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May’s Disability Insurance Awareness Month campaigns focus on younger working adults; small business owners

May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month. Each year, insurers, adjacent businesses, agents, brokers, employers and industry organizations come together to remind the American public about the risk of income interruption, the consequences of being...

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Social Security Disability applications near 1.4 million through July, Allsup reports plus 3 tips...

BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Nearly 1.4 million people applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits from January to July 2016, representing a slight decrease...

DIonDEMAND aims to disrupt disability insurance industry with instant online policy issuance

SAN DIEGO – On the eve of Disability Insurance Awareness Month, a new company called DIonDemand launched what it calls a revolutionary new disability...

Nearly 7 in 10 Americans don’t protect their paycheck with Disability Income Insurance, according...

MILWAUKEE – According to Northwestern Mutual's 2016 Planning & Progress Study, half of Americans rely on their own job income to meet their financial...

Developing a culture of risk reduction with Disability Income Insurance

There’s nothing better than knowing you have had an impact on someone’s life. For us to have a significant impact on our clients’ lives,...

MetLife suspends Individual Disability Insurance sales

MetLife announced Wednesday it will suspend Individual Disability Insurance (IDI) sales under its U.S. Retail business, effective Sept. 1, 2016, which will be the...

6 in 10 Americans believe people need disability coverage but only 1 in 4...

Sixty-one percent of Americans believe most people need disability insurance, yet only 26% said they owned any, according to the 2015 Insurance Barometer Study...

2 great ways to reach out to clients during Disability Insurance Awareness Month, and...

What if one of your clients became ill or injured and unable to work for an extended period of time? Would you be able...

Key person disability coverage can unlock (and protect) the big deal

When private equity professionals target a new portfolio company for acquisition, they face a myriad of risk. But for many investments, the single greatest...

Can key employees disable a business?

In today’s economy this is becoming the most important question a small business can ask. And they may need to determine the answer to...

New DI product targets part-time employees

Whether consciously cutting back on hours to achieve a better work/life balance, or involuntarily cut to part-time by employers seeking to cut back on...

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