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ACORD, Big ‘I’ partner to provide forms access to independent agent community

Industry organizations to extend ongoing collaboration to ensure access to industry-standard forms for agents and brokers.

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iPipeline sold to Roper Technologies in $1.625 billion deal

Leading life insurance industry provider of cloud-based software solutions being acquired after successful four-year partnership with private equity firm Thoma Bravo.

17 ways to keep your sales from running out of gas

When you do something nice for prospects and customers, they want to return the favor. Here are 17 ideas for getting a positive response from customers and prospects.
AALU-GAMA Merger

AALU, GAMA merging to form new organization representing ‘financial security profession’

First-of-its-kind organization will bring together GAMA's leadership and professional development strengths and AALU's best-in-class advocacy in a new yet-to-be-named entity intended to unify the entire profession.

Kelly and Kelly to Keynote NAILBA 38

The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies, (NAILBA), announced Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Jim Kelly and former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly will headline NAILBA 38 in Dallas later this year.

Agent-friendly tool for calculating annuity and life plans introduced

A practical new calculator is helping independent agents show their annuity and life insurance clients the tax benefits of two products over one.

If you don’t fix it, you can’t succeed

Arguably the most critical need facing companies today: people who can fix things. Here’s how to be one of them.

InsureTech Connect announces more speakers for 2019 event

The speaker lineup is fattening up for InsureTech Connect's 4th annual conference, which will take place at the MGM Grand Las Vegas Sept. 23-25.

Friend or Client? Which comes first?

The first thing you must do when searching out high net worth prospects is to get them talking. But should the relationship start from the social or the business side?

SEC adopts Regulation BI in 3-1 vote

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted in favor of adopting a final amended version of the Regulation Best Interest rulemaking package on Tuesday, drawing praise from the insurance industry.

AmeriLife Direct partners with BGA on Medicare, other products

Expanded partnership with One Resource Group enables its agents and advisors to refer Medicare prospects; AmeriLife also releases White Paper highlighting Med Supp opportunities created by MACRA 2020.

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