Latest News

These schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Career Center of Southern Illinois, Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute and Saint Anthony College of Nursing have some of the best 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Sticker shock: Which 4-year U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

State residents enrolled at Illinois Institute of Technology face among the steepest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Residents in Illinois face some of the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Analysis: 20,508 college athletes participate in outdoor track and field

From Higher Education Tribune

Mt. San Antonio College in California reported having the most outdoor track and field athletes in the U.S. in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Life insurance can help families losing a stay-at-home parent adapt

Stay-at-home parents might not be bringing home paychecks every week, but the things they do would cost a lot to replace in the event of their death.

Analysis: College athletics grossed $31,832 per athlete in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Georgia grossed $352,349 per athlete in 2016 – the highest of all athletic programs that year, followed by University of Texas at Austin ($346,947 per athlete) and Louisiana State University ($315,988 per athlete), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College sports raked in $18.1 billion in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Texas at Austin grossed $207 million in 2016, making it the highest-grossing college sports program that year, followed by Ohio State University ($176 million) and University of Alabama ($174 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Businessolver seeks senior consultants in multiple markets

From HR Daily Wire

Businessolver is seeking senior consultants in Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Denver, Seattle and other locations to assist the benefits administration technology company in securing its sales goals.

Businessolver Chicago looking for client operations lead

From HR Daily Wire

Benefits technology company Businessolver is seeking a client operations lead in Chicago.

Analysis: College men's basketball grosses $2 billion

From Higher Education Tribune

Though excluded from the NCAA tournament, University of Louisville men's basketball tops the list of highest grossing programs with nearly $44 million – or $2.9 million per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Midland National offers $1,000 spring sweepstakes

From Wealth Management Wire

One lucky winner will win $1,000 to use for home improvement projects, courtesy of Midland National, which is accepting entries for its 2018 Spring Home Sweepstakes contest through March 20.

Midland National offers consumers financial resolutions for 2018

From Wealth Management Wire

Midland National wants to make 2018 the year you’re finally able to stick to all your bold, new budget plans.

Midland National earns spot on 2017 Ward’s Top 50 list

Midland National Life Insurance Co. has been included on the 2017 Ward’s Top 50 list of top insurance companies based on its strong financial results, according to a press release.

Businessolver hoping to reach by expanding footprint in Chicagoland area

Businessolver, a leader in software as a service (SaaS) benefits administration technology, is moving into a 14,000-square-foot office building in Itasca, according to a press release.

Midland National offers new life insurance product for baby boomers

Baby boomers have a new life insurance option with the recent release of the Midland National Life Insurance Co.'s XL Heritage indexed universal life insurance (IUL).

News provider Lee Enterprises to purchase Dispatch-Argus for $7.15 million

Lee Enterprises Inc. announced June 19 that it would purchase the assets of Dispatch-Argus, which include a number of publications in the Rock Island area.

CEO of Chicago-based Exelon to help head up Diversity & Inclusion initiative

President and CEO of Exelon Chris Crane is joining forces with various companies worldwide as part of The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion initiative.

UnityPoint Health-Pekin employees, volunteers honored at annual banquet

Eighty-nine employees of UnityPoint Health-Pekin and more than 130 volunteers were recently recognized for dedication to their work and the community at the facility's 58th Annual Employee Awards Banquet and the 2017 Volunteer Luncheon.

Businessolver takes IT security competition at THOTCON event

SaaS benefits technology provider Businessolver recently triumphed in the “Capture the Flag” hacking contest at 2017 THOTCON — an annual industry conference in Chicago — crediting the win to information-security team leader Tom Pohl.

Fitch Ratings gives Sammons firms a stable A+

Two Sammons Financial Group (SFG) companies—as well as SFG itself—recently earned strong appraisals from Fitch Ratings. SFG subsidiaries Midland National Life Insurance Company and North American Company for Life and Health Insurance both garnered A+ Insurer Financial Strength grades.

Metro Business Network