MDRT launches separate, digital association: ‘MDRT Academy’

Created to help financial pros increase production to MDRT qualification levels, new association’s resources are 100% digital

NAIFA’s Performance + Purpose Conference set to redefine the lines

The virtual event, Aug. 17-19, will focus on professional development for financial services professionals and will offer interaction and networking with other attendees and industry thought leaders.

A-list celebs among investors in life insurance startup Ethos

Insurtech startup with some famous backers latest that aims to revolutionize the insurance purchasing experience via predictive analytics to issue policies in minutes without a medical exam.

Landmark life settlement case brings up fundamental questions for carriers, agents

A potential landmark case for the life settlement industry is not exactly on the fast track to being settled. Nevertheless, the industry will be...

Seven-Eleven to sell life insurance, but not in the U.S.

Japan’s largest convenience store chain will start selling cancer insurance policies through vending machines as a way to make “contactless” sales necessitated by coronavirus.

Brian Ashe and Adelia Chung: How they succeed with whole life

When you sit down and talk to a life insurance advisor these days, you may hear complaints about the available product offerings, but those...

John Hancock expands Apple Watch program, offers new Series 5 to Vitality PLUS customers

Beginning this fall, customers can earn the watch through the John Hancock Vitality Program for just $25, simply by being more active.

Saliva tests as longevity predictor inch closer to becoming a true disruptor for life...

Life Epigenetics announces that two major insurers will test its exclusive lifespan-predictive technology – purported to be a more accurate and economical way to help carriers determine appropriate premiums for individuals.

Big Deal: Integrity Marketing Group acquires Brokers International

Latest acquisition by Integrity is one of its biggest in taking over company founded by icon Roger McCarty that pioneered the IMO model.

Policyholders rank best life insurers in new survey

Insure.com finds most current customers provide glowing recommendations to the top-ranked life insurance companies.