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.

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

I recently had a wide-ranging discussion with a couple of leading universal life producers, who shed some light on how UL can provide tailored...

Indexed life sales up 6.1% in 2017

Strong fourth quarter bolsters increase according to latest Wink report; Pacific Life retains the top spot in indexed life sales, with an 18.5% market share.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.