MDRT delivers new meeting focused on needs of U.S. and Canadian members

MDRT EDGE delivered a customized learning experience with a focus on providing up-to-date socio-political trends and exemplary industry practices to Engage, Develop, Grow and Empower its members’ businesses.

Trio of record-breaking dividend payouts unveiled by largest mutual insurers

The industry’s largest mutual insurers all recently announced their expected 2019 dividend payouts – and all three say the amounts will break their own company records.

Advisors adding more services to better meet needs of retirees, pre-retirees

Analysis from the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute shows that financial professionals across all channels are increasingly offering a broad array of common products and services to better help older Americans achieve retirement security.

Strong IUL sales lead to 3% life insurance annualized premium growth in 3Q

U.S. life insurance new annualized premium increased 3% in the third quarter 2018, according to the latest LIMRA U.S. Retail Individual Life Insurance Sales Survey, released Nov. 29. Driven by strong indexed universal life (IUL) sales, this is the second consecutive quarter of positive growth.

Integrity Marketing Group to expand life insurance distribution with Scott Riddle Insurance Agency acquisition

As part of the deal, Scott Riddle becomes an owner in Integrity, and president Jacque Huggins becomes a Managing Partner. Scott Riddle Agency is one of the largest final expense life insurance marketing organizations that distributes through partnering with leading U.S. call centers.

Life Happens awards over $200,000 to 21 aspiring students through its annual Life Lessons...

Deserving students share how life insurance could have made a significant impact on their families through personal stories. Since the program was established in 2005, over 500 scholarships have been awarded, totaling over a million dollars in scholarship money.

Millennials most ‘at risk’ generation when it comes to life insurance

New study from New York Life finds Millennials, despite feeling “financially confident,” self-report a 78% shortfall in life insurance coverage; only 10% of Millennials have the coverage they say they need.

Life application activity up for over-60 crowd, down for younger demographics, MIB reports

While U.S life insurance application activity is down 2.8% year-over-year through October according to the latest report from MIB Life Index, there is one demographic that has been shown fairly consistent growth since March: Older Americans.

Agents Behaving Badly Part VI: Mail fraud

Out latest edition features a trio of agents charged or convicted of mail fraud – two for submitting false life insurance applications and another for swindling elderly investors.

Primerica reports 13% growth in term life net premiums in 3Q, 5% increase in...

Term life carrier’s latest earnings report shows “top-line growth” in each of its businesses, highlighted by “tremendous sales growth achieved” in its Investment and Savings Products segment.