FedEx buys $6 billion group annuity contract from MetLife to reduce pension obligations

The largest U.S. pension transaction by premium in the last five years continues the market trend of more plan sponsors transferring their pension obligations to insurance companies.

Most employees take advantage of voluntary benefits when offered, EBRI report confirms

A closer look at data from the 2015 Employee Benefit Research Institute/Greenwald & Associates Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey (WBS) reveals that most...

Just 1 in 3 employees protect their paychecks with DI coverage

New survey from OneAmerica delves into reasons why people aren't taking advantage of disability insurance when offered by employers.

The evolution of high-limit disability plans

Your high-net-worth clients can live the lifestyles of the rich and famous and possess all the supplementary prizes that goes with it; million-dollar homes,...

The Basics of Selling Group Health Insurance

One agent came to the forum to learn more about selling group health insurance.  After selling term life for a few years, the agent...

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...

52% of large employers now offer HDHPs as companies increasingly shift financial responsibility to...

A new study reveals that 52% of large employers now offer high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), illustrative of a larger trend: companies are altering their...

PEOs – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Our posters took to the forum to discuss Professional Employer Organizations "(PEOs") and how health care reform might affect them.   Various agents offered their...

Insurance entities urging Santa to review coverage before Christmas Eve

Santa Claus is being urged (in a tongue-in-cheek manner) to review his insurance coverage prior to embarking on his incredible around-the-world journey on Christmas Eve.

Want my business? Do the right thing!

They perfected the selfie and log an average of 14.5 hours of device time a day, so you’d be forgiven if you assumed Millennials...