• Amazon’s Moves Signal Digital Opportunity for All Insurers
    Amazon’s Moves Signal Digital Opportunity for All Insurers

    Just how vulnerable are traditional carriers to this kind of disruption?

    by Denise Garth

    India is a market that is ready to capture all that Digital Insurance 2.0 has to offer, as we note in our report, Digital Insurance 2.0: Reshaping India’s Insurance Sector. It has a demographic position that is perfect for insurance penetration and growth and a government that is pushing technology solutions to alleviate economic and…
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  • Support Programs and Human Interaction Help Bring Employees Back to Work Faster After Disability Leave
    Support Programs and Human Interaction Help Bring Employees Back to Work Faster After Disability Leave

    Study: Comprehensive disability management programs can boost efforts around employee recruitment, retention and financial well-being

    Employees with health conditions are inevitable in the workplace. But in its Employee Disability Leave study, Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) found that, despite this common occurrence, the way many employers handle their employees’ health conditions can negatively affect productivity, time out of office and overall employee experience.
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  • LIMRA and The Institutes RiskBlock Announce First Blockchain Use Case for Life Insurance and Annuity Sector
    LIMRA and The Institutes RiskBlock Announce First Blockchain Use Case for Life Insurance and Annuity Sector

    Mortality Monitor will help insurers address regulatory requirements to compare policyholder data with the Social Security Administration’s Death Master File

    LIMRA and The Institutes’ RiskBlock™ Alliance have announced the first blockchain use case for the insurance consortia’s newly formed life and annuity sector.
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  • Principal Launches Principal® Milestones, New Financial Wellness Program
    Principal Launches Principal® Milestones, New Financial Wellness Program

    The holistic, customizable tools and resources seek to boost participant confidence with financial topics

    Nearly half of Americans say their financial situation stresses them out1, and they don’t know where to get help or where to start. In response to this research and feedback from participants, Principal Financial Group® is expanding its financial wellness resources with iGrad’s Enrich™ financial wellness platform.
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  • Conversation Marketing Hacks: 8 Ways to ‘Speak Human’ and Change the Game
    Conversation Marketing Hacks: 8 Ways to ‘Speak Human’ and Change the Game

    People don't start out caring about your products, they care more about how you'll make a difference in their lives

    by Merilee Kern, MBA

    Nobody starts out automatically caring about your products or services. They care about how you can make a difference in their lives. No matter the context, all relationships begin with a “handshake moment,” whether literally or figuratively—those first few introductory moments that reveal a great deal about the character of the person standing before you.
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  • Philanthropy: The Deep Corporate Roots of Charitable Giving
    Philanthropy: The Deep Corporate Roots of Charitable Giving

    Fidelity Charitable Study Finds Entrepreneurs Leading the Way in Philanthropy

    Entrepreneurs donate more to charity on average than non-business owners, according to a study released today by Fidelity Charitable, an independent public charity and the nation’s second-largest grantmaker.
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  • For Employers: How To Successfully De-Risk and Transfer Pension Obligations
    For Employers: How To Successfully De-Risk and Transfer Pension Obligations

    How life insurers evaluate and manage the risks associated with pension obligations

    Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual), with more than 70 years of pension management experience, has published a white paper to help guide and inform employers about how to successfully de-risk and potentially transfer defined benefit (DB) pension obligations.
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  • New UBS Investor Watch Study Reveals Stark Differences in Adoption of Sustainable Investing Globally
    New UBS Investor Watch Study Reveals Stark Differences in Adoption of Sustainable Investing Globally

    The US investors surveyed trail all other countries surveyed in adoption of sustainable investing in this largest recurring study of High Net Worth Investors, although they have the highest allocation into sustainable investments

    UBS today launched “Return on values,” the latest edition of its UBS Investor Watch report. UBS Investor Watch is the world’s largest recurring global study of High Net Worth Investors (HNWIs). The study reveals stark differences in the sustainable investing landscape.
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  • Are We Adequately Training Our Corporate Leadership for The Next Great Level Of Growth?
    Are We Adequately Training Our Corporate Leadership for The Next Great Level Of Growth?

    Outdated Education and Workplace Training Put at Risk US$11.5 Trillion in Growth Promised by Intelligent Technologies

    The economic promise of digital technologies is being put at risk by inadequate education and corporate training systems, according to Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Unless radically new learning approaches are adopted, the failure to close the skills gap could result in 14 of the G20 economies forgoing as much as US$11.5 trillion in GDP growth promised…
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  • Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company And M Financial Group Announce New Strategic Relationship
    Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company And M Financial Group Announce New Strategic Relationship

    Partnership aligns high standards and values amid growing demand for whole life products

    The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual) and M Financial Group (M Financial), a collaborative network of independent firms headquartered in Portland, Oregon, are pleased to announce a new specialty carrier relationship that will make Penn Mutual the primary provider of whole life insurance for M Financial.
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