Can We Talk About Benefit Advisor Fee Transparency for a Minute?

Benefit Advisor Fee Transparency

I get it that doing the right thing doesn’t always yield you the largest compensation, but it will yield you dividends for years down the road.  In the benefits industry, the income of brokers comes largely from annuity business.  Keeping your customer happy doesn’t always mean making your windfall today.  That’s why it’s important to understand about doing the right … Read More

10 Questions to Determine if Your Employee Benefits Plan is Exposed

exposed benefit plan

Is there ever a perfect solution? Probably not in a realistic world where employers want to keep costs contained, and employees want unlimited benefits. There are ways of managing your company’s exposure, yet ensuring quality benefits are available for employees that require them.  You will want to ensure that you don’t have an exposed benefit plan. The following is a … Read More

Is Your Benefits Advisor Performing these 11 Key Roles for You?

Role of the benefit advisor

  I experienced something in the last few days that embarrassed me as a Benefits Advisor.  As much as there are many credible professionals within the benefits business, there are more than our fair share of brokers/advisors that are greedy, lazy and bring no value to their clients.  Like in any industry, there will always be a few bad eggs.  So … Read More