Today’s employees want ability to customize their benefits package

Nearly three-quarters of employees want the ability to customize their workplace benefits to suit their individual needs, according to a new LIMRA Secure Retirement...

Preston Rutledge retiring as Assistant Secretary of Labor

As head of the Employee Benefits Security Administration, Rutledge was responsible for defined contribution plan regulation, reporting, oversight and enforcement, and also oversaw self-insured health plans, and the DOL fiduciary rule.

Aetna selling group life, disability units to The Hartford for $1.45 billion

Acquisition will make The Hartford the second-largest group life and disability insurer with approximately $5 billion in expected earned premium while it will allow Aetna to enhance its focus on core health insurance business.

The compelling new AHP opportunity already under your roof

Benefits tech company CEO says proposed federal rule changes for Association Health Plans could make upselling small biz P&C clients into employee benefits plans a compelling and financially rewarding proposition for brokers.

3 in 4 employees will swap health insurance plan features for significant savings

A recent Centivo survey of employees with employer-sponsored health insurance demonstrated just how willing employees are to modify core plan features if these "tradeoffs" translate into better healthcare affordability.

Ohio town’s new health insurance broker saves it more than $2 million

I always think it’s nice to see insurance agents and brokers acknowledged publicly for saving a client money, so a June 2 article from...

Doubling Up: Some Details on Spousal Coverage

Parsing out the details of employee benefits can be challenging when it comes to spousal coverage.  One producer asked the forum community whether it...

If you offer it, they will buy: New survey shows group life a desirable...

As Life Insurance Awareness Month kicks offs, a OneAmerica-Harris Poll illustrates a big appetite for coverage as American workers seek to protect their financial futures.

The State of Government Pension Plans

Though government employees may enjoy higher salaries and benefits that their corporate peers, this article argues that these employees maintain a false sense of...

Finding Opportunities in Today’s Group Market

New agents to the group insurance market may wonder where to focus their efforts.  While some experienced individuals advise focusing on companies of 10 to...