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NAILBA, Finseca announce intent to explore a merger

With NAILBA being the home of independent brokerage distribution and Finseca the home of top financial security professionals, groups say merger would mean a stronger, collective voice.

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Industry teams up to boost diversity with formation of Coalition for Equity in Wholesaling

New coalition to focus on education, recruiting and retention with initial concentration on Black community.

ITC Vegas set for October return

InsureTech Connect will be held in person in Las Vegas, and will also offer a virtual option.

What independent agents want from insurers

New Celent study reveals what drives agents to place business with specific insurers, and what insurers can do to build a stronger connection with agents.

Agents looking for help to up their digital game in post-pandemic marketplace

Nationwide survey indicates agents who invested in digitization were better equipped to navigate the pandemic.

NAIFA’s Performance + Purpose Conference set to redefine the lines

The virtual event, Aug. 17-19, will focus on professional development for financial services professionals and will offer interaction and networking with other attendees and industry thought leaders.

Tech startup Get-A-Quote launches as lead source for insurance agents

National insurance support tool offers what it calls “a better vision for connecting insurance professionals with consumers looking for an insurance quote.”

DALBAR identifies some usual suspects for Superior Term Life Website Experiences

Nationwide, AIG Direct rank one and two for offering prospective and existing policyholders an online environment that represents a superior standard of customer care.

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.

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.

Ways InsurTech can save the industry from itself

Americans have experienced an unprecedented leap in digital adoption over the past year and it is unlikely business will ever go back to “normal.” Insurance companies need to take notice and adopt new technologies as well or risk failure, says Paul Ford, CEO of Traffk.

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