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Commentary: Blogger Rich Williams discusses how voluntary benefits can pay back big returns for your small employer clients in terms of employee retention and recruitment.
Commentary: Advisers are selling more voluntary benefits than in previous years, but as the number of employers considering these benefits in 2015 increases, ask yourself, are you prepared to sell these products and meet client needs?
The costs of complying with the Family and Medical Leave Act are already large enough, but small employers must be vigilant of huge legal costs associated with inappropriate terminations.
Voluntary benefits are increasingly seen by employers as an affordable way to fill gaps in benefit programs. According to legal solutions provider ARAG, four factors can play a critical role in the success of an employer's voluntary benefit participation.
Employees need disability insurance and most employers are offering a group solution. But what can be done to enhance employees adoption of their available coverage?
A first-of-its-kind ranking of 401(k) plans at the 250 biggest companies in the U.S. unveils which companies offer the most lucrative retirement benefits and those with the least lavish. Among the least generous are Facebook, Amazon.com, and Whole Foods. Here are the 35 companies with the most advantageous retirement offerings.
Commentary: Here are five important facts that can help free your clients and prospects from the burden of administration all while offering their employees more choice, more benefits and more value, according to guest blogger Scott Mardis.
Benefit advisers and their employer clients are in a unique position to help the newest members of the workforce overcome investment fears and prepare for retirement.
Commentary: Learn about why you may be failing at cross-selling voluntary from columnist Nelson Griswold, and how to fix it.
Few small business employees say they are satisfied with their companys benefit offerings revealing a need for benefit advisers to work with employers to create more comprehensive benefit packages with employee needs in mind.
Road to Workplace Benefits Mania: Ahead of the July conference, speaker Donald Rowe discusses why you need something new to talk about with clients and how there's a product that no one is too old, too sick, too tall, too short or too anything to be eligible for.
Road to Workplace Benefits Mania: Ahead of the July conference, speaker Phyllis Falotico discusses why its important for brokers and carriers alike to help employers evolve the experience of voluntary benefits from just providing access to products to driving awareness of the need to their employees.
Paul S. Amos, who co-founded Aflac Inc. with his brothers and helped build it into the largest seller of supplemental health insurance, has died. He was 88
If it smells like a benefit plan, you likely have to follow ERISA, said one speaker at the National Association of Health Underwriters annual convention in Scottsdale, Ariz. Here are some general tips benefit advisers need to know about complying with this law, for your clients and their employees alike.
Commentary: Columnist Nelson Griswold explores the value of selling this product line for benefit brokers and advisers.