Work-Life Plans Boost Value Of Voluntary Benefits

Voluntary benefits have been gaining traction with employers and employees as valuable supplemental coverage to a core benefits package. For example, in today‚Äôs age of skyrocketing medical costs, programs such as Disability, Accident, and Critical Illness insurance are increasingly popular with workers concerned about paying for health care. Although these primary plans have been garnering… Read more »

Report Spotlights Worker Concern For Critical Illness Costs

A nationwide survey by Sun Life Financial, based on responses from more than 4,000 employees found that many workers fear the financial impact of a critical illness – especially cancer – even more than death. According to the study, “Well-Placed Fears: Workers’ Perceptions of Critical Illness,” these concerns may result from growing out-of-pocket health care… Read more »