Over 60% of American employees are working from home since the recent pandemic started. Business experts report that for many employees, this work arrangement could be permanent. And managers know it is essential to keep encouraging and motivating their teams. Research shows happy employees are more productive. One way to maintain employee engagement is to … Read Full Article
We understand how important it is for you to provide your employees with the best dental, vision and hearing plans. It’s important to us, too. Whether working with HR directors and benefits administrators, or with brokers and producers—we’re focused on making the complicated world of benefits less complicated and more fulfilling. We invite you to explore our site and find out how we’re doing that every day.
In business and life, change is constant. Markets go up and down, companies merge and close, economies struggle, and global issues affect people’s lives. Knowing how to respond to these changes is challenging. Employees especially worry about how these changes will affect their jobs and livelihood. Employers can empower workers and provide reassurance to help … Read Full Article
Students graduating from high school or junior college often take undergraduate or graduate courses to pursue career goals. However, many need financial aid to pay for their education. Here’s what to know about student loans for financial aid guidance.
People with student loans continuously feel stressed and anxious. Often, the monthly payment amount is more than they expected. Nearly 85% of people with student loans say the debt is the biggest stress in their lives. Medical experts say that stress can cause people to feel frustrated, anxious, unfocused, and irritable. One way employers can assist employees … Read Full Article
Surprised, frustrated, stressed, and worried describe Americans’ responses to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The economic impact of the pandemic has caught many people by surprise. Nearly one-fourth of Americans have filed for unemployment assistance. Financial experts report that even before the pandemic attack, about 49% of Americans were already living paycheck to paycheck. So many people have … Read Full Article
Small businesses and self-employed people know health insurance is important. Research shows that if employees have health benefits they value, they are happier and more satisfied. This includes dental and vision coverage. Often, self-employed and small businesses think they can’t afford small group insurance. But they can with the right plan. Here are three things … Read Full Article
As the 2020 election heats up, candidates voice their proposed plans for dealing with the 44 million borrowers who owe $1.6 trillion in student loan debt. Questions of financial balance are at the heart of the debate. Do students have the right to affordable higher education? Are taxpayers, government entities, institutes of higher education, and … Read Full Article
Attracting and keeping talented millennial employees is a challenge for employers in every industry. Research shows that millennials aren’t afraid to switch jobs. Nearly 75% of these workers, born between 1981 and 1996, believe that constantly changing jobs is necessary to advance their careers. About 40% say they’ve held four or more jobs. This turnover … Read Full Article
Student loan repayment assistance is one of the top benefits employees want. Some workers search for employers who offer student loan help when looking for a new job. Research shows that 86% of employees with student loan debts would commit to a company for five years if their employer-provided repayment assistance. Most employers would like … Read Full Article
When choosing benefits, many employees spend less than 30 minutes reviewing their options. Many workers say they don’t understand their choices or how the benefits offered will meet their needs. Employers should invest time in selecting the insurance plans that meet workers’ needs and communicate the value of each benefit throughout the year. Here are … Read Full Article