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Tag: industry trends

2021 Annual Enrollment Guide

As we enter another enrollment season amid the pandemic, new research from employee benefits provider Unum shows U.S. workers plan to spend more time reviewing their options. 

Top causes of disability 2020

COVID-19 was the third-leading cause of short-term disability for U.S. workers in 2020, according to internal data from Unum (NYSE:UNM). 

Open enrollment during COVID-19

This open enrollment season is unlike others, according to new research from employee benefits provider Unum (NYSE: UNM). 

Life insurance 2020

The coronavirus pandemic gives millions of Americans—especially younger adults, those with children at home, and minorities—an opportunity to reconsider how they manage their finances.

U.S. workers gamble with health insurance benefits; half will choose a high-deductible health plan, yet lack cash for out-of-pocket costs

Nearly half (49%) of U.S. workers plan to enroll in a high-deductible health plan for the 2020 benefit season. However, 41% don’t plan on meeting their deductible in 2019 and 39% found it difficult to pay for out-of-pocket costs not covered by their health insurance, especially Millennials (55%) and Gen Z (49%). These findings and more are part of an online poll of 1,512 U.S. working adults conducted by Unum in August.