Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Work and Fitness

A healthy lifestyle impacts every part of your day-to-day work environment. 

Losing weight or quitting smoking can save you big bucks on health insurance premiums and even land you a flat-panel TV.

Today the average American’s health insurance payments fluctuate once a year. Imagine if that rate changed each day, determined in part by a sensor-rich gadget on the wrist. Sound far fetched?

If you’re sitting down while reading this, you might want to stand up and pace the room. The next wave of wearables has nothing to do with tech upgrades. This time, it’s about insurance companies that want you to be more active.

Providing health-insurance benefits is key to employee retention, but rising costs can make this a challenge for small-business owners. Here are six options that may be able to help keep costs down.

One day soon, your company could hand you a fitness-tracking device as a gift.

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