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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.

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Just 4 in 10 employees protecting their paychecks

Snapshot of disability coverage revealed in new Harris Poll from OneAmerica.
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10 Alarming Stats to Kick Off Disability Insurance Awareness Month

As the annual May campaign gets underway, we dive into some facts and figures that should pique consumer interest in a coverage they need but likely don’t have.

First-of-its-kind Consumer Benefits Coverage Index illustrates benefits spending patterns across U.S.

New index provides insights and creates a model to help consumers better understand and prioritize benefits investments.

Put empathy to work in managing workplace DI claims

If disability claims are part of your world, you need to consider ensuring that compassion is part of your agenda. Here’s an inside look at how the claims operations team at a carrier fosters compassion.

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.

3 InsurTech trends expected to accelerate in 2019

Demand for skillfully acquired and implemented analytics, transparent experiences for consumers and mutually beneficial partnerships were all trends that developed in 2018, and are expected to gather more momentum in 2019.

5 things small business owners should know about this year’s Open Enrollment

Whether your small business clients currently provide them and are planning next year’s renewal, or are thinking of offering them for the first time, here are five things to consider before Nov. 1 rolls around.

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.

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.

CDC: 1 in 4 U.S. adults live with a disability

Cognitive disability most common in younger adults; mobility disability most common for others, new report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds.

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