Voluntary Benefits Add a New Layer for Brokers
2018-01-09 13:52:53 January 9, 2018 | By Cyril Tuohy | InsuranceNewsNet
For benefit brokers, connecting employee groups to insurance benefit platforms has never been easy and the popularity of employee-paid voluntary benefits has made it more tricky, experts say. Voluntary benefits is very high touch, said Ginger Bates, director of research for Eastbridge Consulting Group, a research firm that tracks the vol...
Emerging Workplace Benefits Heading into 2018
2017-12-21 19:15:31 December 21, 2017 | Peter Marcia | HR Technologist
With the new year approaching, HR managers are shifting their focus to benefit planning for the 2019 plan year. While questions loom about what direction healthcare benefits will take, the stability of voluntary benefits continue to be top of mind for many employers. Savvy benefit planners recognize that these progr...
Group whole life soars at the workplace
2017-12-15 14:46:29 December 14, 2017 | Jon Shuman | Employee BenefitsPRO
The first supersonic flight was welcomed with a huge booming sound across the California desert as pilot Chuck Yeagers X-1 became the first manned airplane to reach Mach 1. The five-minute flight in 1947 was a historic moment celebrated in the film, The Right Stuff. Another historic milestone occurred in the insurance industry last yea...