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FSA and HSA – March 31 Is The Deadline for 2011 Claims

Don”t Lose Out on Reimbursement for Qualified Healthcare Expenses! You’ve got until March 31, 2012 to submit qualified healthcare expenses incurred during the 2011 plan year for reimbursement from your Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA), as applicable.  Be sure to sign … Continue reading

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SMU 403(b) Retirement Plan

Maximizing your savings through the SMU Retirement Plan is the best thing you can do to help you meet your retirement income goals. If you are not sure how much you should be saving or how you should be investing … Continue reading

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Summer Food Safety

You likely know that during the summer you need to be especially careful about sun exposure and using sunscreen consistently. Did you also know that there is an increased risk of food poisoning in the summer? Many people enjoy barbeques … Continue reading

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Exciting Changes to SMU’s 403(b) Retirement Plan Coming Next Year!

The SMU Department of Human Resources and an SMU faculty/staff committee (the Retirement Plan Advisory Council) have explored over the past two years ways to improve the investment education and retirement planning services available to SMU faculty and staff. As … Continue reading

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Be Safe in the Sun!

Spring and summer offer many opportunities for fun in the sun, but be aware of the risks of UV radiation.  According to the World Health Organization, 60,000 people a year die from prolonged sun exposure around the world (48,000 are … Continue reading

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Go Paperless for Earth Day with BlueCross BlueShield!

Earth Day is April 22.  Celebrate by going green with BCBS!  Elect to receive your Explanation of Benefits (EOBs) online rather than in the mail.  It’s easy to make the change to online EOBs: 1)  If you have not yet … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching for 2010 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Claims!

If you were enrolled in the Health Care or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account in 2010, you have until March 31, 2011 to submit claims to Ceridian for qualified expenses incurred in 2010.  Visit the FSA page on the BenefitsU … Continue reading

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Fiscally Fit Series – Spring 2011

The SMU Department of Human Resources is continuing our partnership with the Foundation for Personal Financial Education (FPFE) to bring you a series of educational seminars on important financial matters.  Join us for “lunch and learns” on topics such as:  fiscal … Continue reading

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Are You Taking Full Advantage of Your SMU Dental Coverage?

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