NAILBA’s next chapter: Changes evident at year’s last major industry event

The winds of change are blowing through the year’s last major industry conference – NAILBA 36 – this week in Hollywood, Fla., as the agenda for the next year is laid out by current Chairman Jim Sorebo and Dan LaBert settles in as the new NAILBA CEO.

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InsurTech Updates: Bevy of new non-policy products being rolled out by insurers

News about some new product rollouts from insurers that aren’t insurance policies – including an emergency services app, a Facebook chatbot, an individual mortality risk scoring system and will creation tool.

Half of people with diabetes don’t think they qualify for or can afford life...

New John Hancock study identifies significant disconnect between fact and fiction regarding the cost of and ability to get coverage among Americans living with diabetes.

Life Settlements pros ‘chart the course’ toward making Americans more aware of their use...

As a new Conning study says overall market conditions point to continued growth for life settlements, industry professionals gather at the LISA’s fall conference to discuss how best to take advantage of the opportunity in front of them.

Life Insurance customer satisfaction reaches all-time high, J.D. Power finds

State Farm ranks highest in life insurance customer satisfaction for fourth consecutive year; favorable pricing gets most credit for rising satisfaction rates.

Repeal of federal estate tax included in GOP tax reform framework

The elimination of the federal estate tax is indeed included in the tax reform “framework” plan proposed Wednesday by President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress. How could it impact the life insurance market?

Small businesses at risk: 38% say lack of adequate life insurance could force doors...

A small business owner's unexpected death creates an average $1.4 million life insurance gap for their business, a gap which is at odds with perceived preparedness, loyalty to employees and other business goals.

Individual new life premium up 4% in first half of 2017

Whole life leads way in absolute dollar growth for first half of year, but IUL sparks 2Q with 8% growth. Despite premium growth, total policy count is down 3% so far.

LIAM updates: Podcast debunks 5 myths about life insurance; Guardian releases educational videos

There are many myths circulating around consumers’ perceptions about life insurance. For example, do consumers believe life insurance is irrelevant? How do they want...

ACLI marks Life Insurance Awareness Month with new research showing path to financial security

Study dispels myth that income levels alone guarantee financial security, and identifies characteristics and common practices that contribute to a household's financial security. As we near the midpoint of this year's LIAM campaign, LIMRA also offers facts and figures to help spur prospects to action.

Pacific Life takeover of former Genworth Lynchburg life operation helps stabilize the term market

Brokers Alliance has partnered with Pacific Life to help producers reach the broad market with the highly efficient and profitable platform.

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