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.

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.

Less than half of employed Americans have workplace group life coverage

New survey finds that many employees who do not have voluntary group life insurance provided by their employer say it is because their employer doesn't offer it.

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...

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...

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.

Half of people with diabetes don’t think they qualify for or can afford life...

New John Hancock study identifies significant disconnect between fact and fiction regarding the cost of and ability to get coverage among Americans living with diabetes.

Most middle-income employees feel more secure thanks to workplace benefits

New MassMutual study also exposes need for stepped-up benefits education to fight knowledge gap – particularly among lower-income workers.

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...

Less than half of employers offer life insurance as a benefit

New research finds 23% fewer employers are offering life insurance to their workers compared to 2006.