Personal power is integral to successful leadership, according to Lynda Chervil author of Fools Return, a life lesson book. The key to personal power is being emotionally intelligent about ourselves and here are five components benefits professionals should start with when trying to improve in this area:
Commentary: Why your clients should consider allowing work from home as a part of disability recovery for certain employees.
Poor money management has become the number one reason for consumers to seek financial counseling, overtaking reduced income for the first time in five years.
Commentary: Break through the mold of using the usual benefit adviser website model. Blogger Wendy Keneipp walks you through the mistakes and fixes for a better sell on the World Wide Web.
While pension cash outs for former employees are sometimes attractive to employers, several common concerns otherwise deter them from the option.
Even against the backdrop of a stronger economy, modern families are still feeling the pinch of financial security, pointing toward the need to tailor products to the needs of specific family structures that are considerably different than the traditional nuclear family.
Three of the top five employee-reward issues employers faced in 2008 remain consistent with current challenges, a recent Mercer survey reveals.
The life insurance and annuities market continues to grow, but advisers hoping to capitalize on that will first need to meet the challenges of a diversifying U.S. population.
Den Bishop had a vision for a new wellness solution, one that focused on the true cost enemy disease. That vision became ACAP Health.
Automatic enrollment for retirement plans can be very effective at increasing participation rates. Still, many employers are hesitant to use auto features due to misconceptions. Here are seven misconceptions plan sponsors have about retirement plan auto features that advisers can dispel.
EBA's first-ever wellness survey finds out what advisers really think about programs, vendors and plan implementations.
High first quarter profitability means benefit agents and brokers could see a record-breaking year in 2014, including bigger bonuses from carriers.
Commentary: Blogger Jeff Hyman says creating this culture is challenging but he has suggestions you can bring to your clients, or your own work environment.
IRI's Cathy Weatherford gives tips on how employers can engage women in their retirement savings in different ways than ever before. She notes several ideas advisers can provide to employers such as conducting meetings after work hours and more.
The do-it-yourself approach may be all the rage for home renovations but when it comes to benefits, employees still need guidance from their employers.