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ERISA 09.10.2019

TPAs Risk Drowning Without Efficient Technology

The role of the third-party administrator has changed greatly over the last decade. TPAs had to learn to become more efficient and provide more cost reduction than their competition in order to maintain business. Because…
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TPAs Risk Drowning Without Efficient Technology
Cyber 09.06.2019

Study: 25% of Small Businesses Don’t Know Where to Start on Cybersecurity

Keeper Security’s 2019 SMB Cyberthreat Study has been released and there’s one particularly alarming statistic: of the small businesses surveyed, 25% have “no idea where to start” when formulating a cyber attack prevention strategy. Preventing…
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Study: 25% of Small Businesses Don’t Know Where to Start on Cybersecurity
Cyber 09.06.2019

Study: Small Businesses Not Taking Cybersecurity Seriously Enough

According to the Keeper Security 2019 SMB Cyberthreat Study, companies with fewer than 500 employees just aren’t taking the cyber attacker threat seriously enough. Over 40% of all cyberattacks target small to medium-sized businesses according…
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Study: Small Businesses Not Taking Cybersecurity Seriously Enough
Cyber 09.06.2019

StockX Hack Shows Smaller Businesses Are Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

The hacks and cyber-attacks you hear about usually involve giant companies like Equifax and Sony. But startup and smaller companies can be vulnerable as well, as shown by the StockX hack. StockX is an online…
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StockX Hack Shows Smaller Businesses Are Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks
Cyber 09.06.2019

Small Businesses Aren’t Sure Who Should Handle Cybersecurity

One of the biggest impediments to implementing proper cybersecurity measures at small businesses is that those small businesses don’t seem to have any idea who should be in charge of cybersecurity. According to Keeper Security’s…
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Small Businesses Aren’t Sure Who Should Handle Cybersecurity
Contract Surety 09.05.2019

Rebar Free Design Allows Contractor to Top Out Building in 10 Months

Using a composite steel frame that is rebar free, The Erection Co., finished topping out its 850 square foot Rainier Square Tower in Seattle, Washington in just ten months. The building is scheduled for completion…
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Rebar Free Design Allows Contractor to Top Out Building in 10 Months
Contract Surety 09.05.2019

Project Design Problems Cause Cost Overrun

Design plans can cause a contractor’s project cost to go over budget all by themselves. Even if proper time and resources are spent on estimating the scope of the project as well as its cost…
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Project Design Problems Cause Cost Overrun
Court Bonds 09.05.2019

A Property Title Can Impact Whether It Goes Through Probate

How your property is owned can have a very large impact on whether it has to pass through probate in order for it to be passed down to your estate beneficiaries. If a property is…
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A Property Title Can Impact Whether It Goes Through Probate
Court Bonds 08.27.2019

Naming Beneficiaries on Accounts Keeps Them out of Probate

Going through probate can be a long process. But it’s not always necessary if you properly plan ahead. For example, not all bank and retirement accounts have to go through probate. If you name a…
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Naming Beneficiaries on Accounts Keeps Them out of Probate