• Most Caregivers Are Overwhelmed Emotionally And Lack Adequate Emotional Support
    Most Caregivers Are Overwhelmed Emotionally And Lack Adequate Emotional Support

    Study: Gen X Feeling the Impact More Than Others

    Caregiving is a growing reality for Americans – one that comes with a significant emotional toll, according to findings from Northwestern Mutual's 2018 C.A.R.E Study. The study finds that while nine in ten caregivers say they are providing emotional support for others, significantly fewer feel they get the support they need for themselves.
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  • Research with Voya Finds Small Changes to Retirement Enrollment Website Can Drive Positive Outcomes
    Research with Voya Finds Small Changes to Retirement Enrollment Website Can Drive Positive Outcomes

    How strategic web-design can enhance auto-enrollment activity

    Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), is sharing new findings from research conducted in association with the Voya Behavioral Finance Institute for Innovation. In a working paper titled “ Save(d) by Design ,” scientists from Carnegie Mellon University, City, University of London and UCLA published results from a pioneering field study that involved more than 8,500…
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  • Younger Working Consumers Open to Annuities
    Younger Working Consumers Open to Annuities

    Consumers most likely to be interested in annuities are younger and still working

    LIMRA Secured Retirement Institute wanted to take a closer look at those who debated buying annuities but decided not to purchase and find out why. This most recent study looks at investors who had a discussion with their advisors about deferred annuities within the past three years but then decided not to buy.
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  • The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Launches myWorth to Empower Women with Financial Confidence
    The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Launches myWorth to Empower Women with Financial Confidence

    Penn Mutual’s commitment to women inspires creation of new company with niche focus

    The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual) is excited to announce their recent support and launch of myWorth, a company dedicated to bridging the confidence gap between women and their money and bringing them the resources they need so they can take charge of their financial futures.
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  • Integrity Marketing Group Gives All Employees Paid Time Off To Serve Local Communities
    Integrity Marketing Group Gives All Employees Paid Time Off To Serve Local Communities

    Partners with Forever Young Foundation

    Integrity Marketing Group, LLC (“Integrity”), one of the nation’s largest independent distributors of senior market life and health insurance products, today announced a new employee benefit that allows employees to give back to their local communities.
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  • Lincoln Financial Launches Optiblend Fixed Indexed Annuity
    Lincoln Financial Launches Optiblend Fixed Indexed Annuity

    Will help boost retirement savings through immediate S6% bonus

    To help quell client concerns over market volatility and its impact on retirement portfolios, Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) today announced the introduction of Lincoln OptiBlend® Plus fixed indexed annuity.
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  • Clicks For Cash: The Habits of The Holiday Shopper
    Clicks For Cash: The Habits of The Holiday Shopper

    The past several years have marked a notable shift towards earlier shopping in the U.S.

    Rakuten business units have teamed up to identify some of the key traits of holiday gift-buyers across the United States. The research – which examines the habits of millions of shoppers in the U.S. and worldwide – has been published to help marketing professionals better understand the behavioral patterns behind the annual holiday spending splurge.
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  • Indexed Annuity Sales Set Records Again
    Indexed Annuity Sales Set Records Again

    Wink, Inc. Releases Preliminary 3rd Quarter, 2018 Deferred Non-Variable and Structured Annuity Sales.

    Non-variable annuity sales for the third quarter of 2018 increased 4.72% as compared to the prior quarter, and improved 46.26% as compared to the same period last year, based on preliminary sales by Wink’s Sales & Market Report.
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  • New Tax Limits for LTCi
    New Tax Limits for LTCi

    ...Something few insurance pros ever discuss

    by Jesse Slome

    Last Friday the IRS issued new limits for the tax deductibility of ’tax qualified’ long-term care insurance premiums. Only traditional LTCi policies have this benefit (the hybrid or linked benefit ones do not … a benefit few (if any) consumers know about (because few, if any, insurance agents or financial advisors ever bring up this…
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  • The 3 P’s to Becoming an Engaged Healthcare Consumer
    The 3 P’s to Becoming an Engaged Healthcare Consumer

    Your insurance will pay for it... These are the six words that killed American healthcare

    by Dr. Josh Luke

    Has your business or startup made a major purchase only to find out later you overspent significantly? How often are you making this same mistake with healthcare? Moreover, it’s likely that your employees are making this mistake every day, yet they may not even know they have an option.
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