Life application activity soars 5.2% in May, reversing two-month decline

Latest MIB Life Index shows application activity gains in all age bands over April.

More Americans buying life insurance direct – and opting for term – than ever...

Americans are more and more buying life insurance directly from carriers, and are for the first time are buying more term policies than permanent...

National Retirement Planning Week in full swing with bevy of resources for advisors and...

April 3-7 is National Retirement Planning Week 2017, a national effort designed to bring attention to and help consumers focus on their financial needs...

Prudential restructures U.S. life and annuity business in effort to expand customer value proposition

Effective in the fourth quarter of 2017, Prudential Financial's five U.S. businesses will be aligned under three groups oriented to the needs of specific customers.

2016 off to strong start for life insurance activity

BRAINTREE, Mass. — In continued expansion, application activity for U.S. individually underwritten life insurance was up 6.4% in January year-over-year, all ages combined, according...

4 key behaviors of successful life insurance agents

While most advisors like people, want to be helpful, respond to problems and requests, and have a good work ethic, there are exceptional agents...

NAIFA President testifies on proposed DOL Fiduciary Rule; NAFA leader also speaks out against...

In testimony before the Employee Benefits Security Administration of the Department of Labor on Tuesday, NAIFA President Juli McNeely told the panel that the...

Building out your business with Foreign Markets

Expanding your practice into the virtually untapped wealthy foreign nationals market can take your practice to the next level.

New resources for producers unveiled in support of February’s ‘Insure Your Love’ campaign

Industry nonprofit Life Happens has created some new resources to help producers with their marketing and outreach efforts during February’s Valentine’s Day-themed “Insure Your...

Americans yet to embrace robo-advice as new data shows advisors highly valued but underutilized

MILWAUKEE – According to new findings released July 18 fromNorthwestern Mutual's 2016 Planning & Progress Study, the established value of human advice in financial...