What to look for (and stay away from) in carrier options when selling Final...

Insurance Forums member David Duford shares four key tips for anyone making the transition from face-to-face final expense sales to telesales.

Preston Rutledge retiring as Assistant Secretary of Labor

As head of the Employee Benefits Security Administration, Rutledge was responsible for defined contribution plan regulation, reporting, oversight and enforcement, and also oversaw self-insured health plans, and the DOL fiduciary rule.

IRI offers 5-point plan to help retirement savers recover from COVID-19

Insured Retirement Institute proposes plan to assist retirement savers who have lost jobs, access to participate in a workplace retirement plan and experienced losses in their retirement account values due the COVID-19 virus pandemic.

Jury still out on whether COVID-19 will boost or damage life insurance market

Hearing some mixed messages about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on life insurance? You’re not alone.

Coronavirus pandemic erodes Americans’ economic confidence, fuels financial concerns

New LIMRA study finds just 1 in 4 Americans have a favorable view of the economy, down 31 points from January’s record high.

Moody’s downgrades U.S. life insurance outlook to ‘negative’

Low interest rates, weakening credit, coronavirus pandemic economic disruption drive outlook change.

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.

Congress finalizes $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill including retirement plan aid

Legislation allows limited, early withdrawals from retirement accounts, deferred RMD in 2020.

Back on top: Familiar company claims title as 2019’s top annuity seller

Registered index-linked annuities (RILAs) drive overall growth in variable annuity market, the Secure Retirement Institute notes in its annuity rankings report.

How COVID-19 is, or is not, impacting the life insurance business and the ability...

Byron Udell of AccuQuote weighs in on how carriers are reacting to the coronavirus pandemic.