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Smart Benefits: Revised SBC Template Proposed

Under the Affordable Care Act, group health plans and health insurance issuers are generally required to provide a written Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)...

The Richest Banks

“Too big to fail.” It's been the battle cry of activists and politicians across the United States following the near collapse of...

Friday Financial Five – April 29, 2016

First quarters have not been kind for the economy over the past few years. The first three months of 2016 were bumpy for investment markets and...

Worcester Ranks as One of Worst Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs in U.S.

A new study released Wednesday morning finds that Worcester is one of the worst cities in America for Hispanic entrepreneurs — the city...

Research Bureau to Host Forum on Housing Opportunities in Gateway Cities

The Research Bureau will host a forum on Wednesday, May 4 from 7:30 a.m. to noon to discuss housing opportunities in the gateway cities. The event...

Occupations that Burn the Most Calories

If you have a desk job, you've heard it time and time again: Sitting all day is killing you. Those eight hours or more...

Smart Benefits: Phase 2 HIPAA Audits Underway

As a part of its efforts to assess compliance with HIPAA, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has begun its next phase of audits...

Friday Financial Five – April 22, 2016

Assuming she likes her job, Janet Yellen may not be hoping for a Trump presidency. The candidate stated he would likely seek a replacement for...

StartUp Worcester Winners to be Announced at Reception on May 3

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, Running Start Coworking and The Venture Forum will announce the winners of the next StartUp Worcester 2016-17 Cohort on...

Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on $20 Bill

Harriet Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, according to a treasury official.  GoLocal teams with Graphiq to show the most popular...

Saul Kaplan: So Many Corporate Innovation Labs, So Little Innovation

It’s the innovator’s day. CEOs everywhere know that keeping their companies relevant in a rapidly changing world is imperative and that...

Warren Sees 54 Economists & Professors Support her Tax Legislation

Elizabeth Warren

As the tax deadline hit for Massachusetts on Tuesday, Senator Elizabeth Warren announced that her Tax Filing Simplification Act has received the support of 54 tax...

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Reports Earnings Down 58%

The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) reported earnings of $1.14 billion, or $2.68 a share, which is down 58% from a profit of $2.84 billion, or $5.94 a share, from...

slides: Why Massachusetts is One of the Most Innovative States - 2016

The 2016 Innovation Champions are the top-scoring states in the nation, earning high marks for maintaining strong right-to-work legislation, fast Internet access, a robust entrepreneurial climate,...

Smart Benefits: NY Enacts Minimum Wage Increase & Protected Paid Family Leave

On April 4th, Governor Cuomo signed the New York State budget, which incrementally increases the state’s minimum wage and includes 12-weeks of protected...

Verizon Workers go on Strike Amid Stalled Contract Talks

Roughly 40,000 Verizon workers are taking part in one of the largest strikes in recent years amid stalled contract talks. Two unions, Communications Workers of America...

The Most Successful Company Founded the Year You Were Born

About 50 percent of all businesses fail within five years. Only a quarter make it to the 15-year mark. Even then, the majority of...

Gov. Baker Signs Solar Legislation Into Law

Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito were joined by a bipartisan group of legislators to sign solar legislation into law to continue the...

Smart Benefits: Why Aren’t More Companies Taking Small Business Tax Credit?

Businesses with fewer than 25 full-time employees who make an average of less than $50,000 ($51,800 in 2016) may qualify for the Small Employer Health Care Insurance Tax Credit,...

Friday Financial Five – April 8, 2016

The Department of Labor has finally made the fiduciary standard the law of the land for financial advice. While it may seem natural...

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