Moody’s downgrades U.S. life insurance outlook to ‘negative’

Low interest rates, weakening credit, coronavirus pandemic economic disruption drive outlook change.

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Congress finalizes $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill including retirement plan aid

Legislation allows limited, early withdrawals from retirement accounts, deferred RMD in 2020.

Back on top: Familiar company claims title as 2019’s top annuity seller

Registered index-linked annuities (RILAs) drive overall growth in variable annuity market, the Secure Retirement Institute notes in its annuity rankings report.

How COVID-19 is, or is not, impacting the life insurance business and the ability...

Byron Udell of AccuQuote weighs in on how carriers are reacting to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sandwich Generation is completely overwhelmed, worried they may never retire

Even before coronavirus, new Haven Life survey finds vast majority of those caring for kids and elderly parents say they feel constantly overwhelmed.

Gen X, Millennials likely to support aging parents… but aren’t planning for it

New research from AgeUp reveals a majority of Millennials and Gen Xers expect to financially support their parents in their old age, but few...

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.”

Most life insurance beneficiaries not ready to collect, NAIC finds

Millennials and Gen Z least prepared, putting millions of dollars worth of benefits at risk of going unclaimed, insurance commissioners find in new survey.

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.

Real-time health record access goal of new John Hancock initiative to transform life purchase...

Strategic partnership with health data platform Human API looks to provide a simple, digital way for consumers to share access to their electronic health records.

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