Carriers report significant sales growth for most voluntary benefits

Voluntary life insurance sales jumped 25% in 2021 to lead the voluntary industry's strong rebound last year, according to Eastbridge's annual U.S. Voluntary/Worksite Sales Report.

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.

Why employers need to shift workplace benefits strategies

As employers navigate the tightest job market in 50 years, new research suggests they need to consider shifting their employee benefits strategies to attract and retain an increasingly diverse workforce.

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.

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...