How to manage a benefit plan for your workforce

How to manage a benefit plan for your workforce

“Employers in Catholic organizations and dioceses are faced with a difficult balancing act of wanting to provide a safe and secure retirement benefit for employees without unduly taxing their budgets. Many employers may believe that continuing to offer a defined benefit plan is not feasible though at the same time understand the important foundation a defined benefit plan brings to the retirement security of their employees.” Managing a benefit plan for your workforce can be challenging. There are a host of issues to consider from basic financial considerations to providing…

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A call to action on the opioid crisis

A call to action on the opioid crisis

Christian Brothers Services along with Express Scripts is leading the fight to end the opioid epidemic through partnership Each day … ▶ 90 people lose their lives due to opioid overdose; ▶ more than 1,000 people are treated in emergency rooms for misusing prescription opioids; ▶ families from all walks of life are losing loved ones to painkillers. The undeniable truth—opioid addiction is so prevalent that these facts are nearly part of daily reporting. Yet, we continue to see the toll it takes on…

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Socially responsible investing–that’s BMT

Socially responsible investing–that’s BMT

Christian Brothers Services’ 2017 acquisition of BMT Management & Financial Consultants brought with it the company’s wealth of experience, including one of its areas of expertise for investment consulting and developing socially responsible portfolios. BMT’s client base is entirely composed of religious organizations and their sponsored ministries. This client base deserves credit for being pioneers in Socially Responsible Investing (SRI),taking care to avoid investments in companies participating in businesses that are inconsistent with their Catholic values and choosing to pursue shareholder advocacy through proxy voting and engagement with management. A…

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