The Zemar Podcast
The Biggest Fire In History | Military Process and Procedures | Start Now for 2023 Improvements

The Biggest Fire In History | Military Process and Procedures | Start Now for 2023 Improvements

January 27, 2022

This podcast took me down memory lane a bit. The Military has a lot of good lessons for life and business. Structure and order are a big deal for the military. This can be brought to your HR this first quarter of 2022. Dive in now!

  • 2022 planning for 2023
  • Improve the process now, not later
  • The biggest fire in history and what they did about BEFORE it happened
  • Supply chain audits
  • At home COVID-19 testing at no cost to your employees

 

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

Veterans Day Shoutout! | Puck Battles | Open Enrollments | Fee Disclosures

Veterans Day Shoutout! | Puck Battles | Open Enrollments | Fee Disclosures

January 14, 2022

Updated:

A quick shoutout to some veterans that came to mind during the podcast. Open enrollment is underway. How is your's going? 

  • Employees are waiting for their benefits package to determine their employment for 2022.
  • Open Enrollment Updates
  • Fee Disclosures are coming for Brokers; Employers
  • Shout out to my fellow veterans!

Happy Veterans Day!

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

 

Updated 1-14-2022

Move Your Business To The Next Level | Interview with Carlos Sava

Move Your Business To The Next Level | Interview with Carlos Sava

December 30, 2021

Everyone is always working to move their business to the next level. Going from a small to a mid-sized company can be super hard without the right help.  Carlos Savas joins us to provide some insight in moving to a mid-sized company, taking it to the next level or planning that exit. 

  • Strategize to the max!
  • In-house CFO
  • Outsourced CFO
  • Adjusting during current times
  • What is important to look for when looking to outsource CFO work
  • You need to focus on these items to move your business to the next level
  • Controller versus CFO
  • Embracing the growth mode - Path to $5 Million to $50 Million
  • Exit planning strategies

To find out more information on today's topic, please reach out to Carlos Sava at 608-338-5112 or email carlos.sava@procfopartners.com

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

Ultra Run Update | Elite Benefits Updates | Open Enrollments 2022 | Compliance 2022

Ultra Run Update | Elite Benefits Updates | Open Enrollments 2022 | Compliance 2022

December 2, 2021

A lot going on at Elite Benefits. Open enrollments are underway. Be ready for 2022!

  • Ultra running is a real thing. Finished at 32 miles. Next year 50 miles!
  • Elite Benefits office updates
  • Renewal updates
  • Small Employer strategies
  • Individual / Family policy update
  • Variable hour employee tracking 
  • Prepare for the open enrollment
  • Get timelines with your broker
  • Insurance agents! If you need help sue to the vaccine mandate, call us! We have resources for keep selling.
  • Stay in compliance with these 3 items in 2022

 

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

Key Deadlines | Case Study on Savings | You Won‘t Save Money By Staying

Key Deadlines | Case Study on Savings | You Won‘t Save Money By Staying

November 24, 2021

A lot going on in the 4th quarter of 2021 - Employers are more willing to look at options to save money. Are you receiving those options?

In this episode: 

  • Updates on open enrollments
  • Key deadlines
  • Community rating (ACA groups) are not scalable
  • Old School or New School?
  • Current benefits programs work against employers - Change it!
  • Case Study - Save money!
  • Compare your renewal with at least one other insurance company proposal
  • Start learning about your options with Level-Funded / Self-funded proposals
  • If you can save money, but you stay where you are, how will you ever know?

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

Business Analytics | Interview with Anabel Lopez, CPA, PMP from Cumberland Irving, Inc.

Business Analytics | Interview with Anabel Lopez, CPA, PMP from Cumberland Irving, Inc.

November 11, 2021

Former Ironwoman, Anabel Lopez walks us through how businesses can take data from their company, apply the right technology, and profit more. 

  • Billion-dollar company case study
  • Business analytics you can use
  • Budget is the destination
  • Forecasting your goals

For more information on Cumberland Irving, or to reach out to Anabel, reach out on LinkedIn, or email alopez@cumberlandirving.com

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

 

The Healthcare Manifesto | Interview with Robert Slayton

The Healthcare Manifesto | Interview with Robert Slayton

October 29, 2021

Robert Slayton is making waves doing the right thing for Employers and their benefits program. In his new book, The Healthcare Manifesto, he walks CFOs, Owners and Employers through what it takes to reverse the healthcare costs in an easy to read format. Pick up your copy today!

  • Who is Robert Slayton?
  • The Healthcare Manifesto, the book
  • Do your research on doctors!
  • Risk comes in 4 categories 
  • Using a Medical Managment Company and what do they do for you to control costs and outcomes
  • Broker compensation models that works against the employers interests
  • What if you were over paying your broker and didn’t know it?
  • Best Selling book

CFOs, owners and employers need to read this book. Pick up a copy today or schedule a meeting with Robert at RobertSlayton.com 

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

Leverage Cash With Bank On Yourself Revolution | Interview with Sarry Ibrahim

Leverage Cash With Bank On Yourself Revolution | Interview with Sarry Ibrahim

October 14, 2021

Sarry Ibrahim shares with us business owner and employee strategies to leverage your returns without taking away from traditional investing. Integrating the bank on yourself revolution will give you the ability to have tax-free returns. 

 

For more information or to reach Sarry, please contact him on LinkedIn

 

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

CFOs Step Up To The Status Quo! | Adverse Effect to Affordability | Fourth Quarter 2021 Updates

CFOs Step Up To The Status Quo! | Adverse Effect to Affordability | Fourth Quarter 2021 Updates

October 13, 2021

A lot is going on for the renewals and open enrollments this year. Lots of moving parts. Businesses are past COVID and ready to forge ahead. All renewals are in-house through Jan 1st, 2022. 

  • Medical Loss Ratios
  • 80/20 Rule
  • Cost control backlash
  • Adverse effect to affordability 
  • Insurance companies increase profits through increase of claims
  • Ask questions, many questions
  • Brannigan Chiropractic - Lunch in the Workplace!

Increase the tools in the war chest! Have options. Have the right tools!

CFO’s need to stand up to the challenge against the status quo renewals out there. Get the itemized billing you request for all other expenses. If you cannot get it with your health plan, you are probably in the wrong health plan for your benefits program. 

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

Business Fundamentals Bootcamp | Interview with Lynette DeRose at Supporting Strategies Chicago Southland

Business Fundamentals Bootcamp | Interview with Lynette DeRose at Supporting Strategies Chicago Southland

October 12, 2021

Lynette from Supporting Strategies Chicago Southland shares her insights into the Business Fundamentals Bootcamp coming up on October 29th, 2021. There is a golden nugget for small businesses in the Chicagoland area. 

The event takes place on October 29th at the Elements Conference Center in Orland Park, IL. I'll be speaking along with other business leaders on topics such as marketing, finance, law, and human resources.

The Bootcamp is designed especially for CEOs and CXOs of growing small businesses, with a focus on the tactical and operational know-how that you need to manage your business.

To redeem your ticket register here.  There is limited space, so the event may sell out! Use ELITE50 for 50% savings off your ticket.

Important notice re COVID-19: Please note any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19 and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed while in attendance at the event. We encourage you to follow the venue’s safety policies, as well as local laws and restrictions.

 

To reach out to Lynette DeRose, please visit her on LinkedIn or visit https://www.supportingstrategies.com/

 

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

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