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Risk Strategies Company Adds Jim DiFalco to Credit Union Health Benefits of America Team

Risk Strategies Company (RSC), a national insurance brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Boston, has named Jim DiFalco as…

Risk Strategies Company Announces Formation of New National Professional Practices Group

Risk Strategies Company (RSC), a national insurance & benefits brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Boston, today announced the…

Risk Strategies Company Acquires Insurance Brokerage Firm Singer Nelson Charlmers

Risk Strategies Company, a national insurance brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Boston, today announced that it has acquired…

Risk Strategies Company Completes Transaction With Benefit Development Group, Expands Employee Benefits Practice Group

Risk Strategies Company, a national insurance brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Boston, today announced it has acquired Benefit…

Risk Strategies Company Grows Employee Benefits and Higher Education Practice with Acquisition of Northwest Comprehensive, Inc.

Risk Strategies Company, a national insurance brokerage and risk management firm based in Boston, today announced the acquisition of Northwest…

Risk Strategies Acquires Chicago-Based Northwest Comprehensive

Insurance Journal Boston-based insurance brokerage and risk management firm, Risk Strategies Co., has acquired Northwest Comprehensive Inc., a full service…

Northwest Comprehensive

Business Insurance Northwest Comprehensive, which specializes in providing employee benefits for higher education institutions, will be integrated into Risk Strategies’…

People on the Move - John Cerasani: Risk Strategies Midwest Employee Benefits Practice Leader

Chicago Business Journal John will continue to manage Northwest Comprehensive, but will also manage the Risk Strategies Midwest Employee Benefits…

Risk Strategies Company Bolsters Northern California Operations With Acquisition of MacCorkle Insurance Service

Risk Strategies Company, a national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced the expansion of its San Francisco presence…

Merger of Insurers Creates Bay Area ‘Powerhouse’

BenefitsPro.com Risk Strategies Inc., a Boston-based insurer, acquired MacCorkle Insurance Services, a full service employee benefits and property/casualty insurance brokerage and consulting…

Boston Insurance Broker Acquires Second Target in as Many Months

Boston Business Journal The fast-growing Risk Strategies has announced its second acquisition in as many months: a California employee benefits…

Risk Strategies Company Acquires OakBridge Advisors, Broadens National Employee Benefits Practice in California

Risk Strategies Company has added to its industry-leading Employee Benefits practice and its presence in California with the acquisition of…

Advisers, Brokers Looking to Strengthen Critical Partnership with Insurance Carriers

Employee Benefits Advisers It is important to have meetings with high-level contacts from across the country, believes Chris Powers of…

Risk Strategies Acquires OakBridge Advisors in California

Insurance Journal Risk Strategies Co. has acquired employee benefits firm OakBridge Advisors in Newport Beach, Calif. Founders Edward Kirkwood and…

Are Insurers Ditching PPOs?

Healthcare Drive “In the large group market, traditional PPO offerings have been on the decline for the last several years…

Risk Strategies Company Acquires Long Island-Based TSG Financial Bolstering Expertise in Employee Benefits Practice

Risk Strategies Company today announced it has strengthened its growing employee benefits practice and made its first foray into offering…

Risk Strategies Acquires TSG Financial

Plan Adviser Risk Strategies, a privately-held national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has announced the acquisition of TSG Financial.…

Risk Strategies Company Acquires New York Based TSG Financial

Insurance Journal Risk Strategies Company, a privately held, national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has strengthened its employee benefits…

Becker’s ACA Review

14 healthcare thought leaders on President Trump's executive order on the ACA John Greenbaum. National Practice Leader of Employee Benefits…

Risk Strategies Company adds to Employee Benefits Practice with Acquisition of Mosse & Mosse Associates

At a time of great uncertainty for employers amid looming federal policy changes, Risk Strategies Company, a privately held, rapidly…

Risk Strategies Company Bolsters Employee Benefits Expertise with New Hires

Risk Strategies Company, a privately held, rapidly growing national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced the arrival of…

Risk Strategies Snaps Up Employee Benefits Duo

Captive Insurance Times Sobelman joins as senior vice president, while Genovese will serve as senior strategic consultant. Both will be…

Risk Strategies Company acquires Anderson Corporate Solutions

Risk Strategies Company has acquired life and health benefits specialist firm, Anderson Corporate Solutions, enhancing its leadership in employee benefits…

Risk Strategies Company acquires Tikia Consulting, expands employee benefits practice expertise

Risk Strategies Company today announced the acquisition of Tikia Consulting, an employee benefits brokerage and consultancy based in Metairie, LA.…

Wage & Hour Circular-Classification

Wage and Hour lawsuits are the employment practices claim that just won’t quit. State and federal laws are complex, making…

Web-Based Reverse Auction

For Full Service Health System Risk Strategies leverages knowledge, experience and technology to generate maximum savings on ancillary benefits. SOLUTION…

How Universities Can Map their Way to Smarter Risk and Cost Control

Demographic changes, shrinking federal and state support, a lethargic economic recovery, anemic endowment returns and increasing wariness of student loan…

Opt Out

A ruling by the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Court undercutting so-called “opt-out” systems set off a flurry of speculation about such…

Too good to be true? Insurance for IC Misclassification Risk

For a generation now, few issues have preoccupied the courier industry as deeply or consistently as Independent Contractor misclassification. Although…

Insurance & Independent Contractors—Proceed with Caution!

Since the advent of the Internet, today’s generation of buyers desires immediate gratification when it comes to their purchases. Companies…

Risk Strategies Company acquires Benefits Network Insurance Agency, adds wholesale expertise to national employee benefits practice

Risk Strategies Company, a privately held, rapidly growing national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced the acquisition of…

Risk Strategies Acquires Ohio’s Benefits Network Insurance Agency

Insurance Journal Risk Strategies Co., a privately held national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has acquired Benefits Network Insurance…

Risk Strategies Company Acquires Ohio Specialist Brokerage

Insurance Business Risk Strategies Company, a privately held national insurance and risk-management firm, has acquired Benefits Network Insurance Agency (BNIA),…

Risk Strategies Acquires Benefits Network Insurance Agency

Intelligent Insurer Risk Strategies Company, a privately broker and risk management firm, has acquired Benefits Network Insurance Agency (BNIA), a…

Three Large Companies Take Employee Health Benefits Into Their Own Hands

Plansponsor.com John Greenbaum, national employee benefits practice leader at Risk Strategies Company, says the news is unsurprising to him. “For…

A peek into the back room

When we talk with clients and prospects about their benefits program, there’s an understandably large percentage of the conversation that…

The Changing Healthcare Landscape

CVS to Buy Aetna for $69 Billion in a Deal That May Reshape the Health Industry - The New York…

Drivers with Personal Auto Insurance – A “Dirty Little Secret” that exposes you to risk?

Social media is notorious for disinformation and false rumors. Let’s put one to rest. Delivery companies that purchase quality Hired…

Risk Strategies Adds to Leading National Employee Benefits Practice with Acquisition of CBG Benefits, Inc.

Risk Strategies today announced the acquisition of Costello Benefits Group (CBG Benefits, Inc.), a full-service employee benefits brokerage firm headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts

Risk Strategies acquires Massachusetts employee benefits firm

Insurance Business  National insurance brokerage and risk management firm Risk Strategies has announced the acquisition of Costello Benefits Group (CBG…

Risk Strategies Acquires Massachusetts’ Costello Benefits Group

Insurance Journal Risk Strategies, a privately held, national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has acquired Costello Benefits Group (CBG…

Fertile grounds for benefits improvement

A recent New York Times article says that, for the second year in a row, the US fertility rate hit…

In the rush to merge, don’t lose sight of company culture

Five years ago I sat through an onboarding meeting with the human resources team of a company that had just…

Risk Strategies Expansion Continues With Addition Of Another Massachusetts Employee Benefits Practice

Risk Strategies continues to grow its employee benefits practice at a brisk pace with the announcement of its third agency…

Risk Strategies Broadens Employee Benefits Capabilities with Addition of Corporate Benefit Audits

Risk Strategies, announced the acquisition of Corporate Benefit Audits (CBA), a firm providing claim outsourcing and audit services to the medical stop loss,…

A Busy Month For Risk Strategies With Two More Acquisition Announcements

Agency Checklists On the heels of its acquisition of CBG Benefits Group, Inc., Risk Strategies has announced two more acquisitions.…

Top Trends and Insurance Implications for Home Delivery in a Changing Marketplace

As demand for home delivery services increases exponentially, retailers and the industry at large are working to accommodate a rising…

Understand the Safety Risks of Distracted Driving

Same day delivery couriers aim to transport products from point A to point B in the fastest, most convenient way…

Keys to Understanding Your Workers Compensation

Let’s all agree on this:  Workers Compensation is probably not a favorite topic at your company’s water cooler and if…

Is Your Courier Business Driving Happiness?

Happy Employees, Healthier Bottom Line?   Happy employees are more productive at work, according to a new study by health…

Risk Strategies Adds to Leading National Employee Benefits Practice with Acquisition of Craford Benefit Consultants

Risk Strategies today announced the acquisition of Craford Benefit Consultants, a full-service employee consulting and benefits brokerage firm headquartered in…

Risk Strategies expands employee benefits practice with new acquisition

Insurance Business Risk Strategies, a national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has announced the acquisition of a California-based employee…

Risk Strategies acquires employee benefits brokerage Craford

Intelligent Insurer Insurance brokerage and risk management firm Risk Strategies has acquired California-based employee consulting and benefits brokerage Craford Benefit…

Risk Strategies Acquires Craford Benefit Consultants in California

Insurance Business Risk Strategies has acquired San Rafael, Calif.-based Craford Benefit Consultants. Craford is an employee consulting and benefits brokerage firm…

Is a Group Medical Stop-Loss Captive Right for You?

As a mid-size employer, choosing the right healthcare plan for your company can be a complicated decision that can affect…

Risk Strategies adds another benefits firm to its acquisition roster

Employee Benefit Adviser National insurance brokerage and risk management firm, Risk Strategies, announced the acquisition of Craford Benefit Consulting, a…

Hiring help? Don’t forget this!

As our lives become increasingly busy we need to rely on others to help us achieve our goals. Hiring individuals…

Disability Insurance: Let’s Keep It in Our Front View; Not the Rearview Mirror

May is known in the employee benefits world as ‘Disability Insurance Awareness Month’ (‘DIAM’). Each May, The Council for Disability…

M&A Benefit Due Diligence: Look First or Pay Later

2018 was another hectic year for mergers and acquisitions, with a record high of 3,774 deals recorded, globally. Recent survey…

Risk Strategies Adds to Leading National Employee Benefits Practice with Acquisition of Arkin Youngentob Associates

Risk Strategies today announced the acquisition of Arkin Youngentob Associates, a full-service employee and executive benefits firm headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.…

Risk Strategies acquires employee benefits firm in fourth swoop this year

Corporate Risk and Insurance Arkin Youngentob, which was founded in 1981, has earned an industry reputation for its expertise in…

Risk Strategies Acquires Maryland’s Arkin Youngentob Associates

Insurance Journal In addition to employee benefits, Arkin Youngentob focuses on the design of executive benefits, including multi-life disability and…

New Legislation a Hiccup for the Gig Economy?

What do Uber drivers, hair dressers, Amazon delivery drivers and home healthcare workers all have in common? Most of them…

Risk Strategies Acquires Dallas-Based RiskPro Global Partners

Risk Strategies, a privately held, rapidly growing national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced the acquisition of RiskPro…

Dallas’ RiskPro Global Partners Acquired by Risk Strategies

Insurance Journal Risk Strategies, a privately held, national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has acquired RiskPro Global Partners, a…

Risk Strategies picks up P&C employee benefits firm in Dallas

Insurance Business Magazine Founded in 2017 by Gary Griffith and Travis King, RiskPro Global Partners focuses on industries such as…

RiskPro Global Partners acquired by Risk Strategies

Dallas Innovates Dallas-based RiskPro Global Partners—a full-service property, casualty, and employee benefits firm—has been acquired by Risk Strategies, a Boston-based…

Are Courier Insurance Costs Rising?

Did we see this coming?   A hardening insurance market in the transportation sector continues to impact both insurance companies and…

How Cyber Threats Could Impact Your Courier Business

if you're a courier (or really any business) owner, this is an important question to ask, and even more important that…

3 Factors Used to Calculate Workers Compensation Premiums

As the owner of same day transportation operation, understanding your workers compensation policy can be challenging to say the least! While…

The Ethical and Economic Debate of Innovative Medicine

When news broke in November that a scientist in China had created the world’s first genetically engineered babies, the questions…

Have you been checking boxes at renewal or checking for appropriate coverage terms?

Don’t just check boxes – check for the right terms Benefit professionals and advisors are facing numerous challenges entering 2019. …

ALL Employers should have a Leave of Absence Policy

Employees taking a leave of absence (LOA) will very often find their employers lack a formal policy addressing continuation of…

Employee Benefit Considerations in M&A Deals Part 2

Despite building economic turbulence entering 2019, it looks to be another banner year for M&A deals due to ongoing, unprecedented…

Cost of Medical Innovation Stresses Insurers

Advances in medicine to treat once-incurable diseases offer new hope to millions of people around the world. But the high…

Medicare for All – The Future of Healthcare or Political Hype?

The term “Medicare for all” has gained a unique prominence in the current public discourse, but whether it’s a feasible…

Health and Welfare: A Critical Component to Your Total Rewards Strategy

 When considering total rewards, base and incentive compensation usually ranks first on the list, well ahead of the benefits component.…

Who is paying for college?  Student loan assistance is the newest employee benefit gaining momentum.

In many industries, gone are the days when a “traditional” benefit package alone will attract and retain highly talented recruits. …

Contracting Courier Drivers, Do’s And Don’ts: Part 2

It should be as clear as the road in front of you.  Professional driver contracting and ongoing monitoring goes a long way…

This Year’s WasteExpo 360 Focused on Safety… At Last!

WasteExpo 360, the largest annual gathering of waste and recycling industry leaders, is always a fantastic opportunity to learn and…

On-Site Dental. Adoption Services. Escape Rooms: Biotech and Pharma Firms Offer Amazing Perks to Attract Talent

If you want to see what creative, benefits-based differentiation looks like in a full-employment economy, take a look at the…

Is Your Courier Business Protected?

As a courier owner, you can be liable if an employee has an accident in a personal or company vehicle, but…

Can Telematics Improve Courier Driver Safety?

As a courier owner, one question that's always top of mind is, “How can I develop a safer driving environment…

Don’t Become a Statistic: Common Courier Claims to Avoid

There are lessons to be learned from real-life courier losses and associated insurance claims. Below, we offer three examples of common…

Commercial Driving and Opioids, Are Your Drivers at Risk?

In today’s transportation industry, it’s not easy to ensure that managers have a chance to observe drivers before they start…

​​38th Annual ISCEBS Employee Benefits Symposium

The Symposium is one of the largest gatherings of credentialed benefits professionals in the country. Attendees represent corporations, consulting firms,…

Risk Strategies Acquires Gerard B. Tracy Associates, Inc.

At a time of great uncertainty for employers amid looming federal policy changes, Risk Strategies, a privately held, rapidly growing…

Risk Strategies swoops in for CT-based employee benefits provider Gerard B. Tracy Associates

Insurance Business Founded in 1948, GBTA has been creating employee benefits programs for a variety of public and private entities.…

Risk Strategies acquires Gerard B. Tracy Associates

Captive Insurance Times Risk Strategies has acquired Gerard B. Tracy Associates in order to add to its employee benefits method.…

Risk Strategies Expands National Employee Benefits Practice with Acquisition of National Insurance Consulting Group

 Risk Strategies, a privately held, rapidly growing national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced it has expanded its…

Risk Strategies Acquires National Insurance Consulting Group, Expands Southeast Reach

Insurance Journal Risk Strategies, a privately held, national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has expanded its presence in the…

Risk Strategies snaps up National Insurance Consulting

Life Insurance International Insurance brokerage and risk management firm Risk Strategies has purchased employee benefits and human capital consulting firm…

Risk Strategies bolsters practice with new acquisition

Insurance Business Risk Strategies has acquired National Insurance Consulting Group (NICG), expanding its presence in the southeast region. Terms of…

Risk Strategies acquisition expands its presence in Southeast US

Captive International Risk Strategies, a national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has expanded its presence in the Southeast US…

Q&A with Risk Strategies Founder Mike Christian

Editor’s note: Mike Christian, a 40-year veteran of the insurance industry, founded Risk Strategies in 1997. After growing the company…

California Law Shakes up Gig Economy

On September 18, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) into law, making California the first state to…

Risk Strategies Names Chris Powers Employee Benefits Practice Leader for the Eastern U.S.

Risk Strategies, a privately held, rapidly growing national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced that Chris Powers has…

Golub Capital Agents $1.6 Billion Loan to Support the Refinancing of Risk Strategies by Kelso & Company

Golub Capital acted as the Administrative Agent on a $1.6 billion GOLD facility to support the refinancing of Risk Strategies, a portfolio…

Risk Strategies Appoints Powers to Lead Eastern U.S. Employee Benefits Practice

Insurance Journal Risk Strategies, a privately held, Boston, Mass.-headquartered insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has appointed Chris Powers to…

Risk Strategies names benefits practice leader for eastern US

Insurance Business Magazine Powers has nearly 25 years of industry experience. He joined Risk Strategies in 2014 with the acquisition…

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