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.

Employer-owned coverage: A long-ignored market with great potential

“Yeah, I tried that when I was a young producer,” said the life agent. “But it didn’t go anywhere. Too complicated. After awhile, I...

The State of Employee Benefits: Findings from the 2017 Health and Workplace Benefits Survey

Dental insurance reclaims the second-most offered benefit spot from retirement savings plans and life insurance leapfrogged vision insurance to claim the fourth spot in the recently released 2017 Health and Workplace Benefits Survey.

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...

If you offer it, they will buy: New survey shows group life a desirable...

As Life Insurance Awareness Month kicks offs, a OneAmerica-Harris Poll illustrates a big appetite for coverage as American workers seek to protect their financial futures.

Voluntary Benefits: Term life accounts for largest share of inforce premium

Term life insurance accounts for the largest share of voluntary inforce premium by product, according to Eastbridge Consulting Group's annual U.S. State ESI and EPI Data report. Dental, short-term disability, long-term disability and universal/whole life rounds out the top five.

Annuity proponents praise bill that would make it easier to include annuities in retirement...

An amendment in The Family Savings Act, HR 6757 passed by the House of Representatives on Sept. 27, would improve access to annuities by removing barriers restricting the types of small business employers permitted to band together to offer a retirement plan.

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.