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  • Employers Missing Key Opportunities To Gain Advantage Through Employee Benefits
    Employers Missing Key Opportunities To Gain Advantage Through Employee Benefits

    Only 29% of employees strongly agree benefits are based on their feedback; just 30% strongly agree they are satisfied with retirement plan

    Employers are missing key opportunities to develop a competitive advantage by enhancing the delivery and focus of employee benefits, according to new research conducted by Economist Impact and sponsored by Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA.
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  • Time to Build: How Employee Benefits Infrastructure Can Rise To Meet New Challenges
    Time to Build: How Employee Benefits Infrastructure Can Rise To Meet New Challenges

    Do we need a new deal for employee benefits?

    Nayya, the data-driven adviser and leading provider of personalized employee benefits guidance, has published a report challenging the humdrum assertions made by many ecosystem players. The company, founded in 2019, already serves millions of employees, as well as many of the leading employers, consultants, PEOs, payroll companies, carriers, benefit administrators, and retirement providers across the…
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  • Disabled Veterans And Employers: Moving From Surviving To Thriving
    Disabled Veterans And Employers: Moving From Surviving To Thriving

    Veterans with disabilities experience gaps in their workplace benefits

    New research from Easterseals — one of the nation’s leading disability and community services providers — and Voya Cares® — which provides resources, thought leadership and advocacy for disability inclusion, was released today.
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  • Benefits & Reserves Outpace Revenue Growth, Dampening Earnings For Publicly Traded US L/A Insurers
    Benefits & Reserves Outpace Revenue Growth, Dampening Earnings For Publicly Traded US L/A Insurers

    Changes in the fair value of embedded derivatives and customer withdrawals and surrenders, as well as increases in reserves, drove benefits higher

    Total GAAP revenue of publicly traded U.S. life/annuity companies rose year over year by 2.3% in 2023 to $287.2 billion, aided by 20% growth in investment income. However, according to a new AM Best report, a higher level of benefits paid and reserve increases led to a 43% decline in net income to $18.7 billion.
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  • RIA Economic Outlook
    RIA Economic Outlook

    Market optimism growing among financial advisors; even as volatility concerns remain elevated

    More than two-thirds (70%) of registered investment advisors (RIAs) believe the S&P 500 will increase by 3% or more in the next 12 months, according to the inaugural edition of the RIA Economic Outlook Index.
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  • Employers Are Taking Cost Action With Healthcare Navigation
    Employers Are Taking Cost Action With Healthcare Navigation

    Only 22% of employers fully trust that digital health tool vendors are acting in the employer’s best interest

    Employer Benefits News (EBN), a primary media resource for decision-makers in the world of employee benefits, human resources and workplace culture, announced today the findings of its State of Healthcare 2024 study, sponsored by Quantum Health, the industry-leading healthcare navigation and care coordination company to over 500 self-insured employers and supporting over 3 million active…
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  • The Millennial Approach To Estate Planning
    The Millennial Approach To Estate Planning

    From financial strains to future gains-- how a generation is preparing for the the unpredictable

    Trust & Will, the leading digital estate planning and settlement platform in the U.S., releases the findings of its fourth annual Millennial Estate Planning Study, providing insight from nearly 15,000 Millennials on end-of-life and estate planning preferences.
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  • 401(K) Account Balances Soared In 2023, Especially Among Younger Retirement Savers
    401(K) Account Balances Soared In 2023, Especially Among Younger Retirement Savers

    Strong markets in 2023 helped average account balances regain some losses experienced in 2022

    T. Rowe Price, a global investment management firm and a leader in retirement, today published its annual benchmarking report on 401(k) plan design and participant behavior, and found average account balances increased by 14% to $115,000, aided by strong performance in the financial markets.
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  • First Look: 2023 US Life/Annuity Financial Results
    First Look: 2023 US Life/Annuity Financial Results

    U.S. L&A industry sees 5.7% net income decline in 2023

    The U.S. life/annuity (L/A) industry posted a 5.7% decline in net income to $37.6 billion in 2023, which included $15.0 billion of net realized capital losses, according to AM Best.
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  • Consumers Express Low Knowledge Of Multi-Cancer Early Detection Tests
    Consumers Express Low Knowledge Of Multi-Cancer Early Detection Tests

    More than half say they’d be interested in taking a blood test to screen for cancer

    If you could take a blood test to detect certain types of cancer, would you take it? If it was offered through your life insurance company, would you be confident that your information would be kept private?
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  • Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index
    Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index

    Corporate pension funded status rises to 105.6% at end of March

    Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today released the results of its latest Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index (PFI), which analyzes the 100 largest U.S. corporate pension plans.
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  • Caregivers In The Workplace
    Caregivers In The Workplace

    78% of caregivers working full time expect their employers to provide benefits supporting them as caregivers

    With more American workers taking on caregiving duties in their personal lives—and their overall wellness being impacted because of it—more employees expect their employers to provide benefits and resources to support them in their caregiving responsibilities, according to the results of a recent survey.
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  • U.S. Life Insurance Application Activity Flat In Q1-2024 Compared To Q1-2023
    U.S. Life Insurance Application Activity Flat In Q1-2024 Compared To Q1-2023

    Q1-2024 shows growth for ages 31-50 and 71+

    U.S. life insurance application activity ended Q1-2024 flat at +0.3% Year-to-Date (YTD), with activity in March down -6.6% Year-over-Year (YOY) compared to March 2023 following 5 months of growth or flat activity. The YOY decline may have been driven, in part, by fewer business days in March of 2024 (21 business days) vs March of…
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