Technology / Social Media

  • MetLife and Insurtech Start-Ups Ignite Innovation
    MetLife and Insurtech Start-Ups Ignite Innovation

    'Digital Speed Dating' event unites Met's global leaders with cutting-edge startups

    How does a digital start-up get the attention of a Fortune 50 insurer with more than $60 billion in revenue? At MetLife, they walk in the front door and make their pitch.
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  • How to Combat Financial Exploitation of Seniors
    How to Combat Financial Exploitation of Seniors

    Training an industry to detect and deter

    According to The United States Census Bureau, the population of the United States is rapidly becoming older. One of their latest projections says that 20 percent of the country’s population will be over the age of 65 by 2030. For the first time in the country’s history, older people are projected to outnumber children.
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  • Rethinking Technology Within The Investor Experience
    Rethinking Technology Within The Investor Experience

    Technology Solutions Must Deliver the Best Client Experience Across the Wealth Management Landscape

    At INSITE 2018, BNY Mellon's Pershing (Pershing) called on attendees to rethink how they leverage technology and streamline the investor experience to combat increased competition from both rival firms and tech upstarts. Pershing's Chief Information Officer Ram Nagappan urged advisors to avoid falling into the common misconception that only younger generations are interested in tech-powered…
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  • What’s Next: How Your Life May Get Better in the Coming Years
    What’s Next: How Your Life May Get Better in the Coming Years

    Homes that care, clothing that heals, and 'eyeball currency'

    Who'd have thought a decade ago that TV shows would stream on your mobile phone, or that your car would park itself? But today's innovations are nothing compared to what's coming up next.
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  • Lincoln Financial Now Offers Online Chat Capabilities to Service Policies
    Lincoln Financial Now Offers Online Chat Capabilities to Service Policies

    “Ask Abe” provides customers 24x7 service option; offers choice and flexibility in conducting policy transactions

    Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) is now providing customers who come to its public website online chat capabilities, becoming one of the first life insurance carriers to offer this customer service-enhancing feature. Offered on www.LincolnFinancial.com (LFG.com), the service provides individual life insurance customers an additional choice for how they can interact with Lincoln, based on their…
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  • Underwriting Corporate Security & Resilience
    Underwriting Corporate Security & Resilience

    Company boards ramp up investment in data privacy and security as cyber crime threat reaches all-time high

    In an effort to become more compliant with new data privacy protection and security regulations and to avoid highly damaging data breaches, companies are quickly ramping up investment in data and cyber security, according to the 2018 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey.
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  • Are Firms Ready for the Impact of Private Equity on the Wealth Management Industry?
    Are Firms Ready for the Impact of Private Equity on the Wealth Management Industry?

    How private equity is reshaping the M&A landscape and increasing options for independent advisory firms

    Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions®, the division of Fidelity Investments that provides clearing and custody to registered investment advisors (RIAs), broker-dealer firms, family offices, retirement recordkeepers and banks, today released the Insights on Sources of Capital and Independence report, examining how private equity is impacting the M&A landscape.
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  • Sun Life Financial acquires Maxwell Health
    Sun Life Financial acquires Maxwell Health

    Robust technology platform provides complete benefits administration

    Sun Life Financial announced today that it has acquired Maxwell Health, an innovative start-up with an employee benefits platform that makes benefits and HR administration simple for employers and their employees.
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  • New Genworth Site Offers Empathy, Insights to Help Families Navigate the Financial Challenges of Aging
    New Genworth Site Offers Empathy, Insights to Help Families Navigate the Financial Challenges of Aging

    High-tech wizardry simulates physical effects of aging

    Against a cinematic backdrop of soothing imagery in motion, Genworth’s newly launched website, genworth.com, provides families a place where they can find empathy, insights and resources – as well as some technological wizardry -- to help them navigate the financial challenges of growing older
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  • Disruption Doesn’t Happen Only to the Other Guy
    Disruption Doesn’t Happen Only to the Other Guy

    Why YOU Too Must Be "Inbound"... and Six Steps for Making the Shift

    Everybody wants to grow but nobody wants to change. It's as true for companies as it is for people. Despite the fact that customers have changed everything about the way they buy—and have an endless array of sellers at their fingertips—too many organizations treat them like all parties are in a (pre-Internet) time warp.
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  • Life Insurance & Annuities: Selling The Idea In A Digital World
    Life Insurance & Annuities: Selling The Idea In A Digital World

    L&A and Group Growth and Engagement Strategies Benefit from Digital Playbooks

    by Denise Garth

    Selling an idea has never been easy, but in our current “low-risk” cultural climate, selling the idea of life coverage and annuities is more difficult than ever.
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  • Blockchain’s Influence on Digital Payments
    Blockchain’s Influence on Digital Payments

    Global digital payments volumes are predicted to increase by an average 10.9 percent by 2020

    According to a research report by consultancy company Capgemini and bank BNP Paribas, the global digital payments volumes are predicted to increase by an average 10.9 percent by 2020, reaching nearly 726 billion transactions
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  • Navigating The New Longevity
    Navigating The New Longevity

    Will the Gig Economy replace retirement?

    Today, more than one in three U.S. workers are freelancers — and this figure is expected to grow to 40 percent by 2020. Increasingly, workers are eschewing or supplementing the traditional "nine-to-five" career with independent or temporary work, but these gig workers face daunting challenges preparing for retirement.
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