May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month

Did You Know?

  • BUSINESS AND INCOME PROTECTION ARE TOP PRIORITIES for business owners; yet most of them don’t have disability coverage.1
  • There are 28 MILLION SMALL BUSINESSES in the U.S., representing 99.7% of all employer firms.2
  • The DISABLED WORKER POPULATION CONTINUES TO GROW. Those receiving Social Security disability claim payments increased by 5.3% from 2009 to 2010.3
  • Small business owners represent a LUCRATIVE MARKET WITH SIGNIFICANT RISK PROTECTION NEEDS. More than half of all U.S. individuals with more than $3 million in investable assets own a business.4


1 2012 Business Owner Study, conducted by Harris Interactive® for the Principal®.
2 U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, April 2011.
3 2011 Long-Term Disability Claims Review, Council for Disability Awareness.
4 VIP Forum Analysis of 2007 Survey of Consumer Finances.