Globe Life name about to get ‘star’ role

Parent company Torchmark changing its corporate name to take advantage of Globe Life branding opportunities as new partnership with Dallas Cowboys is announced.
AALU-GAMA Merger

AALU, GAMA merging to form new organization representing ‘financial security profession’

First-of-its-kind organization will bring together GAMA's leadership and professional development strengths and AALU's best-in-class advocacy in a new yet-to-be-named entity intended to unify the entire profession.

Kelly and Kelly to Keynote NAILBA 38

The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies, (NAILBA), announced Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Jim Kelly and former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly will headline NAILBA 38 in Dallas later this year.

People worried about market volatility in retirement should consider whole life, report finds

Study by Wade D. Pfau and Michael Finke shows how cash value can help protect against risk from market downturns.

Women, Gen-Xers most in need of education about benefits of permanent life coverage

Allianz Life’s 2019 Life Insurance Needs Study identifies opportunity for agents to assist underserved groups.

Strong June life application activity brings MIB composite index into positive territory halfway into...

Credit goes to Americans 60 and older, with the age group’s activity spiking 15.6% in June 2019.

Agent-friendly tool for calculating annuity and life plans introduced

A practical new calculator is helping independent agents show their annuity and life insurance clients the tax benefits of two products over one.

TIAA to stop selling life insurance by end of 2019

Move seen as bad news for RIAs, but company memo says the firm’s much bigger annuity business will be unaffected by the strategic decision.

Life insurers increasingly embrace predictive analytics to elevate their business

Many carriers already realizing significant positive impact from investing in predictive analytics.

Investors Heritage nabs title of ‘Fastest Growing U.S. Life and Annuity Insurer’

New report from S&P Global ranks companies based on both direct and net business volumes. Companies also had to have seen at least 25% growth in direct first-year and single premium business as a measure of new production to be considered.