News & Articles

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Employer Adoption Agreement is Essential

The Employer Adoption Agreement (Form 20) is an important legal agreement whereby the church/employer officially adopts the FCMM Retirement Plan.
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Understanding the Strategy & Benefits of Option C

Option C, titled Conservative Growth with Annuity Benefit Fund, is unique among FCMM's retirement plan investment options.
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Developments in Clergy Housing Allowance Case

The Church Alliance, a coalition to which FCMM belongs, has filed an amicus curiae ("friend of the court") brief in the Seventh Circuit housing allowance case.
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New Resources on Taxability of Health Insurance Benefits

Information on different methods through which staff can receive health insurance coverage and whether your church and your staff can pay for such coverage on a pre-tax or after-tax basis.
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The Value of Setting Up a Salary Continuation Plan

A Salary Continuation Plan, set up in advance by a church, can provide additional support for a church staff member during the difficult time of disability. Such a plan can cover a potential gap for a disabled staff member during the Long Term Disability Plan's 90 day elimination period.
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Alert: Individual Health Insurance Loses Tax Benefit

Effective for health insurance plan years starting on or after January 1, 2014, individuals who obtain insurance through the public—or private—marketplace exchanges may not deduct their premiums as medical expense and may not be reimbursed tax-free by their employer.
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FCMM Planning Resources at EFCA Theology Conference

Take advantage of the FCMM planning workshops and individual consultations available at the 2014 EFCA Theology Conference.
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FCMM LTD Plan to Add Life Insurance Benefit

Starting January 1, 2014, the FCMM Long Term Disability Plan will provide a group term life insurance and accidental loss coverage ("AD&D").
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Bud Smith reviews FCMM at the EFCAOne Conference 2013

Bud Smith delivers the FCMM Report to the Business Session of the EFCAOne Conference, July 2, 2013
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"So How Much Will I Get?": Estimating FCMM Retirement Income

Describes how to get an estimate of the retirement income your FCMM Retirement Plan account may provide.
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FCMM Through the Years

A short history

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