What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate: Most consumers don’t understand insurance...

Nearly 3 in 4 consumers are not confident they could define what “underwriting” or “permanent life insurance” meant, according to a joint study by...

John Hancock doubles down on Vitality health and wellness platform

In an effort “to incentivize longer, healthier lives,” Boston-based insurer expands program to all new policies sold, and will add the benefits in over time to existing policies.

NASCAR driver Trevor Bayne’s car to showcase Liberty National logo on select tracks in...

MCKINNEY, Texas – Liberty National Life Insurance Company recently launched its first sports partnership with the winningest racing team in NASCAR history, Roush Fenway...

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?

Exotic trips worth the effort?

All-expenses-paid trips to exotic locales can be a great motivator for agents, including one who started a recent thread on the Forum. This agent...

Gen X represents opportunity right now

When presenting research on the generations, I'm often asked why so much attention is given to Gen Y and so little to Gen X....

Individual life sales rise slightly in Q1 despite fewer policies sold

Latest LIMRA data finds fixed UL sales dropped 15%; indexed UL new annualized premium grew 9% in the first quarter.

Recent life settlement transactions reveal broad social utility

Life settlement brokerage firm says seniors are selling unwanted life policies to solve a wide range of financial challenges.

Former Iowa Commissioner Gerhart joining FBL Financial Group

Nick Gerhart, who resigned Dec. 23, 2016 as the Insurance Commissioner for the state of Iowa, is staying in state to join FBL Financial...

SEC’s Regulation BI to Undergo Scrutiny in March 14 Congressional Hearing

Pointed questions sure to come when Democratic committee leadership convenes hearing on the controversial SEC proposal.