N.J. Supreme Court voids STOLI policies

Ruling finds stranger-originated life insurance violates public policy and are void at the outset.

SEC adopts Regulation BI in 3-1 vote

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted in favor of adopting a final amended version of the Regulation Best Interest rulemaking package on Tuesday, drawing praise from the insurance industry.

Industry advocates take victory lap after House passes SECURE Act

After House passes the landmark retirement reform legislation with overwhelming bipartisan support, advocacy groups release statements urging Senate to do the same.

Individual life sales rise slightly in Q1 despite fewer policies sold

Latest LIMRA data finds fixed UL sales dropped 15%; indexed UL new annualized premium grew 9% in the first quarter.

Recent life settlement transactions reveal broad social utility

Life settlement brokerage firm says seniors are selling unwanted life policies to solve a wide range of financial challenges.

Life sales off to slow start in 2019

Wink’s Sales & Market Report says 2017 CSO requirements are hitting the industry hard, with UL and indexed life sales dropping more than 20% from the previous quarter.

New personalized digital life platform sets up families with policies matched to their financial...

New tool predicts an applicant’s chances of getting approved, using a matching algorithm that optimizes need, health and financial fit to set them up with the right policy.

Ladder Life survey about Americans’ non-essential spending strikes a chord

The online term life insurer got plenty of attention for a recent poll it conducted about wasteful spending and how could instead be directed toward life insurance.
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Brooke Shields is next face of Life Insurance Awareness Month

Actress, model and mother partners with nonprofit Life Happens to share financial life lessons in annual September life insurance awareness campaign.

Happy (almost) National Life Insurance Day

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