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Understanding Retirement Savings Plans

Understanding Retirement Savings Plans

Defined contribution plans, commonly known as 401 (k) or 403 (b) plans have become the most common retirement plans offered to employees. These plans can be relatively easy to manage for employers and easy to fund for employees who choose to enroll. But many plans do not offer the ease of a hands-off approach that some employers and employees would like. This is referred to as a turnkey approach. This approach is geared for small to mid-size organizations, but can…

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How to Channel Volunteer Leadership

How to Channel Volunteer Leadership

The latest Catholic School Management Letter takes a look at maximizing volunteer efforts. Check out this excerpt: Within Catholic schools, leadership is sought in numerous areas, and the volunteers who take on these key roles can make a substantial addition to the school experience. Yet quite often managing volunteer engagement for maximum positive impact can be a challenge. In the perfect world, these volunteers are always absolutely clear about their mandate. Therefore, there is no danger of tensions arising from…

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Move More and Sit Less

Move More and Sit Less

No matter what age you are, becoming more physically active will provide the means to a healthier lifestyle. Time to get started; April is National Move More Month. Bottom line, you’re never too old to exercise. A March 2019 JAMA article, “Light Physical Activity and Incident Coronary Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Among Older Women—A Call for Action,” by Gregory W. Heath, DHSc, MPH1 indicates that even light physical activity is associated with a decreased risk of coronary heart disease and improved…

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