The California Bankers Association recently announced a long-term care benefit for employees of member banks throughout the state. The initiative is one of the first of its kind for any large U.S. association, and could be a bellwether for the financial field and beyond.
When helping employees with end-of-life decisions for their loved ones, brokers say offering choices and information is key.
Private disability insurance DI is more successful than public at getting people back to work, but millions remain uninsured so what lies ahead.
This formerly discounted, underinsured and underpenetrated generation now presents a larger sales opportunity than boomers.
As brokers continue to search for voluntary benefits to supplement their sales in the coming years, legal plans might just be one of them.
A cap that President Barack Obama has proposed on the size of tax-advantaged retirement accounts is seen as potentially pushing savers to another product that limits payments to the government: life insurance.
In recent years, voluntary benefits have risen from a nice-to-have for employees to something that is quickly becoming crucial. Doug Mantz looks back at the evolution of voluntary benefits through the lens of one long-time client.
Now is the time to buy before gender rating kicks in and before the best inflation option [5%, compounded for life] becomes unaffordable or goes away, says one expert.
If the long-term care market is broken, why are some experts calling this year the year to buy the product?
Craig Davidson on three good reasons to think about selling voluntary.
A brokers role with end of life products is to know their clients and give them choices.
While EBRI's retirement survey shows little change in consumer retirement confidence, there is some good news for brokers. Of those surveyed, 83% of people who do not have 401(k) say theyll keep one if automatically enrolled through plan design. Hear more from Principal's Greg Burrows.
In 2025, three in four working Americans will be Millennials. By helping them manage stress and anxiety in their 20s and 30s with EAPs, theyll be more productive and better-equipped to assume leadership positions down the road.
Get ready for tip off. Sun Life Financial is set to offer brokers a new place to take employer clients and employees the NBA basketball court.
2013 is seen as a year of growth in voluntary long-term care, LTC, Prudential, Unum.