The Strategic Role of the CFO

The chief financial officer of a company has always had a seat at the table, but the current business environment combined with changes wrought by the pandemic make the role even more important. CFOs, who are already dealing with the perfect storm of rising prices, higher interest rates, continuing supply chain issues and labor shortages, now must add strategic planning to their duties. Building safeguards into a shifting landscape is hard, but there are ways to bring agility and flexibility to the role.

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What's the Deal with Health Savings Accounts?

Health savings accounts are paired with high-deductible health plans for an especially adaptable insurance and savings program. HDHPs have large deductibles that members must meet before receiving coverage. Participants meet those deductibles by contributing their own money to HSAs. The government does not tax these funds as long as they're used to pay for qualified medical expenses.

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Companies Need To Pay Attention to Gen Z

Finding talent is an issue for nearly all businesses. There are many reasons for this, but the top three may be (1) adjusting to a new normal that is not yet fully formed, (2) the generational shift in leadership and (3) the scarcity of talent. The result of this confluence of issues is that leaders must be able to be flexible. One of the ways they need to be flexible is learning new ways to manage a multigenerational workforce.

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How To Avoid FLSA 'Hours Worked' Mistakes

Employers covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act are required to pay nonexempt employees for all hours worked. It sounds simple enough, but many people fail to understand all the forms an hour of work can take. Not understanding the nuances of this principle can lead to payroll mistakes. Below are some pitfalls to avoid.

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