MetLife suing government over SIFI designation

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2015 – MetLife, Inc. will file an action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today to overturn...

Despite challenges, life insurance execs see opportunities in 2015, LOMA survey finds

ATLANTA, Jan. 12, 2015 – In 2015, life insurers will continue to face pressure from low interest rates, but despite obstacles, there are a...

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...

Individual life premium improves 4% in 3Q while IUL up 18% YTD; more LIMRA...

Total individual life insurance new annualized premium improved 4% in the third quarter, according to LIMRA’s Retail Individual Life Insurance Survey. In the first nine...

Revamped NAILBA 33 headed for South Florida this week

NAILBA 33 kicks off in earnest on Thursday morning in Hollywood, Fla., with a “State of the Industry” panel during the Opening General Session...

Brian Ashe and Adelia Chung: How they succeed with whole life

When you sit down and talk to a life insurance advisor these days, you may hear complaints about the available product offerings, but those...

MetLife involved in strange battle surrounding Casey Kasem’s life insurance

Who will receive the death benefit from Casey Kasem’s $2,082,231 life insurance policy remains very much up in the air following MetLife’s decision last...

LIMRA CEO Kerzner says ‘consumers are changing – we must as well’

Robert A. Kerzner, CLU, ChFC, president and CEO of LIMRA, LOMA and LL Global, opened the 98th LIMRA Annual Conference in New York earlier...

Landmark life settlement case brings up fundamental questions for carriers, agents

A potential landmark case for the life settlement industry is not exactly on the fast track to being settled. Nevertheless, the industry will be...

Hawaii best state for retirees in 2014, MoneyRates.com says

Despite having the highest cost of living, Hawaii is the best U.S. state for retirees in 2014 according to a new study by personal...