Benefit Management

This is where we collect important and relevant insights to what’s going on in the world of Benefit Mangement for employers, employees and our benefit broker partners

Supporting an Employee Wellness Program with Voluntary Benefits

A popular program, seeing its continual rise amongst employers in 2019, is the Employee Wellness Program. Many companies see this voluntary program as a key component in attracting and retaining the best talent to their open positions and company culture. However, employers are missing out on numerous opportunities to add other voluntary benefits to enhance […]

Your No Nonsense Guide to HSA Contribution Limits and More for Employers

In regards to Open Enrollment (OE), voluntary benefits and healthcare plans in general, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) can be used by employers to help themselves and their employees battle the rising healthcare costs that are affecting millions of Americans more-and-more each year. So, if you’re someone looking for the most pertinent information on HSA contribution […]

3 Reasons Why Combining Voluntary Benefits with an HDHP is a Win for Brokers

It’s no secret that rising healthcare costs are taking a financial toll on both employees and employers in the United States. Heading into 2019 healthcare costs are expected to average close to $15,000 per person. As employers usually pay 70 percent of total employee benefits, they are looking into alternative plans such as High Deductible […]

What These 5 Shocking Employee Benefits Statistics Mean for Your Broker Business

It’s becoming more apparent that the opportunity share for benefits brokers is rising year-over-year. This increase in opportunity can be attributed to a number of varying factors such as a lower U.S. unemployment rate, a tighter labor market, the increase in competition amongst employers to attain and retain the top remaining talent, skyrocketing healthcare costs […]

The Top Voluntary Benefits for Brokers to Offer in 2019

The U.S. workforce heading into 2019 is everchanging. We have a younger labor pool combined with a tighter market which ultimately requires employers to be always looking out for improvements to their benefits programs. After all, an employer’s benefits program is typically evaluated and scrutinized the most by potential employees deciding if they want to accept […]

Explaining High Deductible Healthcare Plans to Employees

As the nation’s healthcare costs continue to climb with no end in sight due to partisan politics, chronic illnesses and rising drug costs, more businesses today are offering high deductible healthcare plans (HDHPs) to help offset those costs. With Open Enrollment currently ramping up, businesses are finding it extremely hard to explain to their employee […]

How to Improve Employee Engagement During Open Enrollment

The 2019 Open Enrollment period is slated to run from November 1st, 2018 – December 15, 2018. Recent statistics show that this is the time of the year where companies of all sizes struggle to get quality employee engagement during open enrollment due to a myriad of reasons such as: An overflow of too much […]

5 Rising Voluntary Benefits Employers Should Offer to Their Employees

With a historically low unemployment rate in the U.S. sitting just below 4 percent currently, we are now seeing that many employers across the country are struggling to fill their open positions, fighting one another to obtain and attain top talent. With competition being so strong, employers are offering decent pay and are starting to come […]

The Critical Illness Insurance Market Continues to Trend Upward in the US

It’s no secret that healthcare costs in the U.S. are on the rise. One way of combatting these rising healthcare costs is with voluntary healthcare benefits. A recent report released by LIMRA/Career Builder shows that the critical illness insurance market is trending upwards which is great for people who are looking for ways to help offset […]