Category Archives: Insurance

Aflac’s Innovative New Group Accident Plan Offers Customized Lifestyle Protection

COLUMBUS, Ga., March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing that not every case is one-size-fits-all, Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, today announced the launch of its new Group Accident plan with innovative benefits, higher payout amounts and lower premium rates. The new insurance offering allows brokers to provide…
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PGBA Earns Best-in-Class Customer Service Certification

Florence, S.C. - PGBA, LLC has earned a Center of Excellence certification, one of the most prestigious achievements in the customer service and support industry, by BenchmarkPortal. Contact centers achieve the distinction based on best-practice metrics drawn from the world’s largest database of objective and quantitative data that is audited and validated by researchers. “This…
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Colonial Life contributes $2.4 million to community organizations

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 8, 2017) — Colonial Life and its employees teamed up to contribute more than $2.4 million across the region last year. The multi-million-dollar impact came from more than $1.74 million in corporate contributions and nearly $721,000 in employee giving, including the value of 11,100 employee volunteer hours to charitable organizations in 2016.…
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Fortune names Aflac to most admired companies list

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, announced today that the company has once again been named to Fortune Magazine's list of the World's Most Admired Companies. This marks the 16th time that the Georgia-based insurance company has been included on the prestigious list. "Aflac…
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Aflac Inc. reports 4th-quarter revenue, earnings up

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Aflac Incorporated reported its fourth quarter results. Reflecting the stronger yen/dollar exchange rate, total revenues increased 12.0% to $6.0 billion during the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with $5.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015. Net earnings were $751 million, or $1.84 per diluted share, compared with $730 million, or $1.71…
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Scott and Co. promotes Piper to senior manager

Columbia, SC – Scott and Company LLC, is pleased to announce that Meredith Piper has been promoted to senior manager in the firm’s Assurance and Advisory Services department. “We are delighted to see Meredith reach this new level of leadership within the firm,” said Don Mobley, CPA, Managing Member. “She consistently shows initiative and is…
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Karole F. Lloyd appointed to Aflac Inc. board of directors

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Aflac Incorporated announced the appointment of Karole F. Lloyd to its Board of Directors. Lloyd's term will expire at the company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2017, at which time she will stand for election along with the other director nominees. The Board has also appointed her to serve on the Audit…
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Deadline extended to file flood claims from Hurricane Matthew

COLUMBIA - National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders affected by Hurricane Matthew, and the flooding that followed, now have 120 days from the date of their loss to file a flood insurance claim. The extension doubles the 60-day deadline NFIP usually requires for policyholders to submit a fully documented, signed and sworn proof-of-loss claim. The…
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Aflac named to Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces lists

COLUMBUS, Ga. --  Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, announced two major honors for the company and its workforce. Aflac was named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2016 lists of the Best Workplaces for Diversity and the Best Workplaces for African Americans, according to global research and consulting firm…
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S.C. Chamber launches effort to keep workers insured

Columbia, SC—About 57 percent of all uninsured Americans have jobs.  Most of these uninsured individuals work in small businesses that are not required to offer health insurance if they have fewer than 50 full-time equivalent employees. The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce has launched an effort to address this issue.  “Gaining the help…
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