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.

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.

Group aims to educate consumers on living benefits in January

“Living Benefits Awareness Month” created by Alliance Group to educate consumers on the importance of owning living benefits life insurance and how it can protect them in the event of an illness.

Individual life premiums fall 2% in 1Q 2018 thanks to poor fixed UL sales

This marks the third consecutive quarter of declines in new annualized life insurance premium as a 19% drop in fixed universal life sales during the first three months of this year drag down sales totals.

Boomers most likely to use an online source for life insurance info; Millennials more...

Younger generations often start out having more questions and feel working with a financial professional is the best way for them to learn and understand. The trend shows as buyers age, they feel more comfortable using other purchasing methods.

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.

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.

Agent Turned Novelist Writes on Fraud, Murder, and Intrigue in Insurance

Erik Brown started his career in the early 1960s collecting premiums on policies with the Metropolitan Life in Salem Massachusetts.  In less than a...

LIMRA forecasts positive growth in U.S. individual life market for the next four years

LIMRA forecasts U.S. individual life insurance sales to grow slowly but relatively steady over the next several years, with overall new annualized premium predicted to grow 2% in both 2018 and 2019.
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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.