As millennials pursue higher education, start their first job, start a family or climb the corporate ladder, their need for income protection grows alongside them. Jill Frohardt, second vice president of individual disability insurance sales at The Standard, explains how to position IDI in Insurance Forums.
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According to a recent survey by The Standard, 59% of employers find it difficult to keep up with absence and disability management best practices. Employers generally find three key issues as their main stumbling blocks when it comes to employee absence and disability: program measurement, legal compliance and accommodations support.
This article, by Jill Frohardt, second vice president of individual disability insurance sales at The Standard, discusses how male clients are traditionally approached about income protection more often than female clients, even though more women are becoming their families' breadwinners. It also highlights the importance of showcasing how a family caregiving benefit can help them plan for the future.
This HR Daily Advisor Q&A with Breanna Scott, director of product and service management at The Standard, highlights the current state of paid family leave and trends employers may see in 2019.
Dr. Dan Jolivet, practice consultant with The Standard's Workplace PossibilitiesSM program and Terri L. Rhodes, CEO of the Disability Management Employer Coalition, note that how employers choose to understand and address behavioral health conditions can ultimately help to better support employees and also de-stigmatize how these conditions are thought of in the workplace.
How can you balance technology and tailored solutions when having the conversation about retirement planning? Ken Waineo, senior director of business development for Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard, highlights managed services.
Behavioral health symptoms can escalate to impact performance, but how can employers spot these symptoms ahead of time? Dan Jolivet, Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant at The Standard, and Terri Rhodes, CEO for the Disability Management Employer Coalition, explain.
Get clients thinking about their long-term goals and how annuities can help meet them. Read the Advisor Today article by Chris Conklin, vice president of individual annuities at The Standard.
Jill Frohardt, second vice president of Individual Disability Insurance sales at The Standard, highlights ways to talk about IDI to the three most prominent generations currently in the workforce: baby boomers, Gen Xers and millennials. Understand your clients' generational values and milestones in your discussions about income protection and the need for disability insurance.
Chris Conklin, vice president of individual annuities at The Standard, highlights the variety of new annuity options as ways to meet clients' financial goals. Chris suggests focusing on options that are easy to understand, use of well-known indices and flexible surrender charge periods when considering solutions for clients.