Six in 10 millennials would sacrifice pay for guaranteed retirement benefits

ARLINGTON, Va. — Faced with mounting worries over their finances and retirement outlook, six in 10 millennials say they are willing to sacrifice pay...

Strong CI, whole life sales spur voluntary benefits market growth in 2018

According to LIMRA research, the percentage of employers offering voluntary benefits has increased 11% since 2010 and the market grew 3% last year.

For first time ever, more Americans covered by employment-based life insurance than by individual

New LIMRA study shows 108 million Americans have life insurance through their workplace, compared to 102 million covered by individual life insurance. It is the first time employment-based coverage has exceeded individual coverage.

Why Wouldn’t An Employer Offer Voluntary Benefits?

An agent came to the forum to ask about the objections that other agents run into in terms of voluntary benefits in their business. ...

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.

DIAM: Employees underestimate chances of becoming disabled, and their need for income protection

Annual campaign aims to educate working Americans about the need for income insurance. While data shows 64% of consumers believe most people need disability insurance, only 20% actually own it.

10 essential questions consumers need to ask during open enrollment season

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Consumers are likely to spend more time planning their next vacation than reviewing their benefit choices during the upcoming open...

The Lowdown on Pet Insurance

In life, we sometimes have to make tough decisions.  In case of an emergency, who do we prioritize?  Our family, or our pets?  One...

Average IRA contributions climb to all-time high at Fidelity

Fidelity Investments this week released its second annual analysis of over seven million Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), which revealed that average contributions for tax...

Less than half of employed Americans have workplace group life coverage

New survey finds that many employees who do not have voluntary group life insurance provided by their employer say it is because their employer doesn't offer it.