Voluntary Advantage Welcomes a New Key Contributor to Their Publication

Voluntary Advantage welcomes new company to their monthly publication

December 5, 2022 / Denver, Colorado: Voluntary Advantage is excited to announce that Eastbridge Consulting Group, Inc. will be a Key Contributor to their monthly publication for the Voluntary Benefits industry, “The Voluntary Benefits Voice”.  Eastbridge Consulting Group, Inc. has nearly 200 clients worldwide of their consulting and research services, including 20 of the 25 largest voluntary/worksite carriers. Voluntary Advantage believes their unique insights into carrier capabilities, processes, and strategy will provide their subscribers with valuable insights into market trends on a monthly basis. Nick Rockwell, President, and Danielle Lehman,…

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Consumers weigh the benefits of holiday travel insurance this year

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With the high cost of everything, travelers find it tough to decide if their trip requires coverage. Holiday travel insurance is being taken very seriously this year as challenges continue for travelers heading away to visit friends and family. Overbookings, delays, lost luggage and unexpected cancellations are among those challenges. Thanksgiving trips were considered to be a small indicator of what is to be expected throughout the rest of the holiday season. What they have shown is that, as has been the case since the start of the pandemic, travelers…

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Allstate insurance company announces new Chief Legal Officer Christine DeBiase

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The insurer issued a news release welcoming DeBiase to her new position in the corporation. The Allstate Corporation has announced that Christine (Chris) DeBiase will be joining the insurance company just after the start of the new year as its new Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. DeBiase will be taking this position with the Allstate Corporation as of January 3, 2023. DeBiase will be taking the head of Law and Regulation as well as the insurance company’s sustainability strategy. She is an outsider from…

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Life insurance benefits payouts broke records at $100 billion in 2021

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Last year, insurers paid out 11 percent more than they had the year before in the United States. Life insurance benefits payouts in the United States reached $100 billion last year, reaching a record total, according to newly released data from the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI). The increase from 2020 to 2021 represents the largest jump seen since 1918’s influenza pandemic. The amount paid out in life insurance benefits in 2021 represented a year-over-year increase of 11 percent compared to 2020. That was the largest single year hike…

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Voluntary Advantage Welcomes Key Contributor For Their Monthly Publication

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November 29, 2022 / Denver, Colorado: Voluntary Advantage is excited to announce Sydney Consulting as a Key Contributor to their monthly publication for the Voluntary Benefits industry, “The Voluntary Benefits Voice”.  Sydney is an Actuarial and Compliance consulting firm that specializes in the supplemental benefits market. Sydney works with a gamut of insurance carriers; from Fortune 500 insurance titans to closely held market disruptors, providing end-to-end solutions for bringing products to market. Their services include product development, pricing, valuation, forms construction, rate and form filing, legal research, objection responses, technology…

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Voluntary Advantage is bringing the Voluntary Benefits industry together

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November 21, 2022 / Denver, Colorado – Voluntary Advantage is a newly formed entity that has been created to bring the Voluntary Benefits industry together and promote innovation and the open share of ideas, strategies, and information.  Voluntary Advantage was founded by Trevor & Heather Garbers and will publish a monthly magazine titled “Voluntary Benefits Voice” which will feature articles on important topics in our industry today including: trends, compliance, strategies, carrier news, product releases, and more. The Voluntary Advantage website (www.voluntary-advantage.com) will publish a Calendar of Events sharing information…

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Petline and NFP collaborate on new US pet insurance

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The companies have come together to offer a new line of coverage products for animal owners to buy. The Petline pet insurance company has teamed up with leading property and casualty broker NFP to offer a new line of products to cover cats and dogs and give US animal owners peace of mind. The insurer has been active in the market since 1989 and describes itself as a leader in that category. The Petline flagship pet insurance brand, Petsecure, offers owners a spectrum of different solutions to fit the individual…

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