Category Archives: Group Benefits Blog

When Should You Review Your Group Benefits Plan?

There are many reasons to review your group benefits plan, including both the plan itself and its provider. While it is tempting to stick with an old plan that you have had for many years, reviewing your offering can take as little as an hour of your time and can result in cost savings, better…
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What you need to know about Group Travel Insurance in BC

Group travel insurance in BC is often an important component of your overall group benefits package. Employees are your most important asset, and ensuring they are protected while traveling is sound asset management. That and it can be an enticing feature for your overall compensation offer. We have all heard the horror stories of someone…
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How to get Millennials Excited about Group Retirement Plans

Millennials (also known as Generation Y) are the demographic following Generation X. Although the exact time period is up for debate, most researchers use the period between 1980 and early 2000’s when referring to Millennials. Getting Millennials excited about group retirement plans may seem impossible given retirement is a distant problem, making it easy to…
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Fraser Valley Group Retirement Services Set Your Business Apart

Fraser Valley group retirement services can set your business apart from the competition, attract top talent and result in overall job satisfaction for your employees. Until computers and robots replace us all, your employees will remain your greatest asset. Your employees are the face of your company and represent your vision with every customer interaction.…
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How the Saskatchewan Tax Changes Affect Your Insurance Premiums

The Saskatchewan government is announcing a one percent increase to the provincial sales tax (PST) along with a number of other tax changes in their 2017-2018 budget. This change will affect your personal income and businesses. The Saskatchewan tax changes affect your insurance premiums as well. Officially effective March 23, 2017, the new Saskatchewan tax…
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How to Lower your Life Insurance Premiums

People are living much longer compared to just a few decades ago, but not necessarily healthier. This has led to a growing increase in health care costs that is creating a strain on our medical system and economy. There is growing evidence that suggest participating in a program like the BC Life Insurance Rewards Program…
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BC Life Insurance Rewards Program

DENT Benefits Consulting Ltd. is excited to announce the inception of a new BC life insurance rewards program, the first of its kind in Canada! To encourage healthy living, life insurance programs are now available on a point based system. Points can be redeemed to earn rewards and lower premiums on an annual basis. Rising…
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Why your Business needs Disability/WBC Claims Management Services

Effective disability/WCB claims management essential if you are looking to reduce or better manage your insurance premiums. When an employee injures themselves on the job, just managing that employee’s workload can be a challenge, let alone managing the entire claim. Especially if you are the owner of a small to medium business, administrating a claim…
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Coordinating Multiple Group Benefit Plans

If you and your spouse both have health coverage from different employers, you can combine the coverage to get 100% of your expenses covered. Coordinating multiple group benefit plans can save much of the out-of-pocket expenses related to health care costs in Canada. This is called coordination of benefits (COB) and is sound financial strategy…
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Employee Benefits Administration – The Cost of Doing it Wrong

Employee benefits administration is the facilitation of all paperwork required to properly set-up your new employees, make changes to existing employees or to remove former staff. Often this step is either overlooked or poorly managed. At DENT, we blame poor administration on your current provider not educating you (or your designated administrator) on the basic…
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