5 things to know about Medicare

We are fortunate to have a guest blogger, Debra Haley. She is a financial advisor and franchise owner of Ameriprise Financial. She may be contacted at Debra.Haley@ampf.com or (251)219-6087. Planning for health care in retirement can help you be better prepared to handle the expected and unexpected costs. Medicare is a significant part of that… Read more…

Hurricane Sally Disaster Assistance

Hurricane Sally was major disaster that struck us here on the Gulf Coast.  Many people were affected by this horrific event, whether it was from just losing power and Wi-Fi, to losing everything.  Hopefully most of you have gotten power back and are able to live in your home, but if not, there are assistance… Read more…

National Small Business Week and Supporting Local Small Businesses

Normally, National Small Business Week is held the first week in May, but we know that 2020 is anything but normal. The event was postponed until this month. The Small Business Administration (SBA) is kicking off the week with a virtual conference. Here is the link to the events: Some of the topics included: SCORE… Read more…

Opioid use and ADA Accommodations

On August 5, 2020, the EEOC issued two new documents: Use of Codeine, Oxycodone, and Other Opioids: Information for Employees (guidance for employees that use or have used codeine, oxycodone and other opioids) and “How Health Care Providers Can Help Current and Former Patients Who Have Used Opioids Stay Employed (guidance for health care workers… Read more…

Let’s Review the FFCRA while Celebrating Mobile

More of Mobile’s downtown treasures are opening back up in the next few weeks. T.P. Crockmiers’ welcomes patrons back tomorrow, Friday August 21st.  The Crescent Theater opens its doors August 28th. These are excellent signs that life in Mobile is slowly returning to normal, but there are still closures and families are still impacted. We… Read more…

Wall Street Journal Money Challenge

By: Debbie Amsbaugh Over the weekend I was reading a Wall Street Journal article on unemployment and saw an advertisement for their Money Challenge. I decided to sign up. I like these types of things and frankly, I can use all the help I can get. My kids are graduates of the Dave Ramsey school… Read more…

Happy 30th Birthday to ADA

On July 26, 1990 the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law with the purpose to make America more accessible to people with disabilities. There are five parts to the law: Employment – this provides for reasonable accommodations in the work pace for employees and prohibits discrimination of people with disabilities in employment. Public… Read more…

Alabama Offers Business Interruption Grants to Small Businesses

Governor Ivey announced July 8, 2020 that the State would be using some of the CARES money to fund grants to small businesses. This is a much needed source of funds for small businesses. The program opens for applications on July 16, 2020 and closes July 25, 2020. Some of the conditions for these grants… Read more…

Is this paid sick leave?

So many things keep changing with COVID-19. The Department of Labor is doing their part to make it as simple as possible. They just released this new interactive tool to aid employees in determining whether their sick time is paid leave under the COVID-19 regulations. Additionally, the Wage and Hour Division is offering quick benefit… Read more…

Bostock v. Clayton County

By now, you have glanced at the headlines about the Supreme Court’s Bostock v. Clayton County ruling. We wanted to take a moment to spend some time explaining why the ruling was important and how it may impact workers. The Bostock decision was the result of three consolidated cases with similar elements. Each had a… Read more…


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