NAIC updates annuity sales best interest model regulation

State regulators revise model to require producers act in customer’s best interest when recommending annuity products.

1 in 4 adults can’t name a single life insurer?

Despite increased advertising and marketing, consumers’ brand awareness of life insurers remains low, LIMRA study finds.

Agent Pipeline joins forces with Integrity Marketing Group

Successful IMO now has ability to tap into Integrity's vast resources in what leaders of both firms call a “transformational partnership.”

Why agents don’t make more sales

One mistake agents often make is defining their role too narrowly as being a salesperson. It can also be the reason they don’t close more deals.

Insurify expands into life insurance

With over $10 billion of insurance coverage sold since 2016, leading insurtech car insurance startup aims to become the one-stop-shop comparison platform for car, home and life insurance.

NAIC committee approves revised suitability in annuity transactions model regulation

Proposed suitability model revision would provide enhanced consumer protections requiring those selling annuities to act in the best interest of the consumer, and to disclose potential conflicts of interest.

Employees become owners at Integrity Marketing Group

Large independent distributor of life and health products unveils groundbreaking plan providing ownership for employees at every level; pays out nearly $50 million.

AmeriLife acquires Agent Support Group

One of the fastest growing, full-service brokerage marketing organizations believes the new strategic alliance with life brokerage ASG will add value for advisors, agents and their clients.

The American College announces 2019 winner of its top honor

Fred Jonske will receive the 2019 Solomon S. Huebner Gold Medal on Friday night for his leadership in the financial services industry and dedication to furthering the mission of The American College.

82% of Americans nervous they will be impacted by a recession in the next...

MDRT says advisors are “sources of reassurance” and should use this as an opportunity to support their clients and elevate their role and credibility in the financial services industry.