New Products / Announcements

  • New Supplemental Health Portfolio by Unum Fits Seamlessly With other group plans
    New Supplemental Health Portfolio by Unum Fits Seamlessly With other group plans

    Includes new Accident and Critical Illness products with more coverage and features

    A new supplemental health portfolio from Unum (NYSE: UNM) includes new Accident and Critical Illness products with more coverage and features that align the onboarding, billing, and administrative experience with group life and disability products.
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  • Voya Launches New Digital Advice Platform to Support Retail Advisors and their Clients
    Voya Launches New Digital Advice Platform to Support Retail Advisors and their Clients

    Providing the ease, automation and flexibility of a self-guided service while preserving the valuable interaction of a financial professional

    Voya Financial, Inc., announced today that its retail wealth management firm, Voya Financial Advisors, Inc. (VFA), has launched a new digital advice experience for its network of advisors and their clients. Unlike other digital solutions in the advice industry, the Voya Digital Adviser™ platform provides a hybrid approach for advisors and investors.
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  • Artificial Intelligence Expert to Keynote 2019 Supplemental Health, DI, & LTC Conference
    Artificial Intelligence Expert to Keynote 2019 Supplemental Health, DI, & LTC Conference

    How is AI driving the future of financial services?

    Jennifer Golbeck, Ph.D., director of the Social Intelligence Lab at the University of Maryland, will deliver a keynote address at the Supplemental Health, DI & LTC Conference in Nashville, Tenn. on August 5-7, 2019.
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  • Great American Life and Barnabas Capital Join Forces to Offer Innovative Variable-Indexed Annuities
    Great American Life and Barnabas Capital Join Forces to Offer Innovative Variable-Indexed Annuities

    Competitive earning potential coupled with partial protection

    Great American Life® is pleased to announce its Index Frontier® and Index Summit 6SM variable-indexed annuities are now available through Barnabas Capital.
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  • Pacific Funds Adds to Its Fixed-Income Lineup with the Launch of Pacific Funds℠ Ultra Short Income
    Pacific Funds Adds to Its Fixed-Income Lineup with the Launch of Pacific Funds℠ Ultra Short Income

    Designed to seek income, preserve capital and protect against interest-rate volatility

    Pacific Funds expanded its lineup of fixed-income products recently with the launch of Pacific Funds Ultra Short Income designed to seek income, preserve capital and protect against interest-rate volatility.
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  • Principal Completes Acquisition of Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement & Trust Business
    Principal Completes Acquisition of Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement & Trust Business

    Acquisition includes Wells Fargo’s defined contribution, defined benefit, executive deferred compensation, employee stock ownership plans, institutional trust and custody and institutional asset advisory businesses

    Today, Principal Financial Group® (Nasdaq: PFG) announced the closing of its acquisition of the Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) Institutional Retirement & Trust business. Principal® will now begin the integration of Wells Fargo’s defined contribution, defined benefit, executive deferred compensation, employee stock ownership plans, institutional trust and custody and institutional asset advisory businesses.
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  • The Standard Charitable Foundation Announces Four Grants to Nonprofits
    The Standard Charitable Foundation Announces Four Grants to Nonprofits

    Supporting organizations that ' increase community health and livability'

    The Standard Charitable Foundation, Standard Insurance Company’s charitable foundation announced four grants totaling $60,000.
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  • LTC Global Acquires American Insurance Marketing Services
    LTC Global Acquires American Insurance Marketing Services

    Names Carlton Center President

    LTC Global, Inc. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of American Insurance Marketing Services, Inc. (AIMS), located in Montgomery, Alabama. Ashley Aaron, who has served as President of AIMS since 2014, has taken a position with Lane Corporate Group.
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  • Principal Launches Diversified, Real Asset Interval Fund
    Principal Launches Diversified, Real Asset Interval Fund

    Principal Diversified Select Real Asset fund invests in private and public real assets

    Principal Global Investors today announced the launch of its first interval fund, the Principal Diversified Select Real Asset (DSRA) fund, which primarily invests in private real assets, including infrastructure, natural resources, and real estate.
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  • Enhanced Portal to Extend Online Opportunity for OneAmerica Annuitants
    Enhanced Portal to Extend Online Opportunity for OneAmerica Annuitants
    OneAmerica® is expanding its online service for pension annuity customers whose accounts came to the company through the pension risk transfer market, offering another differentiator for retirement plan sponsors whose annuitants want to be able to elect to start receiving their benefits and make changes to their personal information.
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  • TIAA “Never Run Out” Ad Campaign Uses Humor to Promote the Benefits of Lifetime Income in Retirement
    TIAA “Never Run Out” Ad Campaign Uses Humor to Promote the Benefits of Lifetime Income in Retirement

    Campaign turns typical retirement advertising on its head to make thinking about and taking action toward one’s financial future more approachable today

    TIAA launched a new brand and advertising campaign that takes a different approach to encourage people to think about how they are planning for retirement. Tapping into universally relatable experiences, the “Never Run Out” campaign uses humor and cultural moments to make thinking about and taking action with retirement planning more approachable today.
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  • Security Benefit Increases Withdrawal Rates for Foundations Lifetime Income Rider
    Security Benefit Increases Withdrawal Rates for Foundations Lifetime Income Rider

    Convenient Income Calculator shows increases by age across contract types

    Security Benefit announced it has significantly increased the Lifetime Withdrawal Rates for the Foundations Annuity optional Guaranteed Lifetime Withdrawal Benefit Rider (Lifetime Income Rider), from 30 to 50 bps higher for each age. Available only on the 7-year product, the increased withdrawal rates for the Rider are effective on contracts issued o
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  • Wink Releases First-In-Industry Index Sales Intelligence
    Wink Releases First-In-Industry Index Sales Intelligence

    The 'hybrid revolution' continues to gain momentu

    The ‘hybrid revolution’ continues to gain momentu Des Moines, Iowa. June 12, 2019- Wink, Inc., the company behind the insurance industry’s #1 resource for indexed annuity sales data since 1997, has turned their attention to reporting indexed annuity and indexed life sales at an index level, for each index available. “Since 2012, hybrid indexes have…
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