Agents Behaving Badly Part V: Five recently charged or sentenced due to insurance fraud

A fearsome fivesome for the fifth installment of our occasional series on ethics-challenged agents running afoul of the law.

Consumers want simple, transparent life insurance buying options: 2017 Insurance Barometer Study

While it might not net them the lowest price, Americans who are considering buying life insurance prefer to skip the physical exam in favor...

American families struggling with debt and emergency savings

More than four in five define the American Dream as financial security for themselves and their family, and more than half think this is unattainable, according to MassMutual’s new State of the American Family study.

MetLife U.S. retail life business rebranded as ‘Brighthouse Financial’

MetLife on Thursday announced it is rebranding its Charlotte-based U.S. retail life insurance business as “Brighthouse Financial,” the latest step in the insurer’s plan...

Policyholders rank best life insurers in new survey

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

Quotacy partners with Samsung to bring life insurance to the launch of Bixby marketplace

Deal means people will be able to use voice commands to shop for life insurance on Samsung mobile devices.

Middle-class IRA holders concerned about proposed DOL rule impacting retirement savings

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A wide swath of middle-income Americans are concerned about the potential outcomes that the Department of Labor’s proposed conflict of interest...

Life Insurance customer satisfaction reaches all-time high, J.D. Power finds

State Farm ranks highest in life insurance customer satisfaction for fourth consecutive year; favorable pricing gets most credit for rising satisfaction rates.

Big mutuals reveal reduced 2017 policyowner dividends

In late October, Northwestern Mutual Life announced its intentions to pay $5.2 billion in dividends to policyholders in 2017. Last week, MassMutual announced plans...

IUL: So zero’s your hero?

It may not be what you say that gets you in trouble; it’s what you leave out that may land you in litigation. Over the...