Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Reimbursement Arrangements, P&A Group

Flexible & Friendly, Expert & Empathetic – P&A Group’s Fresh Perspective on Employee Benefits

You’ve received the glossy brochures.  You’ve heard the sales pitch, you’ve shook hands, and you’ve received promises of lower costs, increased efficiency and less “headaches.”  Naturally, you decide to give a new vendor a chance – why not – and you sign up for a new service.  It’s too good an opportunity to miss.  Or,… Continue reading Flexible & Friendly, Expert & Empathetic – P&A Group’s Fresh Perspective on Employee Benefits

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Focus On Communication Practices for 2017’s National Employee Benefits Day

April 3 is recognized as National Employee Benefits Day (NEBD) by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, a nonprofit organization which provides research and education to the benefits community. This year, NEBD emphasizes communication and examines how important benefit choices and changes are provided to employees. We are sharing some communication tips and practices… Continue reading Focus On Communication Practices for 2017’s National Employee Benefits Day

Customer Service, Flexible Spending Accounts, P&A Group

Top 5 Resources for Your FSA Open Enrollment

    Open Enrollment is here and well underway for many companies.  Making important benefit decisions for you and your family can be critical, and we want you to know about the free FSA tools available to help you.  Before you enroll in your P&A Group Flex Spending Account (FSA), take advantage of these resources… Continue reading Top 5 Resources for Your FSA Open Enrollment

P&A Group, Retirement Plan Services

Re-designed Retirement Portal Offers Improved Layout & Functionality

  Recently, P&A Retirement Plan Services overhauled the participant portal* and replaced it with a refreshed layout.  Increasing user convenience and ease remained at the forefront of this re-model, and the new layout provides intuitive functionality embedded in a more aesthetically-minded design.  With a simplified navigation, the participant dashboard offers everything from viewing your account… Continue reading Re-designed Retirement Portal Offers Improved Layout & Functionality

Customer Service, P&A Group

Customer Service Lessons from the Queen (Bey)

  Lemonade Earlier this April, one of today’s most popular musical artists, Beyoncé, debuted her new album, Lemonade, on Tidal.  (For those of you not familiar, Tidal is a music streaming service.)  Since then, fans and critics alike are weighing in on the meaning behind the lyrics and songs on the album and trying to… Continue reading Customer Service Lessons from the Queen (Bey)

A Word from Joe Priselac, P&A Group

Celebrate National Employee Benefits Day (NEBD)

Mark your calendars benefit professionals, for today is National Employee Benefits Day!  For many of us in the employee benefits field, every day may seem like NEBD, but today is set aside especially to “recognize trustees, administrators, benefit practitioners and professional advisors for their dedication to providing quality benefits and the important role they plan… Continue reading Celebrate National Employee Benefits Day (NEBD)

P&A Group, Retirement Plan Services

403(b) Plans – What You Need to Know to Control Costs

by Dan Halle, Regional Director of Retirement Plan Sales Understanding important characteristics of retirement plans help employers maintain more control over their plan offerings.  Recent changes to the structure of 403(b) plans make it a more viable option for some employers but there are crucial elements plan sponsors need to be aware of that can help… Continue reading 403(b) Plans – What You Need to Know to Control Costs

A Word from Joe Priselac, P&A Group

Buffalo, the Queen City

  Recently we were asked to name one positive thing about running a business in Western New York- one question that was a part of a larger survey presented to local businesses here in Buffalo.  It didn’t take us long to come up with a sizable list of reasons why we like being here.  As… Continue reading Buffalo, the Queen City

A Word from Joe Priselac

Happy Holidays and a Bright New Year

This time of year, holiday greetings and salutations are plentiful.  And, for good reason.  It’s the season for sending well wishes and joyous messages, for reflecting on the past year, and for looking ahead to what the New Year may bring. 2015 was a year of continual growth and change.  P&A celebrated being 40 years… Continue reading Happy Holidays and a Bright New Year

Retirement Plan Services

What Business Owners Don’t Know Can Hurt Them – Know Your Fiduciary Responsibility

by Daniel Halle, Regional Director of Retirement Plan Sales Does your company offer a qualified retirement plan?  Are you a business owner or trustee of your retirement plan? Did you know as a retirement plan sponsor or plan trustee, you have a legal and fiduciary responsibility for the decision making for your retirement plan? Most… Continue reading What Business Owners Don’t Know Can Hurt Them – Know Your Fiduciary Responsibility