July 22, 2018

It’s probably Obama’s fault

Turns Out Your Non-Diverse Wardrobe Probably Makes You a Better CPA

Guys in public accounting, how many blue shirts do you own? For the ladies, how many of the same cardigan in different colors do you own? I get it, I rotate the same few suits when I actually have to appear in public for work in Washington, with the scarf I tie around my neck […]

Apparently This ObamaCare Thing Is a Big Deal But May or May Not Be a Tax

Unlike many pundits, wonks and keyboard ninjas out there, I feel it is important to refrain from spouting off about ObamaCare at this point since I am neither a Constitutional law expert nor all that well-versed in decoding hundreds of pages of legislation. It wasn't just second rate bloggers getting the news wrong yesterday, of […]

Ernst & Young Employees Are Chipping in a Little Extra for Medical Insurance for 2011

According to this:


It’s our understanding that the firm is going to “unitized pricing” which apparently results in the increases above. In addition, the firm had an “eye discount card” in the past which was a freebee but now an insurance option has been added. The deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums are also increasing.

So question for the group – are you seeing similar changes to your benefit options for next year? Our feeling on the matter is that it’s always easier to blame a faceless insurance company than any other mega, faceless corporation but if you’d like to take issue with your firm on this trend, your rationale will be heard below.