have changed for the upcoming calendar year. Click here to view the contribution limits for 2020 for your 401k plans, Health Savings Accounts (HSA), High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP), and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA). Clients of Acumen Advisors are encouraged to contact their Advisor or Account…
read more

Webinar: Mitigating Health Care Costs

In the November 2019 installment of the acumen Webinar Series, we tackled the ever prominent subject of rising health care costs. While there are a number of contributing factors and no single reason for rising health care costs, there are ways to mitigate these increases: Different Variables of Health Care…
read more

5 Things Every Benefit Administrator Should Know

Each company’s benefit administrator (or the person who serves as benefit admin and also wears several other hats!) must keep track of several important items when it comes to benefit enrollment. In the September installment of the acumen Webinar Series, 5 Things Every Benefit Admin Should Know, we explored some…
read more

New HRA Rules in 2020

To keep you up to speed going into the new year, acumen’s August Webinar Series, New HRA Rules in 2020: What You Can Expect, featured special guest Casandra Mueller, from BASE. Casandra explained the newly finalized HRA rules and employer options for 2020. Topics included: Existing HRA Options: Integrated Health…
read more

Webinar: Iowa-Specific Employment Laws

Acumen’s July webinar covered Iowa-Specific Employment Laws. We discussed several important topics, including: • Unused Benefits at Termination • Protected Leave Categories • Drug/Alcohol Testing • Wage Deductions • Uniform, Tools, and Equipment • Record Keeping Requirements If you missed the live session or would like to revisit it, use…
read more
Menu