Individual life sales flat in second quarter, first half of 2019

YTD policy count down 4%, but indexed universal life continues to shine according to latest LIMRA sales figures.

People worried about market volatility in retirement should consider whole life, report finds

Study by Wade D. Pfau and Michael Finke shows how cash value can help protect against risk from market downturns.

A closer look at the “10 things life insurance agents won’t say”

If you read The Wall Street Journal, or subscribe to a hometown newspaper that includes “The Wall Street Journal Sunday” in its business section,...

Life insurer earnings decline in 2021 despite highest new premium growth in over three...

AM Best’s Special Report shows individual life market reporting a pretax loss of nearly $8 billion

SBLI launches final expense whole life product

The Savings Bank Mutual Life Insurance Company of Massachusetts has introduced a new Final Expense Whole Life Insurance policy that consists of a cash payment the beneficiary can use for more than just funeral costs.

Lack of knowledge, confidence deter women from purchasing life insurance

Over the past five years, the life insurance ownership rate for U.S. women has dropped 10 points to 47% according to LIMRA.

My Top 8 Final Expense Carriers for 2016

In this article, we're covering the top final expense carriers for 2016 from the perspective of an "in-the-trenches" final expense life insurance agent. Typically,...

Women, Gen-Xers most in need of education about benefits of permanent life coverage

Allianz Life’s 2019 Life Insurance Needs Study identifies opportunity for agents to assist underserved groups.

Selling life insurance in the foreign nationals market

The foreign nationals market for life insurance is an advisor’s dream. It’s huge, the prospects are motivated, and offers significant rewards – and yet it’s far from overcrowded. Here are some basics for working with Foreign National prospects, straight from an experienced veteran of the market.

Report pegs average Final Expense issue age at 61; face amount $10,864

The overall average issue age for Final Expense policies in 2013 was 61 while the average face amount was $10,864, according to a new...