Grilled Corn Salad

It’s been quite a summer and my family has spent a lot of time outside. Which has, of course, included a lot of grilling! The recipe for fresh corn salad is quick, easy, and one of our go-to dishes.  Serve alongside any protein, or on top of a salad… and voila… dinner is served! Ingredients … Continued

Employee Advocate Resources for Employees

It’s hard to believe I am coming upon 6 months working at Acadia Benefits. Wow, it certainly has gone by quickly and I have really enjoyed my time getting to know our team, customers, employees, and carrier partners. Thank you to everyone who has supported and guided me over the last few months! One of … Continued

Annual Renewal Timeline for Large Group Customers

One of the valuable tools Acadia Benefits provides our medium to large-sized group customers (50 + employees) is a well-defined renewal process. Having an outline of what needs to be completed, and when, allows our team to better provide support and guidance to our customers throughout the year. Our goal is to put together strategies … Continued

Tips from Sara: Filing a Disability Claim

Filing a disability claim can be stressful, especially if you’ve just experienced an accident or have been diagnosed with an illness. I put together a few helpful tips below, including what to expect and ways to expedite the process. Need to file a disability claim? Here’s what to do. Contact your HR department to let … Continued

Chicken Verde Soup

An easy, healthy, weeknight meal is a priority for my family. We started making this soup recently, and it’s been a hit!  With two small children, we cool the soup, cut into small pieces, and serve it as is to them. Then my wife and I add our favorite toppings, and we all enjoy dinner … Continued

Chicken Fried Rice

Skip the take-out and make this easy chicken fried rice at home. It’s a simple weeknight dinner that’s budget-friendly and a real crowd-pleaser! I found a similar recipe on Pinterest and after some tweaks, made it my own. Ingredients: 3 cups cooked jasmine rice preferably leftover rice (brown rice works well too.) 1 rotisserie chicken, … Continued

IRS Announces 2023 HSA and HDHP Amounts

The IRS recently issued Revenue Procedure 2022-24 to announce the 2023 inflation-adjusted amounts that apply to health savings accounts (HSAs) and high-deductible health plans (HDHPs).  The newly announced figures include the maximum contribution limit for an HSA, the minimum permissible deductible for an HDHP, and the maximum limit on out-of-pocket expenses (e.g., deductibles, copayments, and … Continued

Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Herb Sauce

I am always on the hunt for a healthy, easy, weeknight meal that my kids will enjoy.  I am excited to share this vegetarian recipe that I came across while shopping at Hannaford.  Prep and marinate the cauliflower before work in the morning and you will have a delicious dinner ready to throw on the … Continued

The Value of Employee Advocacy

It’s been a few months since I joined the Acadia Benefits team as our Employee Advocate.  I was fortunate to be trained by Paula Green, who recently retired after spending over 20 years in this role.   My colleagues have been very welcoming and helpful in getting me up to speed on what I need … Continued