New Products / Announcements

  • Voya Launches Innovative New Target Date Solution for Retirement Plan Participants
    Voya Launches Innovative New Target Date Solution for Retirement Plan Participants

    MyCompass Index supports Department of Labor guidance on target date funds, shielding fiduciary responsibility for plan sponsors

    Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that its Retirement business has added a new target date fund solution. Designed by flexPATH Strategies Inc., MyCompass Index is now available to all of Voya’s retirement plan customers. The innovative new solution is designed to address the unique retirement needs of all individual plan participants.
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  • Latest Hybrid Life/Long-Term Care Solution Offers Greater Planning Flexibility
    Latest Hybrid Life/Long-Term Care Solution Offers Greater Planning Flexibility

    Lincoln Financial Group’s MoneyGuard® III allows consumers greater flexibility in coverage and planning as well as new benefit options

    To help consumers meet the increasing need and cost of long-term care, Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) today introduced MoneyGuard® III, the newest generation of its hybrid life/long-term care funding solution. MoneyGuard III, issued by The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, Fort Wayne, IN, offers new coverage and benefit options and provides greater financial flexibility to…
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  • Have You Enrolled In Your Employer’s Retirement Plan?
    Have You Enrolled In Your Employer’s Retirement Plan?

    MassMutual’s RetireSMARTSM Mobile App enables users to enroll in their 401(k) or similar retirement plan with their smartphones

    Workers can now enroll in their employer’s 401(k) or similar retirement savings plan anytime, anywhere with their smartphones thanks to an enhanced mobile app from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company...
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  • Nationwide Advisory Solutions Launches New Lifetime Income Rider
    Nationwide Advisory Solutions Launches New Lifetime Income Rider

    Designed Expressly for RIAs and Fee-Based Advisors with One of Industry’s Highest Roll-Up Percentages

    Following the recent IRS Private Letter Ruling allowing favorable tax treatment of advisory fees from non-qualified annuities, Nationwide Advisory Solutions continues to optimize its retirement income solutions built expressly to fit the way RIAs and fee-based advisors work, launching a new lifetime income rider and two new enhancements to Nationwide Advisory Retirement Income Annuity (NARIA).
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  • MassMutual Expands Access to Insurance Coverage to More Individuals Diagnosed With Breast Cancer
    MassMutual Expands Access to Insurance Coverage to More Individuals Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    Medical advances in prognosis-based staging result in major underwriting guideline revisions

    Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) has been providing insurance protection for individuals diagnosed with breast cancer for more than 50 years and today announced that it has significantly revised its underwriting guidelines to expand access to more individuals, many at more favorable ratings, thanks to recent medical advances.
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  • Integrity Marketing Group Continues Pace with Acquisition of Pinnacle Benefits Group
    Integrity Marketing Group Continues Pace with Acquisition of Pinnacle Benefits Group

    Pinnacle co-founders Richard & Leonard to become owners in Integrity

    Integrity Marketing Group, LLC (“Integrity”), the nation’s largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products to the Senior Market, today announced it has acquired The Pinnacle Benefits Group (“Pinnacle”), an insurance marketing organization headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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  • Ease Partners with The Standard to Offer and Manage Primary & Worksite Plans
    Ease Partners with The Standard to Offer and Manage Primary & Worksite Plans

    Offering a 'faster, easier and more efficient enrollment experience'

    Ease, a leading HR and benefits software solution for small businesses, insurance brokers, and insurance carriers, is excited to announce its partnership with The Standard. This partnership will make it easier for brokers and employers to offer and manage The Standard’s dental, vision, disability, life, AD&D and supplemental plans.
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  • Northwestern Mutual Reimagines Life Insurance With New Series
    Northwestern Mutual Reimagines Life Insurance With New Series

    Simple and highly flexible, Life Plus lets advisors customize life insurance solutions that meet a broad range of individual financial planning needs

    Northwestern Mutual announced the launch of its new Life Plus Series, a simplified and highly customizable life insurance offering. Building on its more than 160 years of insurance expertise, the company's new life product line provides greater flexibility, in tandem with industry leading long-term value, for today's complex planning environment.
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  • Prudential Realigns Marketing Organization to Deepen Engagement With Customers at Every Life Stage
    Prudential Realigns Marketing Organization to Deepen Engagement With Customers at Every Life Stage

    New marketing model combines technology, data, AI and creativity to deliver personalized experiences that promote adoption of financial wellness solutions

    Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) has launched a new operating model for its U.S. marketing organization that will enable the company to forge deeper connections with customers.
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  • Upsets, Shockers, Surprises & Injuries
    Upsets, Shockers, Surprises & Injuries

    New Colonial Life campaign highlights unexpected moments in sports, life

    New Colonial Life campaign highlights unexpected moments in sports, life COLUMBIA, S.C. (Sept. 4, 2019) — Upsets. Shockers. Surprises. Injuries. Getting benched. No matter what word you use, the sports world is filled with unexpected moments that live on for generations in the minds of everyone involved – players, coaches and fans alike. But life away…
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  • Ash Brokerage Acquires  Bell & Associates
    Ash Brokerage Acquires Bell & Associates

    Acquisition is Ash’s third in 18 months as part of a commitment to strategic growth

    Ash Brokerage, the largest privately held insurance brokerage in the United States, continues to grow with the acquisition of Arizona-based Bell & Associates Consulting, the companies announced today.
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  • Word & Brown Releases ‘WBQuote Lite’ Quoting App
    Word & Brown Releases ‘WBQuote Lite’ Quoting App

    A 'first of its kind' mobile small group quoting engine

    A ‘first of its kind’ mobile small group quoting engine ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Word & Brown General Agency announced today the release of its WBQuote Lite mobile small group quoting engine, which allows brokers to quote and make adjustments to quotes on their phone, when they are out of the office. With this first-of-its-kind, truly mobile…
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  • With New Online Underwriting Tool Lincoln Financial Group Can Deliver Instant Life Insurance Quotes
    With New Online Underwriting Tool Lincoln Financial Group Can Deliver Instant Life Insurance Quotes

    New self-service tool, Spectra, allows advisors to receive underwriting quick quotes 24/7 on behalf of clients, utilizing Lincoln’s automated underwriting capabilities

    Life insurance applicants can now receive an accurate, real-time underwriting quote from their advisor through Lincoln Financial Group’s (NYSE: LNC) new online self-service tool, Spectra.
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