Hawaii best state for retirees in 2014, MoneyRates.com says

Despite having the highest cost of living, Hawaii is the best U.S. state for retirees in 2014 according to a new study by personal...

Americans yet to embrace robo-advice as new data shows advisors highly valued but underutilized

MILWAUKEE – According to new findings released July 18 fromNorthwestern Mutual's 2016 Planning & Progress Study, the established value of human advice in financial...

Helping prospects ‘buy’ life insurance: A primer for newbies

There are many ways to help prospects buy life insurance. However there are really only two things that matter in order to have a...

‘Real Life Stories’ winners for 2016 announced by Life Happens, showcasing outstanding client service

ARLINGTON, Va. – A quartet of poignant, real-world examples that clearly demonstrate the need for and value of protecting families against financial hardship with...

Middle market – not affluent – owns majority of permanent life insurance

As the financial services industry calculates opportunities in the middle market, a new LIMRA report finds middle market households own the majority of individual...

When is a life settlement right for a client?

Editor’s note: The following article was authored and contributed to Insurance Forums by life settlement subject matter experts at Ovid Corp. There are many factors...

Trend Watch: New opportunities for advisors and retiree clients with unwanted policies

After a few tumultuous years, the life insurance settlement industry is incredibly healthy, as many well-respected companies have taken leadership roles within the marketplace,...

ACLI marks Life Insurance Awareness Month with new research showing path to financial security

Study dispels myth that income levels alone guarantee financial security, and identifies characteristics and common practices that contribute to a household's financial security. As we near the midpoint of this year's LIAM campaign, LIMRA also offers facts and figures to help spur prospects to action.

9 worst scammers of 2017 named to Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame

An extensive (and expensive) list of perpetrators make up the “No Class of 2017” as determined by the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud.

New book by Forums member explores what separates top-producing agents

Veteran Insurance Forums member and Final Expense expert David Duford releases a book detailing traits that separate top producers from the pack, culled from interviews with 14 highly successful agents and agency owners.