The COVID-19 economy: Answers you need for long-term investing
Air date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Join us for a discussion of the state of the markets and the economy and how to prepare for the coronavirus aftermath. Our speaker will address the major issues facing the global markets and the economy, how today’s market and economic environment fits into a historic context, as well as historic and current equity and bond market trends to guide your investment plan.
Navigating the COVID-19 tax landscape: A comprehensive guide for retirement planning
Air date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Recent tax law changes have altered the landscape for owners of IRA, 401k, and other qualified retirement plans. Our speaker will review the current retirement environment, how pre-retirees can take advantage of the new landscape, the impact of the Secure Act and what it means for your retirement plans, and the future of retirement tax rates.
Market Update: Where we were, where we are, and what comes next
Air date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020
As the process of reopening begins, there are many unknowns about how the financial markets will perform. Join us as we discuss the state of the economy before the COVID-19 outbreak, what history has shown us about recessions, and factors to consider when evaluating the current market.
Behavioral alpha: Financial decision-making during the COVID-19 crisis
Air Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Are you thinking about your finances in ways that help you make the best decisions possible, act on those decisions, all without getting in your own way? Our speaker will address things we can do to help us maintain our long-term financial focus.
Balancing safety and recovery: Returning to the workplace while managing employee leave
Air date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
As states begin to reopen, and employees slowly return to the workplace, employers are tasked with protecting the safety of their staff, customers, and vendors. Small business owners must also manage employees’ requests to extend leave to care for children and other loved ones. Join us to get an update on employee leave, and have your top questions answered.
Embracing disability wisdom during COVID-19: What we can learn from the disabled community
Air date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020
A panel of members from the disabled community will share how their unique experiences have prepared to them to survive, thrive and lead during this time of physical distancing. They will discuss how they’re coping with the pandemic, and why we should never go back to “normal”.
Stimulus insights for small business owners: Your top questions about the CARES Act answered
Air date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Join us for Part II of our conversation about ways small businesses can benefit from the CARES Act, SBA loan assistance and other forms of financial protection.
Preparing for the rebound: Business strategies for working today and in the future
Air date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020
We’ll explore how you can keep business running now, transition back to a new normal when the time is right, and create a strategic future moving forward.
Navigating employee leave during the COVID-19 pandemic
Air date: Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Our panel will explain how the new FFCRA and state leave law updates interact with existing FMLA and company leave policies.
Guardian dental benefits: Maintaining oral health during the COVID-19 pandemic
Air date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Our speakers will share ways to maintain good oral health during this time when you can’t visit the dentist for routine care. We will discuss the steps Guardian is taking to support our members.
Guardian’s response to COVID-19: Updated customer policies, procedures, and tools
Air date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Our speakers will discuss the steps we are taking to make sure that you can connect and do business with Guardian without interruption.
Adapting to keep your business afloat: How small businesses can benefit from new COVID-19 regulations
Air date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Our panel will address new regulations aimed at helping small businesses, such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Resiliency, flexibility, and adaptability: Practical applications for today, so we can all bounce back tomorrow
Air date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020
We will discuss ways to support organizations and their workers in responding to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. We will discuss how to tap into our strengths of resiliency, flexibility, and adaptability to better cope with anxiety and fear, as well as ways to be our personal best ̶ not only for ourselves and loved ones, but also for our workplaces and communities.
Cast a wider net: Prioritizing mental health and well-being when the world is out of sorts
Air date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Our speakers will present best practices on providing help in times of crisis, keeping employees engaged as day-to-day work environments change, understanding new work challenges, and managing both home and work relationships during these uncertain times.
10 things employers need to know NOW about leave law and coronavirus
Air date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Learn the 10 things employers should know now to manage coronavirus-related absences. Our panel of compliance professionals will provide the latest details on the new emergency federal bill, and state agency updates regarding paid leave benefits.
More COVID-19 information and updates are available at guardianlife.com/coronavirus.