Risks of Growing Your Small Business in Iowa

Posted on: December 21st, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

The following signs of business growth can increase your company’s risk and require updating several types of insurance coverages. Ensuring you have the correct type of business insurance is an essential step in maintaining the growth you’re experiencing. 1. Hiring …Read More

Do You Need Umbrella Insurance in Iowa?

Posted on: December 18th, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

What Is Umbrella Insurance? Umbrella insurance is liability insurance that protects you and your assets from claims and lawsuits beyond your standard homeowner, condo, car, watercraft or other personal insurance policy limits. Umbrella insurance is designed to give you added liability protection from …Read More

Benefits 101: Intro to Group Health

Posted on: September 28th, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

How well do you understand basic health insurance terminology? Take this 2-question quiz to test your annual enrollment readiness: A deductible is? Amount you owe for health care services each year before the insurance company begins to pay. Amount the …Read More

Iowa Classic Car Insurance Coverage

Posted on: September 25th, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

If you’ve finally purchased a car to restore, are an avid collector, or by some divine luck have been gifted your dream car; there are a few classic car insurance coverage facts you should know. This is especially important for …Read More

5 Steps to Cyber Security for Small Business

Posted on: September 25th, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

Is your small business prepared for a cyber-attack or data breach? Learn what you can do to protect your assets, employees and customers. 1. Be proactive Many cyber-attacks on businesses are opportunistic in nature, where the perpetrator(s) exploit an obvious …Read More

News Brief – 143 Million People Potentially Affected by Equifax Data Breach

Posted on: September 8th, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the United States, was recently the victim of a massive cyber attack—an attack that may have compromised the personal information of 143 million people. It may not be obvious that you …Read More

Back by Popular Demand – Take Control of Your Healthcare Spending

Posted on: September 6th, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

Last week, business owners, HR managers, and CFO’s got together and learned how other like-minded businesses are taking back control of health care spending. “It’s about time we see these types of entrepreneurial approaches for group health solutions” commented one …Read More

Is it Workers’ Comp or FMLA? It Might be Both!

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

An employee’s workers’ compensation absence may be due to an on-the-job injury or illness that also qualifies as a serious health condition under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Here’s a couple answers to common questions: Does FMLA leave …Read More

Solutions to Help All of Our Staff

Posted on: August 30th, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

Tuesday night The Accel Group hosted a back-to-business seminar. Business owners, HR managers, and CFO’s got together to learn how other like-minded businesses are taking back control of health care spending. “It’s about time we see these types of entrepreneurial …Read More

Iowa Submits Waiver to Close its Marketplace

Posted on: August 25th, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

On Tuesday, Iowa submitted their final ACA Section 1332 waiver application to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to effectively close the state’s marketplace and implement a standardized insurance plan for the 2018 plan year. It would also establish a reinsurance …Read More