When it’s time to select their health insurance options, most Americans do a thorough job of researching the types and amounts of benefits that best meet their unique needs, right?
Nearly half of U.S. workers (47 percent) devote less than 30 minutes to the once-per-year task of understanding and signing up for health care benefits. To put that in perspective, consider this. Americans spend five hours researching mortgage loans, 10 hours researching new car purchases, five hours planning vacations, four hours shopping for new computers and two hours deciding what televisions to buy.2
Given that health care insurance can help protect workers’ financial futures – as well as those of their loved ones – it would serve them well tohave a better understanding of the whats, whys and hows of their benefits options. Read more.
1 2014 Aflac WorkForces Report, conducted in January 2014 by Research Now on behalf of Aflac, accessed June 18, 2014 – www.AflacWorkForcesReport.com
2 Zillow Mortgage Marketplace Survey, accessed June 18, 2014 – http://zillow.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=28775&item=85029 … Read more >