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If you didn’t have challenges, you wouldn’t have successes.

How do you overcome obstacles, particularly those facing businesses and their owners in today’s environment? It takes thoughtful creativity with a thorough attention to detail. It takes global knowledge tempered with regional expertise. More importantly, it takes a spirit of optimism that we all share. Whether you’re looking for basic healthcare solutions, comprehensive human resources management, business insurance, risk management strategies or retirement plan consulting, Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting will provide the guidance you need to reach your goals and compete successfully.

Form 5500 basics: Your organization’s retirement plan obligations

The Form 5500 is an annual report, filed with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), that contains information about a 401(k) plan's financial conditions, investments, and operations. Employers that sponsor 401(k) plans must file an annual report electronically with the IRS using the Form 5500. Used to gather information about the plan, the form is due seven months after the end of the plan year, and under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), failing to properly submit Form 5500 can be costly. Let’s take a look at the basic requirements.


ABRC celebrates its emerging managers and leaders!

On  April 16 and 17, Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting (ABRC) concluded the Emerging Managers Emerging Leaders (ELEM) program for our 2019 Minnesota participants. We would like to congratulate the participants for completing the program and for being great contributors. The MN ELEM participants for 2019 were: Lisa Askew, Miranda Childers, Audrea Goepfert, Alex Hass, Brian Plautz, Nancy Simon, Cassandra Smith, Hannah Woolsey, and Anne Yund.
  • Employee benefits client technology solutions overview

    Our clients have access to the latest in technology tools. From client portals containing benchmark reports, to employee communication, online application and decision support tools, we have the technology solutions that can simplify your work life.

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