Posts by Ben Hockema

Contribute Now, Save Later: Taxes and Your 401(k)

Most people are aware that their 401(k) is an excellent tool for retirement savings. In fact, Americans with access to a 401(k) plan are making contributions across the board – 52% of millennials, 75% of Gen X, and 80% of baby boomers contribute regularly. The majority of people who contribute on a regular basis are…

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Are You Saving Money During Benefits Enrollment?

People often view open enrollment season at their office as a time where they need to check a box that basically ensures that they continue to get the coverage they’ve always had. People are creatures of habit, and the idea of reviewing your coverage and making changes can be both overwhelming and unsettling. Not to…

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A Look Back at 2017

A Look Back at 2017; What to Look Forward to in 2018   I enjoy the end of the year, spending time looking back fondly at all the places I have been, people I have spent time with and ways we have all moved forward together, both personally and professionally. For many people, 2017 was…

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