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Oswald Collaborates with Partners on the SparkAmerica 2021 Fall Fit City Challenge

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Free, interactive challenge kicks off September 1 The SparkAmerica 2021 Fit City Challenge Series is a free interactive challenge to help individuals and companies become fit & healthy by tracking daily fitness minutes. Oswald is proud to be a partner of the third annual SparkAmerica 2021 Fit City Challenge Series.…

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The Post-COVID Workplace: Employee Preferences Are Only Part of the Equation

Margaret Gennero

As the economy continues to open up and COVID restrictions are lifted, the American workforce faces yet another adaptation. With many people now adjusted to working from home, businesses and organizations are bringing employees back into the office or introducing a hybrid future that combines working from home with days…

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Oswald Companies Earns Top Ranking of Cool Places to Work in Michigan for Third Year

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Aug. 23, 2021 — For the fourth consecutive year, and third year as the number one ranked organization, Oswald Companies was named to the Crain’s 2021 Cool Places to Work in Michigan, Large Employer category list, announced Aug. 20, 2021. According to the Crain’s Detroit Business…

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SparkAmerica Fit City Challenge Announces Winners of Spring Corporate Challenge

190 companies and nearly 3,500 participants accumulated more than six million activity minutes for the Spring Challenge. CLEVELAND – June 30 – Oswald, one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms, announced the winners of the SparkAmerica Spring Fit City Challenge. Oswald is a strategic partner of the SparkAmerica…

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A Dive into Water Perils: Maximize Your Insurance Protection

Susan Tobbe

When it comes to water, we’re stuck in a love-hate relationship. In Michigan, we’re surrounded by it and celebrate it every summer when we launch our boats, head north with the jet skis, and plan our beach outings. Yet, water can quickly turn on us, replacing fun with considerable property…

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Hurricane Season: The Time is Now to Review Your Plan

Mary Marley

Actions and planning during the off-season impact how well you are ready to weather another hurricane season. In recent years, the U.S. mainland experienced more hurricane activity than in the recent past. If you felt prepared, that’s great – keep it up! If you didn’t feel prepared, now is the…

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Take Time to Save Time (and Costs): Four Commonly Overlooked Areas Affecting Your Insurance Spend

Faced by supply chain and hiring challenges, unpredictable shutdowns, and ever-changing regulations, CFOs are more strapped for time and resources than ever before. While insurance typically falls under a CFO’s large and growing list of responsibilities, it’s often on the backburner. Policies are simply renewed year after year. All is…

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Fortify a Workplace Culture that Values Women: Now and Post-Pandemic

Most days over the past year, my calendar has looked like a crazy quilt of overlapping and wall-to-wall Zoom meetings, something that was barely on my radar during my “old life.” Early in the pandemic, my kids made plenty of uninvited appearances as they adjusted to having Mom’s office in…

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Benefits Trends Shaped by COVID-19 in 2021 and Beyond

While brighter days are on the horizon, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on employees and their benefits continues to be the main topic within Human Resource departments. The year 2020 was a make-it-or-break-it test for employers and benefit strategies. As a result, 2021 benefits packages are evolving to accommodate…

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Joe Curtis Joins Oswald Companies as Vice President, Director of Group Benefits, Michigan

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DETROIT – March 19, 2021 – Oswald Companies, one of the country’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Curtis to Vice President, Director of the firm’s Group Benefits Practice, Michigan Market. Curtis brings more than 20 years of experience in…

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