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Finding the Right Fit

Current statistics show that the average person will make approximately 5-7 career changes during their working life. That means while trying to find the right fit, about a third of the total work force will change jobs every year, and by the age of 42, an individual may have already sampled 10 different jobs.  That’s... Continue reading.

Acting with Purpose

To us they’re more than words: MJ exists to inspire the success, fulfillment, and wellbeing of each person we serve: our associates and their families, business partners, clients and our community. That’s the MJ Purpose Statement, and this week, which happens to be “National Volunteer Week,” our team is focusing on service to the community. Yet we... Continue reading.

Cyber News Brief

Facebook recently announced that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained information from up to 87 million accounts without their users’ consent. Experts believe that collected data could include locations, interests, photos, status updates and more. Facebook applications and third-party services can normally request access to an account’s information in order to add functionality or advertise... Continue reading.

Compliance Bulletin: Final Regulations – 2019 Notice of Benefit & Payment Parameters

On April 9, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued final regulations and related guidance on Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions including Essential Health Benefits (EHBs), out-of-pocket (OOP) maximums, and Marketplace updates and reforms. These regulations, generally effective for plans and plan years beginning on and after Jan. 1, 2019, largely mirror... Continue reading.

What is Blockchain?

If you haven’t heard the term “blockchain,” you will. It’s gaining such momentum that we want to make sure we keep everyone in the loop on what it is, how it works and why it’s important. This will be the first blog in a series to explain the concept itself. Essentially, a blockchain is a... Continue reading.

MJ Insurance Brings New Leadership in Phoenix Office with Director of Analytics

PHOENIX – (April 9, 2018) – MJ Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-held insurance agencies with more than five decades of success, has named Dan Zentgraf director of analytics of the Phoenix office. In his new role, Zentgraf will be responsible for driving new, innovative thinking in how the company measures and analyzes data... Continue reading.

Success through Social: Every word matters

We’re living in a wild era of communication; one in which your words can be shared, liked, posted, retweeted, screen shot, texted and otherwise distributed to mass amounts of people in a single click. And while social sharing is nothing new, the repercussions of our digital interactions are becoming more severe as the world holds... Continue reading.

5 Ways to Put Better Health on the Menu

The foods you choose make a difference to overall health and wellness. As National Nutrition Month comes to a close, we wanted to share how employers can support better eating habits in their employees. Why does it matter? Because right now, the typical American diet is high in saturated fats, partially-hydrogenated oils, refined carbohydrates and... Continue reading.

The winding road to…insurance

Sometimes the route to the insurance industry is unexpected and filled with turns. We’re just happy Sarah Hanson not only found insurance, but found MJ. After earning a degree in photography at Columbia College in Chicago, Sarah was working in the Windy City as an agency photographer and customer service representative. However, the Lafayette, Indiana... Continue reading.