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  • Why aren't gym memberships tax deductible or eligible for health or flexible savings funds?

    Why aren't gym memberships tax deductible or eligible for health or flexible savings funds?
    My gym membership is a tax deduction. So are my running shoes. And my bike. And my Rush "2112" cycling jersey. This is because I write about fitness for a living, and if (probably "when") I get audited, I can point to hundreds of articles that prove all...
  • Eating My Way Through Musikfest

     
    I’ll be posting a Movie Quote Quiz shortly, but I also wanted to make a post reminding everyone that I’ll be Live Blogging my annual Eating My Way Through Musikfest excursion Monday, starting just before I go out. Writing, blogging......
  • Aetna Scales Back Paid Time Off For Longtime Workers

    Aetna is cutting paid time off for longtime employees from 33 to 28 days to reduce expenses and match the industry standard for time off. Starting Jan. 1, an Aetna worker who has 25 years or more with the company will essentially lose a week of paid time...
  • Teamwork: The Force Behind Top Workplaces

    It's still an employer's market out there when it comes to hiring, and the latest forecasts say that won't change in Connecticut for at least two years. But the best companies treat their people like gold, and they do it intelligently — not just...
  • Winners In The Health Care Sector: Helping Workers Adapt

    Health care has remained a bright spot in a sluggish job market, thanks in part to an aging population as well as health care reform measures that require new technologies, training and education. Connecticut health-related companies are marching...
  • As Doctor Use Increases, Insurers Look To Raise Rates, Too

    As Doctor Use Increases, Insurers Look To Raise Rates, Too
    Health insurers say Connecticut residents are visiting their doctors more frequently and, perhaps not surprisingly, those insurers are asking to raise their rates on average 10 to 12 percent next year, meaning medical premiums continue to grow much faster...
  • "Love and Murder" Composer, Singers At Hartford Cabaret Event Tonight

    Composer Steven Lutvak and members of the cast of the world premiere of "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" at Hartford Stage will present a cabaret tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Aetna Theater at the Wadsworth Atheneum. The even will benefit...
  • Aetna Hosts Women's Leadership Seminar To Continue Career Growth Opportunities

    Less than 90 years ago, women weren't allowed to walk through the front door to the Aetna headquarters on Farmington Avenue. That changed in 1926 when Marion Bills, who held a Ph.D., became the insurer's first professional officer as Assistant...
  • Insurance co-op to start with $65 million federal loan

    Insurance co-op to start with $65 million federal loan
    A Maryland group led by Howard County health officer Peter Beilenson has received a $65 million loan under federal health reform to start the state's first insurance co-op, a consumer-owned nonprofit that will compete against private insurers to sell...
  • WellPoint Cuts Forecast As Quarterly Profit Misses View

    Health insurer WellPoint Inc. posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday and cut its full-year earnings forecast, citing lower enrollment and higher medical cost trends, sending its shares down 8 percent in premarket. The second-largest...
  • Aetna Board Approves $750 Million For Share Repurchases

    Aetna's board of directors approved on Friday an additional $750 million to repurchase the company's common stock at some point in the future. The buybacks will take place "from time to time." Added to the $248 million that Aetna had on hand that was...