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New Routines | Save Money | The Zemar Podcast

New Routines | Save Money | The Zemar Podcast

November 22, 2022

We are natures of habits. We do the same thing over and over again. The industry taught you how to shop benefits. You have to establish new routines to save money and achieve better results.

  • Start the renewal / open enrollment process early 
  • Embrace technology 
  • Automate enrollments and terminations
  • Get data from tools to get better outcomes
  • Case Study from Marshall Allen
  • Get your Checklist
  • Whats your benefits score?
  • Payroll Company’s can be guilty for being hypocritical 

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net

Benefits Compliance Overview | Navy Aviation Compliance | Open Enrollments

Benefits Compliance Overview | Navy Aviation Compliance | Open Enrollments

November 15, 2022

The Navy Aviation world has taught Butch Zemar a thing or two about compliance. He walks us through a process the Aviation world goes through to remain compliant. With open enrollments here, stay on top of the benefits compliance to avoid any compliance or violations.

 

Some of the items discussed in this episode:

  • Better outcomes
  • DOL Case Study
  • Open Enrollment and New Hire Disclosures
  • Pre-tax document requirement 
  • ERISA Wrap Doc
  • 5500 Reporting
  • and much more…

This podcast is used as informational purposes only. Some of the things mentioned in this podcast could be dated or incorrect based on your situation or said in error. Please reach out to Elite Benefits or seek benefits consult for advice. 

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

Traditional Vs Digital Marketing with Chris Spanier | The Zemar Podcast

Traditional Vs Digital Marketing with Chris Spanier | The Zemar Podcast

October 26, 2022

Chris Spanier walks us through how traditional marketing still exists with digital marketing. The business models for marketing are very different today, and knowing how to do both will work to your advantage. In this episode we learn:

  • Traditional vs. Digital Marketing
  • Value in Fractional CMOs
  • Case studies
  • Jump out of an airplane to get over the fear of heights
  • The story of Lord Chris

For more information on Chris and the Carpe Diem Consulting Group, Visit Carpediemconsultinggroup.com or email Chris at chris@carpediemcg.com

 

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

Elevate Your Game and Craft your Content Pillars with Jason Finn, Poker Broadcaster | The Zemar Podcast

Elevate Your Game and Craft your Content Pillars with Jason Finn, Poker Broadcaster | The Zemar Podcast

October 18, 2022

Ever feel like your marketing falls apart? Jason Finn with Geek Chicago fills us in on how to craft pillars to keep your marketing up and going. Jason walks us through the process of marketing your business, whether you are in Real Estate, Insurance, or just a small mom-and-pop. 

  • Elevate Your Marketing Game
  • Individual versus Company Branding
  • Content Pillars of Marketing
  • The Game of Poker - Broadcaster
  • Learn to play Poker

A quick update on open enrollments 2023!

 

To reach to Jason Finn, for marketing jason@geekchicago.com

For real estate: jason@jasonlends.com

or call 773-979-9499

 

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

 

Not All Brokers Are Created Equal | Interview with Carrie Espinosa from Horizon Benefit Services

Not All Brokers Are Created Equal | Interview with Carrie Espinosa from Horizon Benefit Services

October 4, 2022

The world is changing, and so is the benefits world. Listen in to some of the changes employers and brokers are facing. Change is the only constant. 

In this Podcast:

  • Change is the only constant
  • Inflation Reduction Act
    • Rx Discounting for Medicare Beneficiaries 
  • Employers need to consider medicare options for their medicare eligible employees
  • Questions you should be asking your brokers to make sure you are getting good advice
  • Devil is in details

To find out more, reach out to Carrie and her team at Horizon Benefit Services please visit horizonbenefitservices.com or call 847-746-6115. 

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

Landing and Launch Pads | Building Better Habits | Interview with Colleen Klimczak, Certified Professional Organizer

Landing and Launch Pads | Building Better Habits | Interview with Colleen Klimczak, Certified Professional Organizer

September 29, 2022

Build better organizational habits with Colleen Klimczak, a professional organizer. This podcast discusses building good habits and having a landing and launch pad for your essential items. When are the items and tasks enough, and when is it too much? Sometimes starting with "organizational 101" is an excellent way to go about it. Turn your piles into files. 

For more information or contact Colleen Klimczak, please visit Peaceofmindpo.com

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

Have Something to Brag About With Alan Stern | The Zemar Podcast

Have Something to Brag About With Alan Stern | The Zemar Podcast

September 27, 2022

Alan Stern has taken marketing to the next level. You do not want to miss his "Live From the Lot" episode reviewing new cars that just hit the lot. Alan makes car buying so smooth, you'll brag about it.

Alan also takes us down the path of how to market our own businesses, solo or a company with employees that need to promote your product or company. Take your marketing to the next level.

Be sure to visit www.UltimateUsedCarCheatSheet.com or visit Alan on all the social media outlets. Look for the guy in the suit in the picture...

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

Roles and Responsibilities For Deep Shipwrecks And The Employer

Roles and Responsibilities For Deep Shipwrecks And The Employer

September 22, 2022

What is it like to dive to 390ft deep on a shipwreck? Dive into a deep shipwreck dive with Butch. For such a dive, there are roles and responsibilities. Each one is a key component to a successful outcome. 

Same thing for a benefits program for the workplace. It is an Employer Sponsored Plan, not a Broker Sponsored Plan. The brokers have a big role in the process, but the employer is the one who lives on to tell the story of the deep shipwreck. 

Contact us for a copy of the Roles and Responsiblities Worksheet. 

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

Be The Outlier | Military Habits Live On | My US Special Forces Scrutiny Story

Be The Outlier | Military Habits Live On | My US Special Forces Scrutiny Story

September 21, 2022

Old habits die hard. Especially for Veterans. Veterans come out of the military with habits that live on forever. They never seem to go away. Some are good, some not so good. For some of us, it also taught us to be outliers

Listen to Butch's story about when he was nominated as Benefits Broker of the Year in 2014. Butch was one of five in the country. The publication labeled me as an Ex-Navy Seal. Check out this podcast for the details and the outcome of the scrutiny he faced. 

Update: Since this podcast's recording, the publication responded to my recent inquiry to fix it. They have removed it from the website once again. Thank you. - Listen in to find out more on this!

 

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

Scuba Diving Attraction | Navigating Claims | Get Your Company’s Scorecard

Scuba Diving Attraction | Navigating Claims | Get Your Company’s Scorecard

September 7, 2022

Take a dive into Haigh Quarry as Butch takes you through some of the attractions. Navigating without a compass isn’t an issue with some training and practice you can do or. Same will go with navigating medical claims. 

Mid year review can save you cash.

 

Don’t be passive on claims.

 

Get your scorecard for your company now!

 

For more information on Elite Benefits of America, contact Butch at 708-535-3006 or visit EliteBenefits.net 

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