Life Insurance

  • Today’s Big Cons Today’s Big Cons

    Will Phone and Cyber Scams Spell the Death of Direct Marketing?

    by Mark Breading

    We are facing an epidemic that is only going to get worse – the scourge of cyber and telephone based scams against individuals and businesses. read more
  • April 15: Smart Small Business Tax Choices April 15: Smart Small Business Tax Choices

    Six Questions to Ask Now (Before Tax Day Creeps Any Closer)

    by Barbara Weltman

    As a small business owner, you like to focus on selling your products and services. Of course you do: It's what you're good at and what you enjoy. read more
  • CFP Board Discloses Bankruptcies By CFP® Professionals CFP Board Discloses Bankruptcies By CFP® Professionals

    Offered as a consumer-information service only

    Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. announces today the names of CFP® professionals who (i) have filed for protection or been named as a debtor in an involuntary bankruptcy petition that has not been dismissed under the United States Bankruptcy Code within the last five years and (ii) have (a) obtained confirmation of a plan under Chapter 11 or Chapter 13 of the United States Bankruptcy Code or (b) received a discharge under the United States Bankruptcy Code. read more
  • Masterpiece Of Love Masterpiece Of Love

    Prudential creates a compelling testament to love, life and loss

    In observance of Valentine's Day, Prudential Financial has combined love and loss to launch an artful advertising campaign to support their Individual Life Insurance (ILI) business. read more
  • More Americans Buying Life Insurance Directly from Insurers More Americans Buying Life Insurance Directly from Insurers

    One-Third of Americans will have purchased their life insurance directly by 2022

    A LIMRA study, U.S. Life Insurance Trends 2016, indicates more consumers than ever before are saying they have purchased individual life insurance policies directly rather than from a financial professional. read more
  • Rising Mortgage Rates Will Have a Significant Impact on 2017 Housing Market Rising Mortgage Rates Will Have a Significant Impact on 2017 Housing Market

    Housing experts cite low inventory as an important driver of the market

    Increasing mortgage rates and their impact on affordability will be the most significant force driving the 2017 housing market, according to the latest Zillow® Home Price Expectations Survey. read more
  • One Third of Current Caregivers’ Monthly Budgets Spent on Expenses One Third of Current Caregivers’ Monthly Budgets Spent on Expenses

    Despite Anticipating Incurring Costs, 1 in 3 Future Caregivers Have Taken No Steps to Prepare

    The latest Northwestern Mutual C.A.R.E. Study released today finds that despite recognizing the financial and lifestyle complexities of providing care to an elderly relative or friend, many Americans are not taking proactive steps to mitigate the impact on their budgets, careers and/or personal lives. read more
  • When Worlds Collide When Worlds Collide

    Insurers and InsurTech grapple with tradition, the future

    by Mark Breading

    The insurance industry is on a collision course. Like the 1933 science fiction novel of the same name, a small number of individuals with insight recognize this fact and are preparing for a new and different future, while many others are blissfully unaware of the impending danger. read more
  • Creating Exceptionalism Creating Exceptionalism

    Five Traits of Great Business Leaders

    by Dave Martin

    Two people can grow up in the same town, attend the same schools, hold the same social status, have parents with very similar incomes, beliefs, and family values, yet one individual will excel in business far beyond the level of his peer. read more
  • Winning Customer Hearts Winning Customer Hearts

    What They Want, Are Willing to Pay For, and How They Pay

    Which financial services providers do customers love? The seventh annual Hearts & Wallets national customer satisfaction ratings are in, as customers share the brokers, banks and retirement platforms they love the most and why. read more
  • One in Three Regard Financial Life Worse Than Expected One in Three Regard Financial Life Worse Than Expected

    Getting Financially Fit in 2017

    Losing weight and quitting cigarettes may make way at the top of resolution lists this year for financial fitness. read more
  • The Brand Battlefield The Brand Battlefield

    Trump vs. Business vs. Trump

    by Bruce Turkel

    The Trump administration banned immigration from seven predominately Muslim countries. Two days later Starbucks’ chairman and chief executive officer, Howard Schultz, marched onto the brand battlefield and promised the company will hire 10,000 refugees over five years across 75 countries. read more
  • LIMRA Announces 2nd Annual Rising Stars Contest LIMRA Announces 2nd Annual Rising Stars Contest

    To recognize 25 up and coming distribution leaders under 40

    LIMRA today is accepting nominations for 25 promising Distribution leaders under 40 in the financial services industry. read more