7 Ways to Reduce Rising Healthcare Costs

Posted by Jeff LaCrosse

Nov 10, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Read Time: 3 Minutes 

With medical insurance premiums at all-time highs, and rising each year, it is important to identify and understand a few practices that would help keep premium costs down.  Here at Fusion, we have personally seen a rise in HMO employee-only premiums of 2.5x over the past 8 years with a current rate of inflation under 2%.  Medical costs, including insurance, have grown to be one of the most significant expenses for families.

The best way to keep your medical costs to a minimum is staying healthy.  Practicing a wellness lifestyle by both eating right and exercising remains the best way to live well, but there are many actions you can take to lower your health care costs beyond choosing affordable health insurance. Below find 7 tips on reducing these expenses:

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Topics: culture, accounting

3 Ways to Protect Your Business from Financial Fraud

Posted by Jeff LaCrosse

Sep 1, 2017 7:14:37 PM

Read Time: 2 Minutes, 30 Seconds

As technology evolves, financial fraud protection is becoming more and more of a necessity.  Increasingly elaborate and technically savvy methods of fraud are escalating their attempts to steal money from both companies and individuals.  Banks are seeing an alarming number of fraud cases with both paper checks and ACH transactions.  Checks are stolen from the mail and manipulated to deposit in fraudulent accounts.  ACH payments are being hacked in mere moments.  As our defense methods advance, so do the schemes and devices that try and manipulate them.

There are several methods of financial protection available, and choosing the right methods that suite how your business operates is crucial to avoid suffering from financial fraud. Consider implementing these three tips to avoid a financial disaster:

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Topics: accounting

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