Ace the Health IQ quiz, get big discount on life insurance?

Tech startup Health IQ, formed as an MGA, offers special discounted rates to ultra health-conscious people that can pass their unique test.

6 reasons your client’s contestable life insurance claim might not be contestable

A closer look at common causes of confusion when determining whether a death claim is or isn’t contestable.

In-force life policy count up 3.6% last year according to newly updated ACLI Life...

Bevy of industry info at your fingertips in the new 2017 edition, including facts like $20.3 trillion of life insurance coverage in force in the U.S. and life insurers paid out $76 billion to beneficiaries in 2016.

Life premiums fall 2% in 3Q as whole life sales drop for first time...

After 13 quarters of consecutive growth, whole life insurance new annualized premium fell 4% in the third quarter of 2017, driving total new annualized premium down 2% for the quarter according to LIMRA data released Dec. 4.

Agents Behaving Badly, Part IV: Phony apps net real charges

In our latest roundup of agents caught on the wrong side of the law, we take a look at 3 recent cases involving insurance agents who submitted phony applications.

2017 CSO kicks 3Q indexed life sales down a notch

Total third quarter non-variable universal life sales were over $1,012 million, according to the 81st edition of Wink’s Sales & Market Report, released on Nov. 16. Pacific Life was the top selling carrier in the quarter and had the top-selling product.

Dividend Season: NYL, Guardian announce their biggest-ever payouts while NWM to divvy out $5.3B

It’s dividend announcement season for the country’s large mutual insurance companies, who have recently revealed the amount of 2018 dividend payments to policyowners.

NAILBA’s next chapter: Changes evident at year’s last major industry event

The winds of change are blowing through the year’s last major industry conference – NAILBA 36 – this week in Hollywood, Fla., as the agenda for the next year is laid out by current Chairman Jim Sorebo and Dan LaBert settles in as the new NAILBA CEO.

Strange but true: Wacky things and trivia nuggets from the world of insurance

No doubt insurance is a serious business. But that doesn’t mean a lot of silly or curious things related to insurance won’t pop up in the news from time to time.

InsurTech Updates: Bevy of new non-policy products being rolled out by insurers

News about some new product rollouts from insurers that aren’t insurance policies – including an emergency services app, a Facebook chatbot, an individual mortality risk scoring system and will creation tool.