Employed individuals are finding additional forms of coverage to be increasingly important

Disability Insurance

A study by The Hartford has shown that single workers don’t have the protection they need in case of injury or illness. Standard employer sponsored health coverage is leaving a widening gap in the protection it provides, making disability insurance and other additional support policies much more important to workers. According to the results of new research performed by The Hartford, this is especially true among those who are employed and single. It is these individuals who are least likely to have a financial safety net in case they should…

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The increased popularity of health plans with high deductibles are causing workers to pay more

As a growing number of companies are seeking to be able to continue to afford to provide their workers with health insurance, plans with high deductibles are becoming increasingly popular and are requiring those employees to pay more while receiving less. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s survey data from December, 2011, 27.7 million people of working age had a health insurance plan with a deductible of a minimum of $1,000 for individuals and a minimum of $2,000 for families. According to the report on the survey, the percentage…

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