Multi-line agents can grow by helping clients with life insurance, retirement planning

Middle-market focused P&C agents have opportunity in selling to existing clients, LIMRA research finds.

60 Minutes: Life insurers systematically don’t pay unless beneficiary comes forward

On Sunday night (April 17), 60 Minutes aired a segment called “Not Paid” about life insurers systematically failing to pay beneficiaries unless a claim...

The report that can make permanent life an attractive asset class

Astute advisors always keep in mind that prospective clients have a variety of investment opportunities other than life insurance, particularly when compared to those...

Whole life, IUL drive individual life premium to 6% increase in 2015

WINDSOR, Conn. — U.S. individual life insurance new annualized premium increased 1% in the fourth quarter 2015 — the sixth consecutive quarter of positive...

MetLife involved in strange battle surrounding Casey Kasem’s life insurance

Who will receive the death benefit from Casey Kasem’s $2,082,231 life insurance policy remains very much up in the air following MetLife’s decision last...

Agents Behaving Badly Part VI: Mail fraud

Out latest edition features a trio of agents charged or convicted of mail fraud – two for submitting false life insurance applications and another for swindling elderly investors.

5 Best & Worst States for Life Settlement Potential

New U.S. Life Settlement Index from Harbor Life Settlements ranks every state on seven weighted attributes.

New Yorkers affected by COVID-19 may defer paying life insurance premiums for 90 days

Hardest-hit state also sets special health insurance enrollment period April 1-15 through New York State’s Health Plan Marketplace.

NAILBA announces new award program to recognize innovation in indy distribution

Association currently seeking nominations for the “ID Twenty Award,” with winners to be recognized during NAILBA 38 annual conference in November.

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.