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Major Problems with Middle Market Insurance. Part One: Cost. Why the First Price is Rarely the Best Price.

A thought experiment…Imagine two parties are negotiating a sophisticated contract. One party negotiates hundreds of such contracts every day and has substantial market knowledge regarding costs and optional terms available. The other party has little or no prior experience. Finally, imagine that an intermediary is helping to memorialize the terms of that negotiation and the...

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Changing Times in the Benefits World – what path should Employers follow?

On February 16, 2017, Eric Krieg, president of Risk International Benefits Advisors, spoke at the Health Action Council annual conference on “Benefits Plans: The Silent Killer of Your Employees’ Disposable Income – New Rules for Benefits Management.”  Eric’s presentation highlighted proprietary data from a recent Risk International Benefits Advisors (RIBA) study which analyzed 10 years...


Our New President to Fix Health Care?

There is a clear philosophical difference between our two main political parties, and these differences will affect key aspects of health care, such as the role of government vs. commercial enterprises. This will influence very important aspects of how citizens procure health care. However, make no mistake, our health care dilemma is all about its...

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Risk International Congratulates Brandt Stiggins, Our IRONMAN!

Brandt Stiggins, Benefits Advisor, at Risk International competed in the IRONMAN World Championship on October 8, 2016 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  Just being able to compete is not an easy feat. Brandt gained entry in the championship race by having excellent finishing times at two qualifying IRONMAN triathlon events.  The triathlon is composed of a 2.4-mile...


Risk International Promotes Todd Miller to President

Todd Miller has been promoted to President of Risk International, Inc. by its board of directors. In his new role, Miller will oversee the five business units of the company which provides independent, outsourced risk management and benefits advisory services to Fortune 500 and mid-market enterprises with complex risk management and benefits challenges. “Since joining...


Risk International Named Among 2015 Weatherhead 100

Our clients like that we get results – from seven-figure savings to new, more effective benefits plans. That’s something that has helped our reputation as skilled risk managers and insurance industry disruptors grow throughout our global footprint. And it’s this growth that led to Risk International being named among the Weatherhead 100 – a prestigious...