ESOP.EDU – SUMMARY PLAN DESCRIPTION

Every Employee Stock Ownership Plan has a Summary Plan Description (SPD). And, as way of educating and engaging our employee owners, we are going to share some of the highlights here – facts that impact each of us as participants in our ESOP retirement plan. Part 1: Participating in the Plan Am I eligible to Participate in the Plan?  You […]

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FBG Supports Boys Town Hotline

As the Grammy’s spotlight was on rap artist Logic’s song named for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline phone number, other suicide prevention centers, like the Boys Town Hotline, are reminding their communities that they’re here to help.  This is the third year that FBG has proudly sponsored Boys Town’s effort to save lives. President Terri Gogetap, above, as well as […]

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Cold and Flu Season — Should You Stay Home When You’re Sick?

Last year, FBG responded to many calls requesting emergency electrostatic disinfection after employees came to work with a cold or flu. Whether you are concerned about a paycheck, a deadline or get bored staying home, please consider the impact spreading your germs has on others and be considerate. Follow these guidelines from Infection Control Today to help your employees make […]

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ESOP.edu – Why is a Beneficiary Form so important?

A beneficiary form is used to assign the person of your choice to receive your financial assets upon death. Every time a life event takes place, like a new baby, marriage, divorce or retirement, you should review the beneficiaries you have selected, including those for your ESOP and 401(k) accounts. WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU DO NOT DESIGNATE A BENEFICIARY:  1. […]

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How To Reduce School Absenteeism This Cold & Flu Season

Studies have shown that students who miss just two days of school each month are more likely to fail at math and reading, and that chronic absenteeism decreases the likelihood of graduation. While many factors contribute to students missing school, the school environment does not have to be one of them. Nearly 22 million school days are missed each year due […]

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