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  • Mass Association of Health Underwriters Announces Benefest 2017 Mass Association of Health Underwriters Announces Benefest 2017

    15th Annual statewide convention welcomes regional and national health insurance CEOs

    The Massachusetts Association of Health Underwriters (MassAHU) announced that Benefest 2017, the 15th Annual Statewide Conference and Trade Fair, will be held on Thursday, May 4th, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Westborough, Mass. read more
  • Personal Finance: What Women Do Better Than Men Personal Finance: What Women Do Better Than Men

    New perspectives on helping women fortify their financial strengths

    When it comes to personal finance, there are some areas where women simply do it better, according to recent research from Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC). read more
  • Will Fiduciary Rule Will Harm Retirement Savers? Will Fiduciary Rule Will Harm Retirement Savers?

    IRI Calls on Department to Delay Entire Rule, Collaborate with Other Regulators to Establish a Workable Alternative

    On April 17, the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) submitted a comment letter to the Department of Labor calling for an extension of the applicability date for the entire Fiduciary Rule until the Department completes the review mandated by President Trump. read more
  • Troubling Trends: A Return to Higher Household Credit Card Debt Troubling Trends: A Return to Higher Household Credit Card Debt

    Americans show increased concerns over long-term finances, and more than one in four not saving for retirement

    As Financial Literacy Month begins, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) today released the results of the 2017 Financial Literacy Survey, now in its tenth year. read more
  • Filling the Protection Vacuum Filling the Protection Vacuum

    Carriers Using Simplified Issue to Better Serve Consumers

    About 37.5 million U.S households have no life insurance and companies are looking to tap into that market. One way to reach those who haven’t purchased life insurance is through simplified issue products. read more
  • Gig Economy Influencing The Way Americans Accumulate Wealth Gig Economy Influencing The Way Americans Accumulate Wealth

    Analysis of Income Sources & Net Worth Highlights Growing Importance of Real Estate; Savings Up but Still a Gap

    One in 4 U.S. households has at least one partner employed in the gig economy with 70% of workers, an even higher percentages of older workers, saying alternative employment is by choice, according to new research from Hearts & Wallets, the source for retail investor data and insights. read more
  • On The Path To Financial Freedom On The Path To Financial Freedom

    Investing in Financial Education; Advancing Financial Knowledge

    Jackson, a leading provider of retirement strategies, today launched the Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with a mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, and shared plans for the U.S. rollout of Cha-Ching™ Money Smart Kids, a financial education program designed to help children become financially empowered adults. read more
  • Enduring Enterprises Enduring Enterprises

    Eight Essential Strategies for Achieving Business Longevity

    by Jill Johnson

    Everyone who starts or leads a business dreams of passing it along to the next generation. But few are successful in making it happen. read more
  • Stocks Slip for Second Week Stocks Slip for Second Week

    Eye on the Market Following Easter Weekend

    Last week, major indexes experienced losses for the second week in a row, with the S&P 500 falling 1.21%, the Dow giving back 1.01%, the NASDAQ dropping 1.26%, and the MSCI EAFE declining 0.14%. read more
  • Digital Transformation in Billing Digital Transformation in Billing

    Redefining the ‘customer journey'

    by Terry Buechner

    The word “digital” is most commonly associated with front office transformation – client-facing activities, often in the service of new business acquisition. This is for good reason, of course. read more