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  • Jan 18, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Remote, Oregon

    Health insurance is decent, I've had much worse, but also better. Regular bonuses, fun travel.

  • Mar 17, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Denver, Colorado

    Work from home/Remote is the best benefit.

  • Feb 06, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Loan Advisor in Aurora, Colorado

    Medical insurance- sucks however vision and dental are really good if you need it

  • Dec 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Lincoln, Nebraska

    The only options are High Deductible. The deductible for family coverage can be as high as $7,000. It's a bizarre way for a company of this stature to behave.

  • Oct 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Omaha, Nebraska

    Good insurance but a high deductible has a Health savings plan

  • Aug 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Student Loan Advisor in Omaha, Nebraska

    The best thing is the free medical insurance for a single adult, if you're a non-smoker. Good matching 401k, employee stock purchase plan, pretty good paid time off. Worst, salary isn't the best, you start off at $12.50, then get a raise to $14 after 90 days. If they want to retain good employees, they need to pay more, and provide more opportunities for growth within the company.

  • Aug 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Lincoln, Nebraska

    The company provides great health insurace.

  • Aug 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Lincoln, Nebraska

    Time off is amazing! They cover full medical premium if you meet your health screening goals.

  • Sep 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IT Analyst in Madison, Wisconsin

    Health Insurance sucks. 6,000 deductible before insurance pays a dime. 401K company contribution is below national average. Need to put in 5 percent to get 4 per cent 'match'. Mutual fund selection is not great. It is all done through their sister company Union Bank. They offer HSA but again only through their sister company and only if you are participating in their crappy health plan. Pemiums are more expensive than Great Lakes Premiums were. You can get up to 80.00 off your premium if you meet their wellness goals but that doesn't help with the 6,000 premium. Currently a hiring freeze until it is determined if they get next Fed servicing contract so not very stable at present. In Madison you can do much better benefit wise. I am sure there will be a large exodus once they finally admit that we are going to a 6,000 per year deductible.

  • Jun 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Lincoln, Nebraska

    Paid time off is great. Starting out new it is around 18 days a year. After 5 years you earn more.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (49)
  • CheckmarkDental Insurance (14)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • CheckmarkVision Insurance (15)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • Checkmark401K Plan (49)
  • CheckmarkRetirement Plan (42)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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