Just 1 in 3 employees protect their paychecks with DI coverage

New survey from OneAmerica delves into reasons why people aren't taking advantage of disability insurance when offered by employers.

Critical illness coverage: Closing the gap on care

About 1 in 4 employers now offer CI as a voluntary benefit, and premiums increased an impressive 15% last year.

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan ending ‘Haven’ joint health care venture

Three-year-old independent company Haven had promised to disrupt the way large corporations deliver benefits to their employees.

Dramatic shift in retirement investment risk tolerance could be boon for annuities

Alliance for Lifetime Income study finds 1 in 4 Americans have a lower risk tolerance for future retirement investments because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SEPs vs. 401(k)s

There are advantages and limits for employers who choose to offer Self-Employed IRAs (SEPs) instead of 401(k)s.  But what are they, and in what...

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...

Today’s employees want ability to customize their benefits package

Nearly three-quarters of employees want the ability to customize their workplace benefits to suit their individual needs, according to a new LIMRA Secure Retirement...

10 essential questions consumers need to ask during open enrollment season

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Consumers are likely to spend more time planning their next vacation than reviewing their benefit choices during the upcoming open...

OneAmerica CEO says death rates among working-age people up 40%

Scott Davison of Indianapolis-based life insurer says current death rates are highest industry has ever seen during a virtual news conference.

HSAs remain a mystery to half of Americans

New joint study finds a big opportunity to educate consumers, employers and even advisors on the value of using Health Savings Accounts for tax-free asset growth and as a financial hedge against retirement health care costs.