New ‘bundles’ offering provides benefits options tailored to needs and budgets of small businesses

Small businesses are constantly challenged to figure out how to affordably attract employees while retaining the ones they have – and do so with...

Individual life sales forecast calls for 3% growth in 2019

U.S. individual life insurance sales are expected to rise 3% to $15.0 billion in 2019, according to LIMRA’s just-released annual predictions report. Growth also expected in technology and workplace retirement savings plans.

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...

Small businesses are constantly challenged to figure out how to affordably attract employees

Small businesses are constantly challenged to figure out how to affordably attract employees while retaining the ones they have – and do so with...

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.

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...

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...

Alight to acquire Hodges-Mace, enhancing health, voluntary benefit capabilities

With the addition of Hodges-Mace's highly configurable technology and high-touch enrollment services, Alight will be able to meet the needs of employers of nearly any size and will strengthen its reach into the growing health and voluntary benefits technology and services market.

Employers pay much less for health care than government, but ACA increasing government share

A new study from Washington D.C.-based American Health Policy Institute (AHPI) has found employers spend an average of $3,430 per employee for employer-provided health...

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.