Seven-Eleven to sell life insurance, but not in the U.S.

Japan’s largest convenience store chain will start selling cancer insurance policies through vending machines as a way to make “contactless” sales necessitated by coronavirus.

Insurify expands into life insurance

With over $10 billion of insurance coverage sold since 2016, leading insurtech car insurance startup aims to become the one-stop-shop comparison platform for car, home and life insurance.

New life insurer using data and AI to reward those who ‘live healthy’

Sproutt Insurance launches with backing from Guardian Life.

Quotacy partners with Samsung to bring life insurance to the launch of Bixby marketplace

Deal means people will be able to use voice commands to shop for life insurance on Samsung mobile devices.

Automation innovator earns LIDMA’s top annual honor

Paperless Solutions Group’s Tommy Lane wins Vision Award; Jornaya and INX Tech presented with Innovation Awards during direct marketing organization’s annual meeting.

Ladder launches laddering scenarios for advisors to optimize term costs

Ladder for Advisors becomes first life insurance solution on Schwab OpenView MarketSquare.

Primerica Q2 earnings surpass estimates on 11% term life growth

Life Insurance policies issued in the quarter declined 6%, but record sales boost term life revenues to a 9% increase

Kelly and Kelly to Keynote NAILBA 38

The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies, (NAILBA), announced Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Jim Kelly and former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly will headline NAILBA 38 in Dallas later this year.

TIAA to stop selling life insurance by end of 2019

Move seen as bad news for RIAs, but company memo says the firm’s much bigger annuity business will be unaffected by the strategic decision.

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.