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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.

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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.

Looking back at a year of life insurance rates: Policygenius Price Index special analysis

One year into pandemic, older smokers are paying slightly higher premiums, while nonsmokers have not seen major rate changes

Study reveals common misconceptions that prevent Americans from getting life insurance they know they...

New research from LIMRA and Life Happens highlights opportunities for the industry to engage eager consumers to get the coverage they need.

Big Deal: Integrity Marketing Group acquires Brokers International

Latest acquisition by Integrity is one of its biggest in taking over company founded by icon Roger McCarty that pioneered the IMO model.

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.

Industry associations unite to address U.S. life insurance coverage gap

Seven U.S. life insurance trade associations are pooling their resources to support the efforts of life insurers and financial security professionals as they help Americans get life insurance coverage during a time of great financial insecurity.

Allstate sells life insurance unit to Blackstone in $2.8 billion deal

Private equity giant Blackstone Group Inc. has agreed to buy Allstate Life Insurance Co. in the latest deal between financial firms and life insurance businesses.

Insure.com Names America’s Best Life Insurance Companies for 2021

Ninth annual survey asked more than 2,000 consumers to consider cost, customer service, website/app and more; AAA Life Insurance ranks on top in 2021

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