Mass Association of Health Underwriters Announces Benefest 2017

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.

Personal Finance: What Women Do Better Than Men

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).

Will Fiduciary Rule Will Harm Retirement Savers?

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.

Troubling Trends: A Return to Higher Household Credit Card Debt

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.

Filling the Protection Vacuum

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.

Gig Economy Influencing The Way Americans Accumulate Wealth

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.

On The Path To Financial Freedom

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.

Enduring Enterprises

Everyone who starts or leads a business dreams of passing it along to the next generation. But few are successful in making it happen.

Stocks Slip for Second Week

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%.

Planning for the Phases of Retirement

With nearly 10,000 baby boomers turning age 65 each day,1 more Americans than ever before will be transitioning from the accumulation phase of retirement planning to the distribution phase of retirement planning.