Retirement plan reviews often miss the mark in terms of frequency and focus

ENFIELD, Conn. – Many financial advisors neglect to review the effectiveness of retirement plans with plan sponsors as often as many sponsors want, and,...

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...

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. ...

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.

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...

Transamerica introduces employer-funded Health Reimbursement Accounts

New solution allows employers to contribute toward premiums and other expenses paid by employees for individual primary medical insurance.

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...

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,...

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...

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.