Happy (almost) National Life Insurance Day

May 2 marks a rather under-the-radar industry awareness day. Here’s the brief backstory.

Penn Mutual, Haven Life earn Model Insurer awards for innovative technologies

Celent recognizes 20 winners with 2019 Model Insurer Awards for best practices of technology usage in different areas critical to success in insurance.

NAIFA, NAILBA partner on initiatives to strengthen political advocacy, professional development

Initiatives bolster membership cooperation to align efforts on challenges like state-run retirement plan proposals, tax reform, and federal and state efforts to revise the standards of care.

‘Selfies’ that predict life expectancy buoyed by new partnership

Life insurers can implement facial analytics without overhauling legacy systems thanks to a new Sureify/Lapetus deal that paves the way to high-touch customer engagement.

Under-60 crowd not pulling their weight with life insurance applications

Activity stumbles in March, MIB Reports, although over-60 apps are up.

Reinventing life insurance agency distribution globally

Life insurers must improve distribution, which is consuming an increasing share of the industry's total economic value, particularly compared with customers' declining share, according to a new BCG/Morgan Stanley report.

Become A Best-in-Class Adviser – Use the Power of Curiosity

Have you ever wondered what makes the top advisors stand out from all others? Is it their command of the products they sell, or...

Simplified underwriting gaining momentum among consumers

Almost half of Americans say they are more likely to buy life insurance using simplified underwriting, drawn to the speed and ease that it offers.
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Barbara Turner earns Ohio National’s top community service award

Cincinnati-based company announces that its president and COO has been honored with its prestigious 2018 Paul E. Martin Community Service award in recognition of her exceptional generosity and community service.

New leader quick to update IRI’s mission and vision

Annuity industry insider shares accomplishments at REACH event less than two months into his tenure, including unveiling a set of strategic priorities for 2019 and quarterly “town hall” conference calls.