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Stay informed and on top of your game. Our resources cover the latest topics in the group insurance marketplace and are a great way to build your knowledge and share valuable information.

Securian Financial's Snapshot

  • March 9, 2023

    Snapshot: March 2023 Edition

    Today’s increased access to data and analytics tools means benefits managers have extensive amounts of valuable information they can use to improve benefits enrollment and drive participation.

  • February 14, 2023

    Snapshot: February 2023 Edition

    To remain competitive in attracting top talent, companies continue to level up their benefit offerings and compensation

  • January 31, 2023

    Snapshot: January 2023 Edition

    With record-high inflation reducing buying power for workers nationwide, more employees are choosing voluntary benefits to help cover traditional insurance coverage gaps.

Group leadership appointments

Securian Financial announces new leadership appointments within Employee Benefit Solutions.

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Group insurance trends to watch in 2023

Keeping you informed and enlightened

Securian Financial offers our top trends for 2023 for life, accident, hospital indemnity and critical illness insurance.

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White paper library

Digital acceleration benefits carriers and customers

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The accelerated onset of new and innovative digital capabilities is a silver lining of the pandemic — especially within group insurance. Learn how these advancements will help carriers not only keep up with competitors but also offer an even better customer experience for their employer clients.

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The 5-step benefits enrollment journey

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We’ve identified a five-step benefits enrollment journey map. The results of this research gives benefits managers and other stakeholders insights into how to improve employee benefits communication and critical enrollment benefits processes.

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Personal preference: Three employee approaches to benefits enrollment

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In this white paper, we share the details of three distinct employee personas that emerged from the data’s analysis and how the personas were validated by Securian Financial’s independent Employer Advisory Board of benefits leaders from across the United States.

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What’s next? Strategies, tactics and tips to enhance benefits enrollment

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In the conclusion to this white paper series, we summarize how benefits managers can use this data to create personalized strategies to improve communication and engagement with employees during benefits enrollment.

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The beneficiary experience

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Part 1: Anticipating ‘top-of-mind’ questions and setting clear expectations curb anxiety from the start

In the first part of our two-part series, we examine the research conducted on our behalf with participants across the country and identify a range of feelings beneficiaries experience throughout the life insurance claims journey — from pre-claim, to claim and finally claim payout.

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The beneficiary experience

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Part 2: Tailored communication and support can improve the claims experience for everyone

In the second part of our series, we look into the opportunities employers have to tailor communication and support their employees, beneficiaries and their advocates — which can improve the overall claims experience for all stakeholders, including benefits administrators.

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The case for comprehensive financial wellness benefits


The link between financial wellness and productivity.

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* “Critical illness insurance global market report 2022.” The Business Research Company, March 2022.

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