Lincoln Benefit Life being acquired; may resume life and annuity sales

A North Carolina company has entered into an agreement to buy LBL in a deal expected to lead to Lincoln Benefit Life back into selling life insurance and annuity products.

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.

2017 CSO kicks 3Q indexed life sales down a notch

Total third quarter non-variable universal life sales were over $1,012 million, according to the 81st edition of Wink’s Sales & Market Report, released on Nov. 16. Pacific Life was the top selling carrier in the quarter and had the top-selling product.

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.

Life premiums fall 2% in 3Q as whole life sales drop for first time...

After 13 quarters of consecutive growth, whole life insurance new annualized premium fell 4% in the third quarter of 2017, driving total new annualized premium down 2% for the quarter according to LIMRA data released Dec. 4.

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.

Take a closer look at Premium Financed Life Insurance

This powerful policy-funding strategy for HNW clients is currently underutilized – which means there’s a big opportunity for advisors to step in and help.

Indexed Universal Life propels modest overall third-quarter life sales

Total U.S. individual life insurance new annualized premium increased 2% in the third quarter, compared with prior year results, according to the LIMRA U.S. Retail Individual Life Insurance Sales Survey.

12 tips for generational outreach – and a new tool to identify life insurance...

AIG shares 12 tips to help financial professionals effectively reach out to prospective clients, and executive Kirsten Lees explains how the company created a new tool intended to quickly pinpoint life insurance solutions based on a few simple questions.

Big shift from universal life to IUL underway, Milliman finds

Total individual universal life insurance sales decreased 31% between 2017 and late 2019 , while indexed universal life (IUL) sales increased 16% during the same time period, according to a new study by Milliman.