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

Benefit Brokers, Guide Clients Easily Through Open Enrollment With These Tips

For many HR professionals, guiding employees through the Open Enrollment (OE) process can be an overly time-consuming and stressful period. You have to navigate the Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance; combine and transfer data from HR, payroll and benefits; organize dizzying amounts of communications and meetings with staff, and make sure that all eligible employees […]

More Employers Are Offering Supplemental Health Insurance Options

The U.S. healthcare market is uncertain. It’s no secret that rising healthcare costs are taking a financial toll on both employees and employers in the United States. In 2019, the healthcare costs are expected to average close to $15,000 per person, with employers expected to pay for 70 percent of it. As these prices keep […]

Tips for Marketing Voluntary Employee Benefits to Your Clients

With the talent market becoming increasingly competitive, companies are struggling to discover inventive ways to stand out and appeal to top talent during the recruiting process.  The truth is, employees today want more than what employment opportunities have traditionally offered in the past. For this reason, attracting and retaining talented candidates has grown to be […]

Benefits Packages that Motivate Employees and Attract Top Talent

As of January 2019, the unemployment rate in the United States was as low as 3.8 percent. This, combined with a younger labor market has made competition more fierce between employers as of late, forcing them to become innovative in the ways that they go about attracting and retaining talent. According to a Glassdoor survey, […]

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 […]