In an increasingly competitive job market, employee benefits elevate companies in the minds of their current employees, as well as prospective workers. Below are some of the most important and sought after benefits. Content here was provided to the Council for Disability Awareness blog by benefits expert Phil Bruen, VP, Group Life and Disability Products…Details
Disability insurance is income insurance
Make sure it’s part of your plan for facing the unexpected
Welcome to the Council for Disability Awareness’ (CDA) blog site. Here, employers, consumers, and financial advisors will find posts dedicated to disability insurance awareness, workplace best practices, health and wellness, and what you need to know about protecting yourself, your income and your family.
Disability insurance provides critical financial protection that is very different from other insurance products. Millions of working Americans don’t have it, and many don’t fully understand what it protects. Visit RealityCheckUp.org to find more information about insuring your income and learn why disability insurance is necessary for every working American.
Employee Benefits for Freelancers and EntrepreneursDetails
Helping Employees Understand What’s at Stake When a Health Event Keeps Them from Working Employers in America offer health insurance benefits to attract and retain employees, and the open enrollment period is a chance for employees to review and/or change their coverage. However, health insurance does not cover income lost due to a health event…Details
Understanding Value Based HealthcareDetails
Value-based health care is an important trend in delivering quality care to consumers in general and, in group health insurance, to employees and their families. It is a delivery model in which self-insured employers and health insurance carriers compensate providers based upon their outcomes, instead of a negotiated fee for services rendered. Data has shown…Details
Absences can be hard on both an employee and employer, which is why disability insurance can be a potent addition to your benefit plan. However, there is a way to make absences easier to manage. The following tips are based on an article written for the Council for Disability Awareness blog byMarjory Robertson, assistant vice president…Details
Making Your Best Benefits Choices During Open EnrollmentDetails
Benefits play a big role in how employees — and potential employees — perceive a company. The following tips are based on articles written for the Council for Disability Awareness blog by benefits experts Phil Bruen, VP, Group Life and Disability Products at MetLife and Diane Russell, SVP Marketing, Lincoln Financial. 1. Know that most…Details
When it’s time to start a family, many parents-to-be are so focused on decorating the nursery and choosing the right car seat that they can overlook the life-altering impact a baby can have on their financial life. And we’re not just talking the exorbitant cost of diapers—we’re talking nearly 4 million dollars in “potential income.”…Details