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Retirement Confidence Has Risen

Posted by Phil Scott on October 16, 2014

The Employee Benefit Research Institute’s (EBRI’s) 2014 Retirement Confidence Survey revealed that 24% of workers were “not at all confident” about having enough money for a comfortable retirement, a decline from 28% who were in this group in the 2013 survey. About 18% were “very confident,” which is an increase from 13% in the previous survey.

About 22% of workers felt “very confident” that they were doing a good job of retirement preparation, while one-third of respondents felt “not at all” or “not too” confident that they’ve done so.

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Topics: Retirement Savings Plans

Medicare-eligible at 65. Now what?

Posted by Gerry Keener on October 9, 2014

Sequent is proud to host this information session about Medicare for a fifth time, which is conducted by Seniority Benefit Group. The next session will be on Tuesday, October 14th. Everyone is welcome to attend, either for yourself or on behalf of a relative or spouse that is soon to be 65.

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Topics: Benefits

You're a Subject Matter Expert! Now What?

Posted by Mark Deans on October 9, 2014

I see it on every project I have worked on - the “deer in the headlights” look on face of the business experts as they are told “Congratulations, you're going to spend the next 10 months as a SME on this project to implement (Oracle, SAP, a new planning system, etc.)!” 

You can practically hear the internal dialog... 

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Topics: Change Management

Planning Ahead - How to prepare for the future leadership of your company

Posted by William Hutter on September 30, 2014

Every organization is perfectly de­signed to achieve the results it is getting.The easiest way to explain this idea is to look at a sports organization.

As a spectator, it is really easy to see things about a play, a player or a team dynamic that the coach must not be seeing. Everyone has played the role of Monday morning quarter­back or armchair coach. In that role, we see things that need to be fixed for the team to perform more effectively. Passing stats are off — get a new quarterback. Two missed PTAs — get a new kicker. The armchair coaches will tell you, The team is designed to get the results it is getting.

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Topics: Leadership Development

Jazz Arts Group of Columbus presents the Bria Skonberg Quintet

Posted by William Hutter on September 25, 2014

Sequent, a proud sponsor of the Jazz Arts Group of Columbus Inside Track Series, presents the Bria Skonberg Quintet at the LincolnTheatre in Columbus on Friday, October 10th 8pm. Come and enjoy this powerhouse group from the New York jazz scene!!!

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Topics: Sequent and the Community

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