Category Archives: Disability Insurance Blog

4 Reasons Not to Rely on a (Broken) Government Program

What would happen to you financially if you were injured or got sick and were unable to work? Your answer might be, “Well, there’s a government disability program. I’m not really sure what it’s called, but I know it’s there as a backup if I need it.” Are you sure? First, let’s cross Workers’ Compensation […]

Got Your Head in the Sand When It Comes to a Disability?

Workers starting out today are projected to have about a three in 10 chance of experiencing a long-term disability during their working years. Yet, despite such daunting odds, nearly 70% of America’s workforce has no private disability insurance. In conducting a recently released consumer research project entitled “The Disability Divide,” the Council for Disability Awareness […]

Single? Don't Let This Important Coverage Slip by You

Now here are some disturbing numbers. According to MetLife’s 9th Annual Study of Employee Benefits Trends, 63% of full-time workers who are primary wage earners and not married are very concerned about having enough money to pay bills during a period of sudden income loss. But 60% of these single workers have no disability insurance […]

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