Life Insurance

  • Marketing & Monetizing Athletics Marketing & Monetizing Athletics

    What the Rio Olympics Can Teach US Marketers about Targeting Sports Fans

    Digilant, a leading global programmatic media company that partners with brands and agencies on custom programmatic advertising solutions, today released new on-line behavior data analysis on US sports fans of the Rio Olympics. read more
  • More Than 170 Million Americans Haven’t Taken a Vacation in the Last Year More Than 170 Million Americans Haven’t Taken a Vacation in the Last Year

    That's more than Half of America

    Americans remain vacation deprived according to the seventh annual Allianz Travel Insurance Vacation Confidence Index, which found that more than 170 million* Americans (53 percent) haven't taken a vacation in the last 12 months. read more
  • Keeping Up with the Digital Joneses Keeping Up with the Digital Joneses

    As many americans show off luxury purchases on Social Media, one in four experience deep envy

    Keeping up with the Joneses could mean the need to match your brother-in-law’s fancy new car, take a more exotic vacation than your friend, or even fertilize your way to a greener lawn than your neighbor. read more
  • Number One Stress Inducer: Saving Enough for College Number One Stress Inducer: Saving Enough for College

    Advisors say tuition insurance is smart option to protect investment

    Saving for college can create high anxiety. In a new survey of financial advisors released by Allianz Global Assistance, nothing prompts greater stress for clients with children under the age of 18 than saving enough for college tuition. read more
  • How Best To Advise Young Investors? How Best To Advise Young Investors?

    Investing tips for your younger clients

    Here's a common problem: You want to start investing but you’re faced with tens, hundreds, or even thousands of options. Between mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and individual stocks, there seem to be as many choices as stars in the sky. read more
  • Increase Financial Literacy to Achieve Financial Well-Being Increase Financial Literacy to Achieve Financial Well-Being

    Educating parents... so they can educate their children

    A panel of financial services industry and academic thought leaders, participating in an event debuting findings from Lincoln Financial Group’s (NYSE: LNC) most recent Measuring Optimism, Outlook and Direction (M.O.O.D.) of America survey, outlined actions designed to increase financial literacy, to help Americans enhance retirement outcomes and to achieve financial well-being. read more
  • 31 Million American Workers Are Saving More for Retirement 31 Million American Workers Are Saving More for Retirement

    Feelings of Financial Security Reach Second-Highest Level of 2016

    More American workers have increased their retirement savings this year, according to a new study by Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE). read more
  • Charting a Course for Insurance in Cuba, the ‘Country That Time Forgot’ Charting a Course for Insurance in Cuba, the ‘Country That Time Forgot’

    But will the market open-up to domestic insurers?

    This A.M.BestTV episode explores how the thawing relationship between the United States and Cuba is revealing opportunities for insurance companies. read more
  • Economic Risk Management Cited as Key Driver of Derivatives Use in Life Insurance Industry Economic Risk Management Cited as Key Driver of Derivatives Use in Life Insurance Industry

    Derivatives Survey identifies tools and techniques used by insurers to manage risk cost globally

    Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today released the results of its global Derivatives Survey, which analyzes trends in risk management practices and derivatives usage throughout the global life insurance industry. read more
  • As Children of the Great Recession, Millennials Have Become Tight-Fisted Savers As Children of the Great Recession, Millennials Have Become Tight-Fisted Savers

    But still there's that  #YOLO social pressure to spend; Gen Y aspires financially vs. Boomer parents/grandparents

    The TD Ameritrade Millennials and Money Survey reveals Millennials may have more in common with their depression-era counterparts than their Boomer parents or grandparents. read more
  • 5 Tips When You Have 5 Minutes With A Prospect 5 Tips When You Have 5 Minutes With A Prospect

    When selling to the C-Suite, sales opportunities often just jump out at you

     by Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE

    If you are on the phone, a webinar, or in person, and you have a few minutes with a prospective client, what do you say to keep on track and be professional? read more
  • 95 Percent of Entrepreneurs Worldwide Finance Their Own Startups 95 Percent of Entrepreneurs Worldwide Finance Their Own Startups

    Only 0.16 percent of U.S. small businesses received venture capital in 2015

    The global financial crisis has left a lingering mark on entrepre­­neurship across the globe, with 95 percent of entrepreneurs relying on their own funding for startup ventures—this according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2015-2016 Special Report on Entrepreneurial Finance (pdf), released with sponsors Babson College, Universidad Del Desarrollo, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, and Tecnológico de Monterrey. read more
  • Financial Advisors On Track To Implement New DOL Standards Financial Advisors On Track To Implement New DOL Standards

    Study provides a  snapshot of industry's progress

    A Nationwide Retirement Institute® survey released today finds the new Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule has most advisors considering changes to their business model as they wait to learn their firm's new compliance procedures. read more