Arbitrage and Healthcare

There are different types of arbitrage. defines one form as the "the simultaneous purchase and sale of the same securities, commodities or foreign exchange in different markets to profit from unequal prices." Imagine buying gold in Italy in euros and selling it at the same time in New York in dollars. Those differences are short-lived and have transaction costs. Millions of people doing this across different … Continue reading Arbitrage and Healthcare

A New Salary Negotiation Tool: Healthcare Benefits

Over 30 million people in the United States start a new job every year*. We rely on past salary anchoring, asking around, the walls of internal company salary ranges, and sites like Glassdoor, to now know how much others are making in salaries and bonuses. But what about benefits? Often the biggest dollars outside salaries … Continue reading A New Salary Negotiation Tool: Healthcare Benefits

How Competitive Are Your Benefits?

As 2018 sets in, the bull market continues and unemployment remains at historical lows. One question employees will be considering more, especially as they switch jobs: How competitive are my company's benefits? Olavi Group has published a nationwide tool and report on company contributions, plan types, funding strategies, ancillary programs, HSA funding levels, and more. … Continue reading How Competitive Are Your Benefits?