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Tips for healthy eating

As the seasons begin to change and we find ourselves a few months into the new year, now is an excellent time to reflect on our diet and overall health. While you should aim for a well-balanced diet year-round, many people struggle with nutrition and developing healthy eating habits. If you feel that you could afford to improve in this area, try some of these strategies:

Posted on March 12, 2019 in Consumer Wellness

Useful questions to ask during voluntary enrollment

Each year, how much time would you say you spend preparing for open enrollment? If you flinched at the thought of your answer, don’t worry, this isn’t meant to be a guilt trip. The vast majority of employees spend less than an hour preparing for enrollment. What’s interesting, is that 61% also admit that they don’t fully understand some aspects of their plan. Your voluntary benefits may be one of the areas contributing to that confusion. So, this year, challenge yourself to do your homework and make open enrollment a priority in 2019.

Posted on February 19, 2019 in Consumer

The do’s and don’ts of heart health

February is American Heart Month, which is a great reminder for all of us, even if you consider yourself to be fairly healthy individual, that it’s important to pay extra attention to your heart. Every 40 seconds, a person in the United States has a heart attack and heart disease accounts for 1 in 4 deaths each year.1 Fortunately, there are ways to reduce your chances of experiencing a heart-related complication. Below are some helpful and harmful habits that may affect your heart health.

Posted on February 12, 2019 in Consumer Health & Wellbeing Wellness

Why young people need life insurance

Young people- you have a lot on your plate. You are focused on establishing a career path, you may be managing student loans, and you’re getting your life started. Because of this, life insurance isn’t at the forefront of your mind, although ironically, it is for these very reasons that you should be thinking about a life insurance policy.

Posted on February 06, 2019 in Consumer Health & Wellbeing Life Insurance

More proof that benefits are essential for recruitment

New research has found that 80 percent of workers would take a job with benefits over an identical job that offers 30 percent more salary but without benefits.1 For employers looking to attract and retain talent, the need to offer a competitive benefits package has never been higher.


 

Posted on January 10, 2019 in Broker News

6 things you can do right now to improve productivity in 2019

In the business world it’s not a question of what you’ve done, it’s what you’ve done lately. With the calendar now turned over to 2019, you may find yourself wondering, “How do I build on what I accomplished last year?” Well, fear not, because Trustmark is here with six productivity tips that are sure to give you a boost as we kick off the new year.

Posted on January 02, 2019 in Broker News Sales

How to simplify your offer

We’re often led to believe that more is better. But, especially when it comes to voluntary benefits, this isn’t always true. In fact, in most cases, it’s far more important to keep your offering simple than it is to offer an overly-broad range of products and solutions for customers.

 

Posted on December 06, 2018 in Broker News Sales

3 findings from the Kaiser Family Foundation 2018 Employer Health Benefits Survey

Every year, the Kaiser Family Foundation releases an extensive look at the healthcare landscape in their Employer Health Benefits Survey. The survey usually turns up several interesting insights into what’s going on in the world of insurance and healthcare that can help spur a new way of looking at the challenges of our industry. This year’s survey was just released last week and, to save you time, we’ve pulled out three findings that we think offer a noteworthy perspective on what’s happening in the insurance world.

Posted on October 11, 2018 in Broker News Industry

Your accident insurance not-to-do list

At Trustmark, we take great pride in protecting our policyholders from all sorts of bumps, bruises, scrapes, sprains and breaks. We understand that, sometimes, trouble finds you and you need to be protected from the out-of-pocket costs that come with an accident. However, if you go looking for trouble, that’s where you can run into, well… trouble.

Posted on April 26, 2018 in Accident Insurance Health & Wellbeing

Help Kick Stress to the Curb

Everybody deals with stress at some point or another, and it almost seems to be a given—nay, a badge of honor—in the modern world. While stress can have an immediate and tangible impact on your body, if it goes on too long, it can also lead to long-term effects such as lack of sleep, headaches, high blood pressure, and a weakening of the immune system. For National Stress Awareness Month, here are some tips to help you alleviate the tension:

Posted on April 17, 2018 in Health & Wellbeing Wellness

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