DOL’s Fiduciary Rule goes into effect Tuesday

Controversial investment advice exemption that aligns with SEC’s Regulation Best Interest being implemented as scheduled.

New York fines Zenefits $1.2 million for unlicensed insurance sales

Zenefits has reached a settlement with another state, and it’s a pricey one. New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo announced on April 11...

HSAs remain a mystery to half of Americans

New joint study finds a big opportunity to educate consumers, employers and even advisors on the value of using Health Savings Accounts for tax-free asset growth and as a financial hedge against retirement health care costs.

Carriers report significant sales growth for most voluntary benefits

Voluntary life insurance sales jumped 25% in 2021 to lead the voluntary industry's strong rebound last year, according to Eastbridge's annual U.S. Voluntary/Worksite Sales Report.

Part-timers ineligibility for workplace benefits leaves many financially vulnerable, study says

Latest Guardian Workplace Benefits Study says just 1 in 3 part-timers have an employer-sponsored retirement plan; 1 in 4 have an employer-sponsored medical plan; less than 20% have dental, disability, or life insurance benefits at work.

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.

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.

Beyond the death benefit: Consumers need help understanding many capabilities of life insurance

RADNOR, Pa. – Consumers recognize the important role that life insurance plays in helping to cover final expenses as well as aiding with estate...

Zenefits under scrutiny over allegations of unlicensed brokers selling health insurance

Zenefits, the fast-growing Silicon Valley startup offering cloud-based software as a service to companies for managing their human resources with a particular focus on...

Your existing book and guaranteed issue DI: A driven producer’s formula for huge success

Let’s be real. It is extremely difficult, and sometimes seems downright impossible to make a fortune doing anything – including playing the lottery, let...