Black-ish star Anthony Anderson named 2015 Life Insurance Awareness Month spokesperson

You may know him from his hit TV show Black-ish and as host ofEating America, but during the month of September Anthony Anderson will...

Northwestern Mutual meeting attracts 10,000 to Milwaukee

About 10,000 Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. employees and their families are converging on Milwaukee this week for Northwestern Mutual’s annual meeting, which runs...

Individual life premium up slightly so far in 2016 despite IUL retraction

While individual life insurance new annualized premium has increased 2% over the first half of 2016, a 7% decline in indexed universal life sales...

NAILBA CEO Jack Chiasson announces his retirement; search on for successor

Chief Executive Officer Jack Chiasson, CAE, announced his retirement this week after 13 years of service to the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage...

Repeal of federal estate tax included in GOP tax reform framework

The elimination of the federal estate tax is indeed included in the tax reform “framework” plan proposed Wednesday by President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress. How could it impact the life insurance market?

Expanded retirement savings opportunities, better access to annuities among IRI policy priorities for 2018

Just-released 2018 Retirement Security Blueprint focused on expanding opportunities to save for retirement, increasing access to lifetime income and protecting older investors.

AALU targets growth, diversity as priorities during 2018 annual meeting

Incoming CEO Marc Cadin, who will be taking over later this year for David Stertzer, stressed the need for growth and depth within the advanced life insurance underwriting advocacy organization in an address to the meeting’s roughly 1,000 attendees.

LIAM 2018: #TakeThePledge and more resources to promote awareness

As Life Insurance Awareness Month 2018 nears the end of its first week, here’s a sampling of how industry organizations and companies are getting the word out to consumers.

Advisors on carriers: Product and fees are important, but service is the differentiator

While product features and competitive costs will initially get an advisor’s attention, ongoing service and support will keep it, a new LIMRA/EY study finds.

SEC adopts Regulation BI in 3-1 vote

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted in favor of adopting a final amended version of the Regulation Best Interest rulemaking package on Tuesday, drawing praise from the insurance industry.