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    ACCIDENT COVERAGE HAS BROAD APPEAL

ACCIDENT COVERAGE HAS BROAD APPEAL

Product serves vital need in high deductible health plans As  deductibles in employer  health plans continue to rise, employees are increasingly vulnerable to the financial consequences of accidents. Many live paycheck-to-paycheck and can ill afford to self-insure the accident risk; those who do manage to save money do so for vital purposes, such as educating children or their own retirement. Accident-related expenses can seriously derail those plans. This below-the-deductible gap

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    CANCER INSURANCE

CANCER INSURANCE

With a 50% chance for men and 33% chance for women developing cancer, perhaps it’s time to discuss this exposure with your clients Recent American Cancer Society (ACS) data show that, for nearly all types of cancer, survival rates are higher—some dramatically so—than they were in prior years. But despite progress, ACS models project that, this year, we’ll still see nearly 1.7 million new cancer cases diagnosed and more than

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    EMPLOYEES SEEK WORK/PERSONAL LIFE INTEGRATION

EMPLOYEES SEEK WORK/PERSONAL LIFE INTEGRATION

Mercer study looks at HR’s challenges and opportunities Earlier this year, Mercer published its 2017 Talent Trends study—a sweeping examination of what employees value and what employers are doing to attract the workers they want. It comes at a crucial time because, according to the study, 43% of C-suite executive respondents and 34% of HR professionals agree that competition for talent will continue to increase this year. One of four

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    BOOMERS HEADED FOR “REVOLVING RETIREMENT”

BOOMERS HEADED FOR “REVOLVING RETIREMENT”

Employers and employees have a mutual interest in a smooth transition Those who are debating whether or when to retire from their life-long work are sometimes offered this philosophical advice: “It is better to retire ‘to’ something than ‘from’ something.” Baby Boomers seem to be heeding that advice, and what a significant number of retiring Baby Boomers are retiring “to” is other paying work, according to research by Strategic Business

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    DENTAL AND VISION: IMPORTANT WORKPLACE BENEFITS

DENTAL AND VISION: IMPORTANT WORKPLACE BENEFITS

Agents and brokers can boost revenue and retention by offering these “must-have” benefits  With all the activity and discussion around health benefits, the Affordable Care Act, the American Health Care Act, and more, it’s sometimes easy to forget there are other important benefits. Among these: dental and vision. The products have been offered for years, and their status as must-have benefits continues to be strong. According to Wendy Herndon, second

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