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  • Part-Time Nation
    Part-Time Nation

    The “Gig Economy” leaves some working Americans financially vulnerable

    In recent years, a greater number of working Americans have left the 9-to-5 career path for the “gig economy,” taking on part-time, contingent, or independent contractor positions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the proportion of the U.S. workforce employed part-time (i.e., less than 35 hours per week at any one employer) has increased…
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  • LIMRA and LOMA Establish the Robert A. Kerzner Scholarship Program
    LIMRA and LOMA Establish the Robert A. Kerzner Scholarship Program

    From the start, Kerzner was an 'agent of change'

    LIMRA and LOMA today announce the Robert A. Kerzner Scholarship Program, established to honor Robert Kerzner for his contributions to the insurance industry and his years of service as CEO of LIMRA, LOMA, and LL Global.
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  • Investors Sought Out RIAs in 2018 Amid Market Volatility
    Investors Sought Out RIAs in 2018 Amid Market Volatility

    RIAs expect more strong growth in 2019, as they welcome investors seeking advice, attract new talent, and adopt technology that enhances the client experience

    Volatile markets in 2018 drove more investors to seek out the guidance of independent registered investment advisors (RIAs), with RIAs citing nearly 20 percent growth, on average, both in assets and revenues in 2018, TD Ameritrade Institutional1 found in its latest RIA Sentiment Survey.
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  • Data is the Name of the Game
    Data is the Name of the Game

    But how will it play out for insurance?

    by Mark Breading

    CES, which once centered on Consumers and Electronics (per its name), now extends far beyond consumers and focuses much more on software and data than on the electronics and hardware.
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  • Pension Spending Supports 7.5 Million Jobs, $1.2 Trillion in Economic Output
    Pension Spending Supports 7.5 Million Jobs, $1.2 Trillion in Economic Output

    Real estate, food services, health care, and retail sectors see biggest employment impacts

    A new report finds that economic gains attributable to defined benefit (DB) pensions in the U.S. are substantial. Retiree spending of pension benefits in 2016 generated $1.2 trillion in total economic output, supporting some 7.5 million jobs across the U.S. Pension spending also added a total of $202.6 billion to government coffers, as taxes were…
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  • Retirement: Can I Afford It?
    Retirement: Can I Afford It?

    LIMRA Research Finds 4 in 10 Small Businesses Currently Offer Retirement Benefits

    LIMRA research shows Americans’ top financial concern is affording a comfortable retirement and access to a workplace savings plan is the most effective way to get people to start to save for retirement. However when it comes to small businesses (2-99 employees) only 42 percent offer retirement benefits – either along w
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  • Children of Millionaires Want to Inherit Parents’ Values More Than Their Wealth
    Children of Millionaires Want to Inherit Parents’ Values More Than Their Wealth

    Confidence for future wealth is high, but many say they need more financial acumen

    More than nine in 10 Generation Z and Millennial children of millionaires say the most important thing they will inherit is their parents’ values, not their wealth, according to a recent survey by Wells Fargo Private Bank. More than four out of five (84 percent) say they want to sustain and build on their family’s…
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  • Engagement in Well-being Programs Strongly Linked to Greater Employee Loyalty
    Engagement in Well-being Programs Strongly Linked to Greater Employee Loyalty

    How employee pride, and engagement, builds a more positive work experience

    Employees who actively participate in employer-sponsored health and wellness programs are much more likely to be proud to work for their employer and promote their company to others as a great place to work, according to Optum research released today.
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  • New Study Analyzes Teacher Pension Plans In Six States
    New Study Analyzes Teacher Pension Plans In Six States

    Data reveal pensions have important retention impact, providing greater security than 401(k)-style accounts

    A new report finds that teacher pension plans play a critical role in retaining educators while also providing greater retirement security than 401(k)-style retirement accounts.
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  • 10 Financial Planning Tips to Start 2019 off Right
    10 Financial Planning Tips to Start 2019 off Right

    Getting a client's house in order often  requires them to make a fresh start... and take care of some basic housekeeping

    The first few weeks of the new year are a perfect time for Americans to ensure their financial house is in good order and set themselves up to achieve their monetary goals.
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  • Being Connected: Tech-Savvy Get Techier…
    Being Connected: Tech-Savvy Get Techier…

    ... but most consumers want more support before fully buying into a connected lifestyle

    The number of U.S. consumers considered to be the most technically savvy has grown in the last three years, yet those who are least interested in being connected continue to comprise 39 percent of the population, according to a new study by Assurant, Inc.
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  • 2019 Long-Term Care Insurance Price Index Released
    2019 Long-Term Care Insurance Price Index Released

    While costs increases slightly over 2018, many insurers had no increase

    A couple in their mid-50s purchasing new long-term care insurance coverage can expect to pay just over $3,000 for a potential combined benefit of over $770,000 in coverage should they begin needing care at age 85.
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  • LIMRA Unveils Workplace Benefits Electronic Data Exchange Standards Prototype
    LIMRA Unveils Workplace Benefits Electronic Data Exchange Standards Prototype

    To debut at the 2019 Enrollment Technology Strategy Seminar

    LIMRA announced today that it will unveil the prototype of the LIMRA Workplace Benefits Electronic Data Exchange Standards at the 2019 Enrollment Technology Strategy Seminar. The conference will take place on February 5-6 in Miami, Fla.
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