Health Savings Accounts: Is a HSA right for you?

Health Savings Accounts: Is a HSA right for you?

For many people tax time is the only time of the year when they think of tax planning and opportunities to save money. But as the year comes to a close, it’s a good time to remember the benefits of a Health Savings Account (HSA). A HSA is a personal savings account that allows individuals to pay for current health expenses and save for future qualified medical expenses on a pre-tax basis. You can treat your HSA like an individual…

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Copyright Infringement: A Trap for the Unwary

Copyright Infringement: A Trap for the Unwary

Consider the following scenario which may sound familiar: The time has come to prepare a newsletter for your organization which will ultimately be posted to your organization’s website. To create a more captivating reading experience for your audience, you include some images. If your next step is to search the internet for images to include in your newsletter, that decision may prove costly for you and your organization. The images you find on the internet may be subject to copyright…

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Communicating With Our Members in a Digital Age

Communicating With Our Members in a Digital Age

Christian Brothers Services (CBS) has a history of evolving to meet the changing needs of our members.  This includes the methods we use to communicate with you.  Just 20 years ago, communications were generally delivered via U.S. Mail, telephone and fax.  Today, our communications landscape is dramatically different.  U.S. Mail, telephone and fax volumes have all decreased while website content, email and iChat messages, and social media activity have all increased substantially.  As part of our mission to create a…

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