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Small companies: Loving the ones they’re with

October 2014

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Survey reveals that 43 percent of millennials aren’t reading their benefits handbooks

September 2014

Open enrollment is just around the corner. Your employees will be poised, informed and eager to make smart benefits choices, right?   Unfortunately, probably not. Getting workers to study up on their benefits is a tough row to hoe. In fact, a recent survey revealed that 43 percent of … Read more >

Employee engagement: Some workers are players – others are just playing games

September 2014

Every company is home to employees with differing attitudes. There are some who regard their work as something they have to do to earn a paycheck, while others put their hearts and souls into their on-the-job responsibilities. In other words, some workers – the engaged ones – are players. Others, … Read more >

Tough questions answered

August 2014

Sometimes open enrollment seems like a multiple-choice test that’s hard to prepare for because so much information is covered. Should workers choose employer benefits or go to state exchanges for medical coverage? Is a high-deductible health plan better than a higher premium with a lower deductible? Aflac helps small-business … Read more >

Ladies and gentlemen, place your bets

August 2014

According to national statistics, 75 percent of U.S. adults have gambled in the past year.1 Surprisingly, their wagers extend well beyond poker tables, slot machines and sports. The 2014 Aflac WorkForces Report reveals many are rolling the dice on something they can’t afford to lose – their health. One … Read more >

Living in the danger zone

August 2014

A leaky roof, an emergency car repair, an unexpected illness … all can be disastrous when the bank account is empty. A recent survey from Bankrate found that this situation is all too common for many Americans – in fact, 26 percent have no emergency savings at all.   … Read more >