Two top Universal Life producers, two unique market perspectives: Part I

Universal Life (UL) comes in a wide array of “flavors” these days, offering producers a lot of variety and their clients a lot of...

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.

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.

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.

Strong IUL sales behind modest individual life premium growth in 2Q, but total premiums...

While total life insurance new annualized premium was flat in the first half of the year, indexed universal life propelled U.S. individual life insurance new premium to grow 2% in 2Q, according to the latest LIMRA data.
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Record IUL sales drive 1% overall growth in individual life new annualized premium for...

Indexed and variable universal life sales highlighted a year that saw modest life insurance sales growth as LIMRA, WINK release final 2018 figures.

Life sales off to slow start in 2019

Wink’s Sales & Market Report says 2017 CSO requirements are hitting the industry hard, with UL and indexed life sales dropping more than 20% from the previous quarter.

Coverage for life provided you don’t live past 100

A recent court case puts the spotlight on an issue of UL policies terminating at age 100.

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.

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.