In the Media

September 5, 2018

Move over, smart speaker. Learn how today's managed services are bringing clients tech-forward solutions that are more than just set-it-and-forget-it retirement accounts. Read the InsuranceNewsNet article, How to Boost Retirement Readiness in an Automated World, by Ken Waineo, senior director of business development and sales operations for retirement sales at The Standard.

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InsuranceNewsNet
September 5, 2018

How often do you evaluate the generational makeup of your client base? Jill Frohardt, regional director of Individual Disability Insurance at The Standard, provides tips to help better target IDI sales conversations. Read her Advisor Magazine article, The Disability Dialogue.

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Advisor Magazine
September 5, 2018

A modified IDI policy offer may look different than what your client anticipated, but help them recognize the valuable coverage it still provides. Read the BenefitsPRO article, Modified IDI Policy Offers: What Is a Broker to Do? by Sue Schweitzer, senior director of Individual Disability Insurance underwriting at The Standard.

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BenefitsPRO
August 21, 2018

As the benefits landscape continues to evolve, Danielle Lehman, senior voluntary product manager for The Standard, explains why more clients are adding hospital indemnity insurance to their plans. Read the Rough Notes article, Hospital Indemnity Has Upside Potential.

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Rough Notes
August 13, 2018

The Standard's new strategic partnership with Altwork offers a game-changing workstation to help employees with disabling health conditions return to work faster.

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Physical Therapy Products
August 13, 2018

The recently launched enhanced Index Select Annuity from The Standard offers consumers a simple and understandable way to grow and protect their assets. Read the ThinkAdvisor article, Eagle Life, Standard Add Index Annuities.

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ThinkAdvisor
July 12, 2018

Kevin McNamara, The Standard's voluntary practice leader, recently spoke with Rough Notes about how employers are seeking holistic voluntary benefits solutions to meet the needs of different types of employees and families. Read Disability Insurance in a Changing Workplace.

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Rough Notes
July 10, 2018

In a ThinkAdvisor roundup of product updates, see details about The Standard's new Hospital Indemnity Plus insurance product and its expanded coverage for individual disability insurance policies in New York and Connecticut.

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ThinkAdvisor
June 27, 2018

It can be difficult to identify and support an employee with a medical condition at work, but disability carriers may have the necessary tools to help. Read the HR Daily Advisor article, How to Address Multigenerational Needs for Disability Management, by Jung Ryu, national accounts practice leader at The Standard.

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HR Daily Advisor
June 27, 2018

Breanna Scott, director of product and service management for employee benefits at The Standard, discusses the differences between two pieces of proposed paid leave legislation: the Workflex Act and the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act). She notes that it's important to understand that the two bills are trying to solve slightly different issues surrounding paid family leave. Read the Workforce article, HR Leaders Ask SHRM to Withdraw Support of Workflex Bill.

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