Life Insurance

  • New Swiss Re Sigma Study Looks at 21 Frontier Markets New Swiss Re Sigma Study Looks at 21 Frontier Markets

    Predicting the next wave of insurance growth

    Behind the excitement created by the leading emerging markets such as Brazil, India or China, there is a group of "frontier markets" which have a promising outlook for economic growth and offer attractive long-term potential for insurers. read more
  • LIMRA Seeking 25 Rising Stars Under 40 LIMRA Seeking 25 Rising Stars Under 40

    Contest will accept nominations to recognize excellence in retirement planning

    As part of its 100th anniversary celebration, LIMRA is accepting nominations for 25 rising stars in retirement under age 40 in the financial services industry. read more
  • Insurers Revisit Their Asset Mix in Search of Yield, Safety Insurers Revisit Their Asset Mix in Search of Yield, Safety

    Reducing their exposure to equities

    In this A.M.BestTV episode, a panel of investment professionals explore opportunities for growth that are available to today’s insurance investment managers. read more
  • FINRA Issues First Cross-Market Report Cards Covering Spoofing and Layering FINRA Issues First Cross-Market Report Cards Covering Spoofing and Layering

    New Equities Supervision Reports Are Designed to Help Firms Spot and Halt Potential Manipulation

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) today made available to member firms its first monthly cross-market equities supervision report cards, aimed at helping firms identify and halt spoofing and layering activity. read more
  • Majority of US Adults Believe ‘The American Dream’ is Attainable… Majority of US Adults Believe ‘The American Dream’ is Attainable…

    ... But perceptions of what it is have changed

    According to research released today by Northwestern Mutual, two-thirds (66%) of U.S. adults believe that they can attain 'The American Dream', and only 16% feel it is out of reach. read more
  • How Boomers and Millennials Are Redefining Family and Finance How Boomers and Millennials Are Redefining Family and Finance

    Boomers offer friendship and financial support but one in four Millennials still dips into retirement accounts

    UBS Wealth Management Americas (WMA) today released its quarterly UBS Investor Watch report, "The ties that bind," focused on how wealthy Baby Boomers and their Millennial children are redefining the traditional parent/child relationship. read more
  • Banks and Credit Unions Can Fill the Financial Management Gap Banks and Credit Unions Can Fill the Financial Management Gap

    Helping People with Advice and Tools

    Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today released the results of its Expectations & Experiences: Household Finances quarterly consumer trends survey. read more
  • Six Forces Impacting Life Insurance in 2016 Six Forces Impacting Life Insurance in 2016

    EY highlights biggest trends and how to jumpstart transformation

    The life insurance sector has to pick up the pace on innovation, according to EY's 2016 Life Insurance Outlook. Rapidly advancing technology and changing consumer preferences add to the bleak economic landscape, creating 6 forces for life insurers to manage this year. read more
  • How Do You Get Families to Talk About Estate Planning Issues? How Do You Get Families to Talk About Estate Planning Issues?

    Here are five reasons your clients need an estate plan

    by Carol Marak

    Today it’s a challenge to save for retirement and achieve financial goals. No matter what your level of wealth, estate planning is a significant portion of an individual’s overall financial plan read more
  • What’s Your Personal Financial Satisfaction Index? What’s Your Personal Financial Satisfaction Index?

    AICPA to Release Quarterly Economic Gauge of Average Americans’ Finances; Measuring the financial pleasure and pain of typical American households

    The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) will release the results of the AICPA PFSi (Personal Financial Satisfaction Index), a quarterly economic gauge that measures the personal financial standing of a typical American, at 7:00 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. read more
  • The Next Generation of Life Insurance The Next Generation of Life Insurance

    Whole Life or Indexed UL... Why not ask Coke or Pepsi?

    by Frank Chechel, FSA

    Whole Life or Indexed Universal Life? That is one of the first questions that comes to mind when I think about the life insurance marketplace in 2015. read more
  • The Impact of Credit and Debt on Financial Confidence The Impact of Credit and Debt on Financial Confidence

    NFCC releases results of independent impact study of comprehensive credit counseling

    The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) today released the results of a groundbreaking study on the impact of financial counseling on consumer behavior. read more
  • Increase Sales with Clear Intent Increase Sales with Clear Intent

    Are you running a well oiled sales machine... or running in circles?

    by Mark A. Vickers

    Sales success relies on your ability to communicate effectively with your prospects. The problem is we often get in our own way by not being intentional about the intent of a sales call. read more