Category: Employee Benefits

We offer comprehensive employee benefit consultations at Horizon Ridge Wealth Management.

Compensation Is More Than Just Salary

Sep 27, 2017
Many individuals look to change their employment when they look to increase their income.  In fact, many would prefer to go through the stressful process of changing jobs rather than petitioning their current employer for...

Phantom Stock: Aligning Key Employee Benefits With Company Goals

Sep 20, 2017
There are quite a number of fringe benefits a company can offer their employees, and yet if the company is trying to retain key employees they may not be enough.  For this conversation, let’s define...

Changing Jobs: Hard Dollar Benefits vs. Soft Dollar Benefits

Sep 13, 2017
Landing a new job can be one of the most exciting feelings you can experience. Whether you were looking to change careers, or had been unemployed for a period of time, receiving an offer letter...

New Hire Orientation: Which Benefits Should You Elect?

Aug 30, 2017
You’re fresh out of college, and about to start your first job in your chosen field.  This may very well be the beginning of the career you dreamed about when you first enrolled in college. ...

Part 2: The Difference Between Stock Options and Restricted Stock

Aug 23, 2017
In part 1 of our two part series we explored, at a high level, the differences between the stock option plans, incentive stock options, and non-qualified stock options.  We discussed some of the reasons why companies...

Part 1: The Difference Between Stock Options and Restricted Stock

Aug 16, 2017
Climbing the corporate ladder can be a rewarding, challenging, and amazing feeling.  While there will certainly be a few extra headaches from the additional responsibilities, there are also a few extra compensation benefits.  Whether you are...

Executive Benefits: Tools To Build The Right Compensation Package

Aug 9, 2017
Across the landscape of employee benefits, there are many fringe benefits offered to the “rank and file” employee as a way to attract and retain employees.  However, among the executive ranks there are fewer options...

Compare Employee Benefits: Tips To Know About Health Care Benefits

Aug 2, 2017
Every year, between September and November, full-time employees across the country are eligible to participate in Open Enrollment season with their healthcare providers.  During this time these employers allow their employees to re-enroll in their...