How medical malpractice insurance is evolving in wake of ACA implementation

Though the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on medical malpractice insurance remains a bit of a puzzle, three insurance experts pieced together...

10 different takes on FE policy delivery

A question posed on a new thread this week asked whether final expense agents deliver policies they sell to clients, or have them mailed...

Hiring help: Adding an agent or another assistant?

One new thread on the Forum is from an agent who already has a great assistant, but is now at the point where he...

For those traveling to the World Cup, insurance should be the goal

The World Cup soccer tournament – the biggest sporting event in the world – kicks off next week in Brazil, just a few months...

First “Pitch Book” for Final Expense sales

A new final expense agent sought out some presentation help from experienced agents in a new thread this week, and the ideas came flowing...

Final Expense or nothing?

Final Expense, that most basic form of life insurance intended to cover funeral costs and other expenses associated with bereavement, attracts its share of...

Fessing up: 7 great stories from the field

Forum member (screen name) Cornelius did the community a favor by starting “The Official Fess Up Thread” earlier this week, which has already led...

Exotic trips worth the effort?

All-expenses-paid trips to exotic locales can be a great motivator for agents, including one who started a recent thread on the Forum. This agent...

Dismal GUL sales drag 1Q U.S. individual life premium to 7% decline

Total individual life insurance new annualized premium fell 7% in the first quarter 2014, according to LIMRA's Retail Individual Life Insurance Sales Report. Policy count...

What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate: Most consumers don’t understand insurance...

Nearly 3 in 4 consumers are not confident they could define what “underwriting” or “permanent life insurance” meant, according to a joint study by...