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Split-Dollar Insurance: Life Insurance for Executives

If you're looking for a unique benefit solution that will provide your financial institution's key executives with life insurance and supplemental retirement benefits, split-dollar life insurance fits the bill perfectly.

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Don’t Be Caught Unprepared for the New Excise Tax

As you may have heard, there’s a new tax that affects tax-exempt entities, including credit unions. In response to complaints from taxed corporations that tax-exempt organizations are enjoying preferential treatment, the 2017 Tax Act included a 21% excise tax on compensation exceeding $1 million paid to specific employees of tax-exempt organizations.

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4 Ways to Attract and Retain Top C-Level Talent

In similar blogs it's been discussed how competitive the job market is right now as financial institutions seek high-quality employees to guide their businesses. In March, the unemployment rate dropped to 4.5%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the lowest it’s been since 2007. Low unemployment means the job market favors employees, as businesses need to work harder to compete for top talent.  

As credit unions identify executives who fit both the culture and showcase the required skill set, attracting and keeping them becomes imperative. At the C-Suite, to attract and keep high-level executives, Boards and HR teams need to create captivating packages that blend salary, benefits, bonus plans, and long-term retention plans.  

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