Articles & Releases

ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Longfellow Financial, LLC of Boston, Massachusetts. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
"Giving Ikea Workers Another Reason to Stay" by David Shadovitz, Human Resource Executive Online, David Boucher quoted., Human Resource Executive Online As you probably already know, Swedish home-furnishing retailer Ikea came under...
Implementing Employee Volunteer Programs and Wellness: Healthy Communities and Employees, by Kristie Howard, published in Benefits Magazine... http://www.longfellowbenefits.com/sites/all/files/longben/newsfiles/Benefits%20Magazine%20Dec%202013....
BOSTON—Dec. 16, 2013—How can employers integrate wellness and employee volunteer programs?  Some answers are in an article by wellness expert Kristie Howard, CEBS, CWWPC, vice president of Longfellow Benefits, in the December issue...
Published November 25, 2013 in Employee Benefit News - Article by David Boucher. 
Senior VP of Executive Benefits Lisa Silva was quoted in Best Review's article, "Alphabet Soup: Designations, Much more Than Letters Behind  Person's Name, Are a Stepping Stone to Educate Advisors About Ethics and...
By Tom Starner, Human Resource Executive, featuring comments by Lisa Silva.Each October since 1988, the federal government has celebrated National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a national campaign aimed at raising awareness about...
Saving for Retirement on WATD Sept. 28; Longfellow Benefits’ Pat Haraden Co-Hosts “McNamara On Money” BOSTON—May 28—Saving for retirement in light of current markets will be the topic on “McNamara On Money”...
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2013) - Longfellow Benefits has grown into one of New England's largest privately held employee and executive benefits firm since its founding 15 years ago. Its 35 employees now help clients such as Brown...
Are 529s Part of Your Benefits Package? by Anna Williams, September 6, 2013.  Larry Karle, MBA, quoted.Forget paid vacation time, health care benefits and free coffee. The Wall Street Journal reports that the latest employee perk to hit the...
BOSTON, MA- Longfellow Benefits recently added three professionals. Lisa Koch joined as a senior consultant, and the Boston-based employee benefits consultancy also added benefit analyst Mark Flaherty and administrative services representative Sarah...
Cape Cod Human Resources Assn. Holds Session on Affordable Care Act
Cape Cod Human Resources Assn. Holds Session on Affordable Care Act, Hyannis, Sept. 26HYANNIS—August 27, 2013—The Cape Cod Human Resources Association will hold a session on the Affordable Care Act and its impact on employers in Hyannis...
This article was written by Todd Sandstrom and was posted in Physician's Money Digest on July 4, 2013.
The Obama Administration has postponed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer mandate penalties for one year, until 2015. The Department of the Treasury announced the delay on July 2, 2013, along with a similar delay for information reporting by...
This article was written by Jay MacDonald on June 11, 2013 and features input from Todd Sandstrom.  It can be found on the Bankrate, Inc. website and is also syndicated on Yahoo.   
This article was posted on Citybizlist Boston online and in their e-newsletter on June 3, 2013.