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...

New study provides insight into benefits challenges facing HR professionals

3 in 4 human resources professionals surveyed say their benefits broker makes open enrollment easier for them, but 37% say their employees do not understand their benefits.

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.

Annuity proponents praise bill that would make it easier to include annuities in retirement...

An amendment in The Family Savings Act, HR 6757 passed by the House of Representatives on Sept. 27, would improve access to annuities by removing barriers restricting the types of small business employers permitted to band together to offer a retirement plan.

Aetna making Apple Watch available to select large employers during open enrollment

HARTFORD, Conn. — Beginning this fall, Aetna will make Apple Watch available to select large employers and individual customers during open enrollment season, and...

Group disability insurers see 13.8% increase in new sales in 2016

STD new sales premiums show a 12% increase while LTD new sales premiums increased 15% according to Milliman's 2016 U.S. Group Disability Market Survey.

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.

Small businesses big winner with reinstatement of Health Reimbursement Arrangements

On Dec. 13, the wide-ranging 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law by President Obama. While the act included a number of initiatives to...

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...

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.