In the Media

  • December 5, 2019

    You’ve likely heard of the SECURE Act, but do you know how it will influence annuity sales? Rich Lane, vice president of individual annuities sales and marketing at The Standard, explains.

    Advisor Magazine
    Financial Professional, Annuities
  • November 22, 2019

    Employers can support employees with mental health conditions by creating stigma-free work environments and more. Read tips from Dan Jolivet, Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant for The Standard.

    BenefitsPRO
    Employee Benefits, Financial Professional, Employer
  • November 22, 2019

    Can data help us have healthier employees and save money? Jung Ryu, national accounts practice leader for The Standard, explains how for the DMEC.

    DMEC @Work
    Employee Benefits, Employer
  • November 20, 2019

    Jennifer Gassaway, Life insurance product manager at The Standard, discusses the nuances and benefits of Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance in ThinkAdvisor.

    ThinkAdvisor
    Employee Benefits, Financial Professional
  • November 15, 2019

    Having a retirement plan provider serve as a 3(16) administrative fiduciary can help give employers peace of mind. Read more in this Advisor Magazine article by Rob Baumgarten, vice president of retirement plan sales at The Standard.

    Advisor Magazine
    Financial Professional, Retirement Plans
  • November 15, 2019

    “That’s a boring way to spend my money” is one of the common objections heard when broaching the topic of life insurance. Jennifer Gassaway, a product manager at The Standard, highlights ways to overcome common life insurance objections in ThinkAdvisor.

    ThinkAdvisor
    Financial Professional, Retirement Plans
  • November 15, 2019

    Paid family leave is a key benefit because it helps balance the demands of work and family without sacrificing income. Read this article by Kate Wilkinson, senior director and assistant counsel for The Standard, which highlights how brokers can navigate the current paid family leave laws and provide guidance on the right mix of benefits.

    InsuranceNewsNet
    Employee Benefits, Financial Professional
  • November 14, 2019

    54% of employees feel uncomfortable discussing health conditions with their managers. Jeff Smith, Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant at The Standard, discusses the importance of training managers to identify employees who may be struggling.

    BenefitsPRO
    Employee Benefits, Employer
  • October 30, 2019

    Why is it important for employers to support nontraditional and remote workers? Melissa Oliver-Janiak, HR director of benefits at The Standard, explains in HRO Today.

    HRO Today
    Employee Benefits, Employer
  • October 14, 2019

    How can a comprehensive absence and disability program that includes mental health conditions attract talent? Dr. Dan Jolivet, Workplace PossibilitiesSM practice consultant at The Standard, explains in America’s Benefits Specialist.

    America's Benefit Specialist
    Employee Benefits, Financial Professional, Employer
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