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Q1 Life policy sales growth highest since 1983

Start of 2021 was very good for life insurance sales, according to latest LIMRA data

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Despite pandemic, life premiums took a dip in 2020

Northwestern Mutual held its position as the top life insurer in the U.S., S&P Global Market Analysis finds.

Most Americans Fail LIMRA’s Financial Literacy Quiz

On average, Americans answered only four of the 10 questions correctly, indicating that a lack of knowledge about financial concepts and products is undermining their financial security.

NAIFA inviting all agents and advisors to virtual DC ‘Fly-In’

NAIFA’s Congressional Conference May 25-26, a premier grassroots advocacy event for insurance and financial professionals, features policy briefings, political speakers and virtual meetings with members of Congress.

5 Best & Worst States for Life Settlement Potential

New U.S. Life Settlement Index from Harbor Life Settlements ranks every state on seven weighted attributes.

Awareness of simplified underwriting boosts chances people will buy life insurance

LIMRA study finds consumer awareness of simplified issue policies has positive influence on likelihood to follow through and purchase coverage.

Good news on life insurance pricing, activity from Policygenius and MIB indexes

Policygenius index shows surprising decrease in average prices for older consumers while latest MIB life index shows significant increase in February applications.

Interest in careers as life insurance agents soars in 2020

Pandemic-induced layoffs in other industries lead to big jump in candidates for field sales positions in “stable” life market, LIMRA reports.

DOL’s Fiduciary Rule goes into effect Tuesday

Controversial investment advice exemption that aligns with SEC’s Regulation Best Interest being implemented as scheduled.

Insurtech News: Bestow partners with Lemonade; Oscar readies IPO

Here’s a quick rundown on a couple of notable developments from some high-profile insurtech disruptors.

Virtual industry events offer strong content lineup in February

While live, in-person conferences may still be a few months away, that doesn’t mean there aren’t some great educational events on tap this February for life insurance professionals with NAILBA and LIMRA offering up top-notch headliners.

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