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Jared Bilski

Before coming to PBP, Jared was an assistant editor at PGA Magazine, a leading trade publication for the golf industry. His business-to-business writing experience includes beats in marketing, human resources and finance. He graduated on the Dean’s List from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in English. He is also a frequent contributor to various political humor websites.
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Obamacare: Is IRS’ latest move the beginning of the end?

The IRS just quietly dropped a bombshell involving the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — and the move could ultimately impact the long-term future of the law. [Read more…]

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Is Trump’s new DOL secretary pick good news or bad news for Finance?

Amidst a sea of controversy surrounding his ties to the fast-food industry and less than 24 hours before his committee hearing was slated to begin, Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination for DOL Secretary.And Trump didn’t wasted any time selecting a replacement. [Read more…]

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FMLA leave: DOL’s take on how far you can go to enforce your company’s call-in policy

Enforcing your company’s call-in procedures is one of the few weapons you have to prevent employees from abusing their FMLA leave. [Read more…]

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The GOP Obamacare repeal could take ‘up six to years’

In the wake of Trump’s Executive Order instructing Congress to do whatever was legally necessary to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, little has been said about how long such a move will actually take — until now. [Read more…]

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Bill would make student loan repayment a tax-free benefit

Student loan repayment benefits have become an increasingly popular tool for recruiting and retention in recent years and, if this bill passes, that trend is only likely to continue. [Read more…]

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A proven onboarding timeline: 180 days to a Finance superstar

You know the onboarding process can make or break your hiring process. Done correctly, onboarding can ensure new staffers are contributing in no time. [Read more…]

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Payroll fraud: Are you vulnerable to ‘ghost’ employees?

The existence of ghosts, or other paranormal entities, is up for debate. But the existence of — and damage caused by — ghost employees has been well documented. [Read more…]

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What does Trump’s latest move really mean for the Fiduciary Rule?

In the latest of a seemingly endless string of confusing announcements about changes to federal regs, President Trump has instructed the DOL to take a closer look at the new fiduciary rule. To many, that means a delay of the controversial rule is all but guaranteed.   [Read more…]

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New perspective on financial wellness: A safety program for your firm’s health benefits

A financial wellness program can be to your company’s health insurance what a safety program
is to workers’ comp: a strategic way to control costs. [Read more…]

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New bill would decide Obamacare’s fate on a state-by-state basis

A number of ACA-related bills have been introduced recently, but this particular piece of legislation has stood out from the list for a number of reasons. [Read more…]

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