Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn recognized NAIFA Tampa

September 7, 2017

Check out www.naifatampa.org this September – Life Insurance Awareness Month.


MacDonald Consultants and EXTO Team Up to Help Clients

July 18, 2016

MacDonald Consultants (MDF) recognizes the value of assisting their clientele. That’s why they have recently partnered with GrowthCorp Alliance, LLC (GCA), a leader in the human resources and payroll field.

GCA’s powerful Small Business Productivity Suite called EXTO (designed to assist small to medium-sized business owners achieve greater financial success while saving both time and money) has been recognized in the business world for its ability to bring together business necessities (human resource management and payroll) as well as employee discounts and perks all into one affordable, efficient solution package!


New Overtime Regulations: Employers Face a Dramatic Increase in Minimum Salary Requirement for Major Exemptions

May 25, 2016

The new minimum salary level for the executive, administrative, and professional employee exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will be $913 per week, or $47,476 per year, under final regulations that will be released on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). This new salary threshold—which will become effective […]


CouncilofEliteAdvisers.com Announces Top Performers for the week of February 15, 2016

February 27, 2016

AS SEEN ON FOX NEWS CouncilofEliteAdvisers.com a website that accepts nominees from the top business and personal advisors worldwide, is pleased to announce the selected top performers the week of Februay 15, 2016/ Denver, CO – February 14, 2016 COEA recognizes Laurie MacDonald as a top professional in Health Insurance and Benefits – St. Petersburg, […]


NEW IRS Tax Form

December 3, 2015

In early 2016, if you were covered under a qualified health insurance plan in 2015, you will receive form 1095-A or 1095-B from your health insurance carrier. This form will be sent to you to prove you have met the individual mandate to have health insurance in 2015.  You will need to file it with your […]


Tax and Enrollment Statistics of Note

September 25, 2015

We all know about the Benjamin Disraeli quote about lies and statistics but, in this case, a quote from Ron DeLegge II is more appropriate. He said, “99 percent of all statistics only tell 49 percent of the story.”  And, with the ACA, the story is an ever evolving one! That being said, I found these statistics from two […]