Marketing

  • When Vision And Value Collide
    When Vision And Value Collide

    As financial services firms try to build the firm of the future, skepticism persists

    Financial services firms are trying to build the firm of the future, but their lack of progress is stoking deep skepticism among investors, according to Oliver Wyman’s annual State of the Financial Services Industry report.
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  • 2020 Distribution Conference Pairs Great Keynotes with Opportunity to Network with Industry Peers
    2020 Distribution Conference Pairs Great Keynotes with Opportunity to Network with Industry Peers

    LIMRA: What will future customers expect from us?

    LIMRA today announced three dynamic speakers to talk about what future customers will expect, what diversity and inclusion looks like and how technology will change customer expectations at the upcoming Distribution Conference. The event will be held in Tampa, Florida, from Feb. 25 to Feb. 27.
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  • Many Americans Have Nowhere to Turn for Trusted Personal Finance Guidance
    Many Americans Have Nowhere to Turn for Trusted Personal Finance Guidance

    Vital to have access to financial guidance 'when you are young'

    When Americans need help with their finances, where do they turn? Recently the National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) sought to find out who people turn to when they need financial guidance from someone they trust. In a one-question survey, 1,038 people across the US were asked, "When you have a financial question, who do you…
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  • It’s Not You, It Really Is Me
    It’s Not You, It Really Is Me

    Nearly all Americans confess they can improve their relationship with money

    According to financial services firm Edward Jones’ survey, Relationship with Money, while 81% of Americans say they feel in control over their current financial situation, they admit a mix of emotions when it comes to their money.
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  • eBay Unveils the Most Interesting and Expensive Purchases of 2019
    eBay Unveils the Most Interesting and Expensive Purchases of 2019

    The marketplace celebrates the end of the decade; reveals the top purchases of the year

    Today, eBay is releasing its annual 'Most Interesting and Expensive Purchases' of the year list, taking a look back at some of the most notable purchases of 2019. With millions of buyers, ranging from car-enthusiasts, to card collectors to sport superfans and more, eBay connects shoppers with exactly what they want.
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  • Y2K to Now: The Top Trends That Shaped the Past Two Decades
    Y2K to Now: The Top Trends That Shaped the Past Two Decades

    The marketplace's "Top Shopped" retrospective unveils the biggest and most iconic milestones

    The marketplace’s “Top Shopped” retrospective unveils the biggest and most iconic milestones Data defined by eBay search and sales data reveals the trends that shaped consumer spending over the past decade SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — With the end of the decade upon us, eBay took a retrospective look back at the…
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  • The Future Of Insurance…
    The Future Of Insurance…

    A new decade of change and innovation awaits

     by Denise Garth

    Prior to the holidays, we published our newest thought leadership report, Future Trends – Looking Back and Leaping Forward, and hosted a webinar that covered this report as well as early highlights from our upcoming 2020 Strategic Priorities research.
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  • Top Ten Travel Risks for 2020
    Top Ten Travel Risks for 2020

    Moving carefully through an increasingly irrational world

    The impact of climate change and potential final year of the Trump administration will be the two most important causes of travel risks in the year ahead according to leading travel risk intelligence company Riskline. Adam Schrader, Director of Operations, Riskline explains:
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  • AmeriLife® Announces Growth Investment from Thomas H. Lee Partners to Continue Rapid Expansion
    AmeriLife® Announces Growth Investment from Thomas H. Lee Partners to Continue Rapid Expansion

    Strategy focuses on global financial services investment

    AmeriLife Group, the national leader in marketing and distributing life, health, and retirement solutions, today announced that it has entered into a recapitalization agreement with an investor group led by Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (“THL”), a premier private equity firm investing in growth companies, and other investors including Cannae Holdings and certain THL limited…
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  • Almost No One is Immune to Financial “Faux Pas”
    Almost No One is Immune to Financial “Faux Pas”

    1 in 4 Americans admit to impulse buying they later regret

    According to the new Financial Wellness Survey from KeyBank, 75% of consumers consider themselves financially savvy, with 41% stating they're savvier than most or consider themselves an expert when it comes to personal finance.
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  • Business Leaders Start 2020 with Lingering Concerns About Talent Shortages & Recession Risk
    Business Leaders Start 2020 with Lingering Concerns About Talent Shortages & Recession Risk

    Widespread concern over trade uncertainty looms in the background

    A new survey reveals that the world's chief executives view the risk of a recession as their biggest external concern in 2020. Attracting and retaining talent ranks as their top internal concern. They also feel unsettled by trade uncertainty, political instability, and more intense competition from disruptive technologies
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  • AARP Foundation Self-Saver Allows People To Take Control Of Self-Employment Taxes
    AARP Foundation Self-Saver Allows People To Take Control Of Self-Employment Taxes

    New online tool lets older entrepreneurs and freelancers withhold and submit quarterly taxes automatically

    For entrepreneurs and freelancers who struggle with quarterly taxes, help is here. AARP Foundation has launched AARP Foundation Self-Saver, an online resource and iOS app that enables the self-employed to anticipate and manage large expenses such as taxes.
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  • Ash Brokerage Announces Recapitalization and Repurchase of Century Equity Partners’ Ownership
    Ash Brokerage Announces Recapitalization and Repurchase of Century Equity Partners’ Ownership

    Ash returns to fully independent, closely held company

    Ash Brokerage, one of the largest independent insurance brokerage general agencies in the United States, today announced a strategic recapitalization through its repurchase of Century Equity Partners’ interest in the company.
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