Latest Colonial Life Stories

2011-08-03 10:23:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulatory and economic issues are forcing many employers to make changes in their benefits plans. And one of the changes employers expect to make in the near future is to add voluntary benefits.

2011-07-19 12:51:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Time is money when you're waiting on a disability claim. Getting your claim resolved quickly after your paycheck stops coming helps you pay your bills on time and keep your creditors at bay.

2011-06-26 19:00:00

Employers increasingly turn over responsibility for managing retirement, leave and health care benefits to employees LAS VEGAS, June 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The economy negatively affected the employee benefits offered by more than three-quarters of organizations, according to a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) survey report released today at its 63rd Annual Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas. Seventy-seven percent of surveyed HR professionals said in 2011 that...

2011-05-09 07:00:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- You may see your insurance benefits as necessary, important and valuable -- but do you see them as fun? You could starting today with the launch of Youville(SM), a feature of Colonial Life's new web-based Benefits Learning Center. This interactive online tool offers an entertaining way for workers to individualize their benefits education and explore their unique benefits needs.

2011-05-03 08:38:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colonial Life & Accident Insurance company has set up dedicated phone lines to make it easier for customers affected by the recent severe weather in the southeast to get support from the company. Customers can call Colonial Life's service centers toll free at these numbers: Policyholders: (800) 325-4368 Plan administrators: (800) 256-7004 Brokers: (866) 531-2022 Customers also can contact the company at its...

2011-05-02 07:30:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutbacks on employer-provided major medical insurance, reduced commissions and the impact of health care reform are causing many insurance benefits brokers to question their longevity in the marketplace.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.