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Four Steps to Make the Most of Open Enrollment

We’re headed into one of the busiest times of the year. Between buying the Thanksgiving turkey and shopping for holiday gifts, you’ll find selecting your employee benefits on your to-do list. It might be tempting to let your benefits plan from last year roll over into 2019. However, experts advise against the set-it-and-forever-forget-it model. Open enrollment is your golden opportunity to sign up for your 2019 benefits. Take time to review your current benefits plan and ensure you’re taking full advantage of what’s offered. Here are four steps to help you make the most of open enrollment. Step One: Outline Your Needs Consider a ringed approach to outlining the expenses you’ll incur during 2019. In the center, place expenses you know you’ll have. For example, do you live with a chronic condition, like diabetes? Include the cost of your insulin, test strips and other supplies for the year in this…