Distribution, regulation cited as top challenges for 2016 by financial services execs

WINDSOR, Conn. — In a LIMRA survey of more than 40 financial services executives, the top challenges cited involve distribution issues of attracting and...

Millennials optimistic about industry’s future due to increasing tech adoption

BOTHELL, Wash. – More than 8 in 10 millennials are “optimistic” or “very optimistic” that the insurance industry will evolve to attract the next...

Social networking sites emerge as effective source for recruiting young advisors

As efforts to recruit financial services sales professionals increasingly move online, candidates from social networking sites such as LinkedIn are showing more potential for...

Agent/Broker valuations ‘never higher,’ but recruiting deficiencies threaten perpetuation plans

ATLANTA – Values being paid for insurance agencies and brokerage firms have "never been higher," according Bobby Reagan, CEO of Reagan Consulting. Reagan Consulting, a...

9 in 10 young advisors satisfied with their careers

WINDSOR, Conn. — A new LIMRA study of young financial professionals reveals 91% said they are satisfied with their careers. The Young Advisor Snapshot is...

56% of new producer hires are successful, according to new study, infographic

Fifty-six percent. That’s the overall success rate of producer hires in the insurance distribution system in the past 5 years, according to a new...

Five Tips for the Part-Time Agent

Starting a career in the insurance industry can be intimidating for beginners.  The temptation exists to maintain a part-time or full-time job while getting...