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New book by Forums member explores what separates top-producing agents

Veteran Insurance Forums member and Final Expense expert David Duford releases a book detailing traits that separate top producers from the pack, culled from interviews with 14 highly successful agents and agency owners.

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Total premiums across all lines increase 5.4% in 2017, NAIC report finds

National Association of Insurance Commissioners releases Volume 2 of its 2017 Insurance Department Resources Report, containing key statistics on premiums by state, by line of business and budget information.

New IARFC consumer page provides listings of member-created radio programs, podcasts

The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC) has developed a new consumer page on its website highlighting radio programs and podcasts produced by members.

Almost three-quarters of defined contribution advisors offer financial wellness

Nearly 3 in 4 (73%) of advisors report that they specifically offer financial wellness support in their defined contribution (DC) plans, according to LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute data released Aug. 7.

Half of retirement savers are ‘chasers’ behind on savings goals

Anxious savers want to catch up, but worry they may be too late according to new “Chasing Retirement” study from Allianz Life.

Nationwide more than halfway through life insurance transformation process for advisors, clients

Intelligent underwriting, new advisor sales tools and digital customer interview all included in changes. The carrier also plans to open a new 31,000-square-foot innovation center in Columbus next year.

SoFi swaps out Protective for Ladder to offer term life to Millennials

New partnership between Silicon Valley-based tech startups intends to give consumers more flexibility when it comes to life insurance, as well as a better understanding of how it fits into larger financial puzzle.

A-list celebs among investors in life insurance startup Ethos

Insurtech startup with some famous backers latest that aims to revolutionize the insurance purchasing experience via predictive analytics to issue policies in minutes without a medical exam.

Valmark, Sequoia launch joint venture to help fee-based advisory firms provide life insurance implementation...

Joint venture intended to create a seamless, end-to-end experience for advisors and their clients when searching for, obtaining and preserving a life insurance policy.

Final Expense new annualized premium rises 4% in 2017

Newly released study shows 89% of all new FE premium sold through independent distribution.

Concerns about future of Social Security amplify workers’ retirement insecurity

Multi-year study from TCRS examines retirement readiness by demographic segments.

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