Financial Planning a Distant Third Place
- A Strong Appetite for Advice. Leyes, Maggie // Advisor Today;Jun2008, Vol. 103 Issue 6, p34
The article highlights the 6th annual report "Study of Employee Benefits Trends: Findings of the National Survey of Employers and Employees," authored by MetLife Inc. The report stresses the benefit optimization as a win-win strategy for employers and employees in the U.S. It shows that 90...
- Australians less financially aware than US, UK counterparts. Taylor, Mike // Money Management;11/29/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 45, p14
The article reports on the survey conducted by MetLife on the need for financial education in Australia. The study reveals that most Australians are very concern about their financial situation in the event of premature death, disability or serious illness. The research also found that its...
- EBRI survey on retirement savings: Match! // Accounting Today;5/2/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p12
Reports on the results of the 2005 Retirement Confidence Survey conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute in the U.S. Percentage of workers who were likely to join a company-sponsored retirement plan; Purpose of the study.
- Voluntary benefits: A win-win solution. Barnett, Jarret // Life Insurance Selling;Apr2012, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p48
The article discusses the concept and process of voluntary life insurance plans. It offers a situation that illustrates how voluntary benefits work. It mentions that voluntary benefits aid in protecting the financial and physical well-being of an employee as well as providing various options for...
- Director Compensation 1985. Barker, Lois // Directors & Boards;Spring85, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p41
The article reports in the increase of the director compensation on 1985 in the U.S. The results of the Hay Survey of Director's Compensation show that company director compensation continues to increase which is evident in the use of additional compensation benefits. Moreover, retirement plans,...
- Upsurge in insured benefits. // People Management;7/10/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 14, p10
Presents information on the 2003 Employee Benefits Survey conducted by Momentum in Great Britain. Percentage of firms with employee life insurance; Benefits given by companies to employees; Remarks from executive Paul Johnston on benefits.
- GROUP TERM LIFE INSURANCE: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES. Schultz, Roger S. // Journal of Financial Service Professionals;May2002, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p22
Group term life insurance was the first group insurance plan offered as an employee benefit. Originally, it was intended to provide only burial funds for an employee. However, over the decades coverage have expanded, and today they represent a major portion of all death benefits paid from life...
- How are your savings going? // Medical Economics;5/18/2007, Vol. 84 Issue 10, p18
The article reports on a survey of employee benefits conducted by Metlife Inc. in the U.S. According to Metlife, only a quarter of baby boomers say they have reached their retirement savings goals, or are on track to do so. Nearly 30% of those ages 41 to 60 say they are somewhat behind in...
- Workers favor one-on-one benefits counseling. // Benefits Selling;Apr2011, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p14
The article presents the results of a survey conducted by Colonial Life which showed that employees understand their benefits after taking part in individual counseling sessions.