Voluntary Benefits Solutions, June/July 2016       Volume 7, Number 3
Long-Term Care Helps Boomers Ensure Quality Care, Preserve Estates
stamp“Unlike other forms of insurance provided through the workplace, long-term care insurance is typically funded completely by the employee, without a contribution from the employer. Even without a contribution from the employer, long-term care insurance through the workplace can give employees the advantages of group insurance over individual policies.” —U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Read on for details.
Enhance Your Benefit Plan with Cancer and Critical Illness Insurance
teleThe move toward “consumer-driven” health care has created a fair amount of anxiety among employees. High deductibles, limited formularies and uncovered transportation costs can eat through an afflicted employee’s savings quickly. One way to provide peace of mind is critical illness insurance. Read on for details.

Legal Plans Help Employees Stress Less
crutchAccording to one matrix, “reasonable” attorney fees range from $255 per hour for an attorney with one to three years’ experience, up to $520 per hour for one with 20 years’ experience. A legal plan can help your employees control these expenses. Read on for details.
Enrolling Non-Native English Speakers
In the U.S., benefits have long formed an important part of an employee’s overall compensation package. And employees value their benefits. Many will go so far as to accept a position with a slightly lower salary because the employer offers a good health plan, dependent care benefits or spousal coverage, for example. Read on for details.


This Just In...

In a recent poll, 58 percent of employed adults say they lack confidence in their ability to handle legal issues on their own. And 54 percent said they are not prepared to handle unforeseen “legal events.”

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