It’s time to move aging/longevity to the political main stage

Ready or not, an “age wave” is coming that could make or break our nation. Two-thirds of all the people who have ever lived past...

Two top Universal Life producers, two unique market perspectives: Part I

Universal Life (UL) comes in a wide array of “flavors” these days, offering producers a lot of variety and their clients a lot of...

8% growth in 3Q individual life new premium spurred by IUL strength

WINDSOR, Conn. — U.S. individual life insurance new annualized premium increased 8% in the third quarter 2015 – the fifth consecutive quarter of positive...

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?

Indexed life sales up 6.1% in 2017

Strong fourth quarter bolsters increase according to latest Wink report; Pacific Life retains the top spot in indexed life sales, with an 18.5% market share.

Trust is centerpiece of superior advisor experience, Northwestern Mutual study finds

Newly released findings underscore the overall value of working with an advisor, and lists attributes that distinguish a remarkable advisor experience such (like having the client’s best interests at heart).