Life Settlements roundup: LISA leaks spring conference agenda; broker portal, calculator tools debut

Regulatory developments a big topic for May 6-8 LISA conference; online platform for life settlement brokers to quickly share case files debuts; Broker unveils tool so life policyholders can get an instant estimate of policy value on the secondary market.

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...

Glad you asked: The 5 most important things to know about life insurance

When his clients ask what they need to know about life insurance, Dick Weber, a past president of the Society of Financial Service Professionals and a fee-only insurance fiduciary, likes to share these five most important things.

Expanded retirement savings opportunities, better access to annuities among IRI policy priorities for 2018

Just-released 2018 Retirement Security Blueprint focused on expanding opportunities to save for retirement, increasing access to lifetime income and protecting older investors.

Whole life, IUL spur individual life premium to 4% growth in early 2016

WINDSOR, Conn. — Individual life insurance new annualized premium increased 4% in first quarter of 2016 compared with the first three months of last...

Life application activity up for over-60 crowd, down for younger demographics, MIB reports

While U.S life insurance application activity is down 2.8% year-over-year through October according to the latest report from MIB Life Index, there is one demographic that has been shown fairly consistent growth since March: Older Americans.

Strategies for Wealth honored as Guardian’s top agency for 18th time

The firm with the best overall performance in terms of production, recruiting, agent achievement and development, including agent productivity and client building in the prior year earns the award.

House passes bill to protect seniors against fraud; industry groups urge President Trump to...

The Senior Safe Act intended to empower and encourage financial professionals to report suspected cases of elder financial abuse while shielding advisors who act in good faith and with reasonable care from liability.

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...

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....