Principal’s Dan Houston takes 2020 ACLI helm

Life insurers trade group elects chairman, board of directors during annual meeting in Boston.

September a good month for life application activity: MIB

Applicants 60 and older lead way, with 12.5% growth

John Hancock expands Apple Watch program, offers new Series 5 to Vitality PLUS customers

Beginning this fall, customers can earn the watch through the John Hancock Vitality Program for just $25, simply by being more active.

IMO launches multi-channel, budget-based lead platform for producers

Insurance marketing organization Advisors Ignite USA debuts a new consumer lead platform designed to help insurance and financial professionals generate new business at the right price.

By the Numbers: NAIC Insurance Department Resources Report sheds light on scale of industry

Health insurance still generates the lion’s share of insurance premiums and California still generates by far the most in premiums, as confirmed by the 32nd edition of the NAIC’s annual collection of data.

‘Insurance Reimagined’ announced as theme of upcoming LIDMA fall meeting

Heavy hitters in life insurance direct marketing to keynote 16th Annual LIDMA Fall Meeting & Showcase in Anaheim Oct. 13-15.

Internet steadily becoming the way consumers learn about insurance products

When it comes to researching (and eventually buying) financial services products, LIMRA finds consumers increasingly expect their online experiences with agents and insurers to match their other online retail experiences.

NYL Ventures takes deep dive into profound life industry implications of ‘LifeTech’

New York Life’s venture capital arm releases a groundbreaking whitepaper on the growing prominence of LifeTech in the start-up space.

Ladder launches laddering scenarios for advisors to optimize term costs

Ladder for Advisors becomes first life insurance solution on Schwab OpenView MarketSquare.

Atidot combats orphaned life policy problem with new high-tech solution

New tool designed to enable a smoother reassignment process, reduce lapsation, and increase up-sell potential