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Disability Insurance Awareness Month – A closer look at the numbers

Stats can be tricky, which is why context is always important. For example: a number one selling shoe? Sounds, impressive. But a number one selling shoe at a store that only offers one type of shoe? Not so impressive. So, for Disability Insurance Awareness Month, we thought we’d provide a little more context to some of the stats we see when discussing disability insurance to help drive home the importance of protecting your paycheck.

Posted on May 16, 2019 in Consumer Disability insurance Industry

Disability insurance: before and after

By: Pam Handmaker, Senior Director of Product and Innovation 

There are lots of ways that an employer can boost production and motivate their employees. But think about this: how would productivity be affected if employees stopped receiving a paycheck? I’d venture to guess that the results would be somewhere in between “not good” and “disastrous.” Above anything else, an employees’ paycheck is the primary motivator for their work, which is why it’s so important for employers to allow them the opportunity to insure their paycheck with disability insurance.

Posted on April 11, 2019 in Disability insurance

4 ways that timing matters when it comes to disability insurance

A summer day at the beach can be a great thing. A day at the beach in January during a snowstorm? Not so great. As it is with so many things in life, timing is everything. And in the world of voluntary benefits, the saying holds true; especially when it comes to disability insurance. Below are four ways that timing can play a critical role in the way a customer perceives disability insurance.

Posted on November 08, 2018 in Disability insurance