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...

Do your prospects know why full underwriting is good for them?

In this age of instant online term life quotes featuring simplified issue, “no medical exam,” “affordable” term life insurance policies, sometimes it’s easy to...

Harnessing the power of digital marketing: Using non-traditional tools to sell a traditional product

If you’ve followed my earlier articles on this site, you may find this one a bit different. Typically, I present the perspectives of two...

IBM’s Louis Gerstner, campaign architect David Plouffe to speak at upcoming LIMRA Annual Conference

A conversation on customer-focused, results-driven attitudes with retired Chairman and CEO of IBM Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. highlights the upcoming LIMRA Annual Conference at...

11 quick takes: Will technology kill the agent?

One of the more popular and interesting threads on Insurance Forums in the past week has been “Will technology kill the agent?” As consumers get...