Category Archives: Insurance

Colonial Life names top customer service employees

48 employees selected for the company’s elite Aspire program COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 17, 2017) — Forty-eight Colonial Life and Unum employees in Columbia have been recognized by the company for superior customer service. The group selected for the company’s prestigious Aspire program was chosen from more than 1,200 employees in Columbia and nationwide field offices…
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PURE Insurance Earns Spot on Fortune’s 40 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance for Second Consecutive Year

The PURE Group of Insurance Companies, which includes Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange (PURE), the policyholder-owned property and casualty insurer designed for high net worth individuals and families, today announced that it has once again been named one of the 40 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance by Fortune and Great Place to Work®. This…
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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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