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    Commentary: Advisers should know about options for employers to get help in the ever-changing regulatory environment.

  • AHIP chief suggests lower-cost ACA metal tier

    With open enrollment officially over, ideas are emerging from industry experts on how to tweak the next round of ACA sign-ups.

  • DC benefit model generates much talk, little action

    The Affordable Care Act’s ongoing rollout continues to plague employers as many look for alternative benefit structures to help with rising costs. The defined contribution benefit model – touted as a way to lower costs for employers and increase choice for employees – is generating lots of discussion but are employers ready to take the plunge?

  • 4 ways to boost sales with the ‘buddy system’

    Teaming up with a partner not only makes benefits sales more fun, but can also help boost your revenue and effectiveness. Here are some ideas on how to execute this plan from business coach C.J. Hayden.

  • 5 ways to deepen client relationships

    Viewpoint: The advising business can be deeply personal when it comes to engagement with clients, says one industry communications professional. Here are some tips to strengthen those ties.

  • Brokers and HR should partner for legislative change

    Commentary: Brokers are not endorsed or mentioned in many health reform communications by the Feds, says EBA Advisory Board member Trisha Zulic. Her suggestion for change is to create a stronger, more unified benefits industry voice.

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