New Products / Announcements

  • New Partnership between Allianz Life Ventures and SixThirty Focuses on Fostering FinTech and InsurTech Innovation
    New Partnership between Allianz Life Ventures and SixThirty Focuses on Fostering FinTech and InsurTech Innovation

    Companies Collaborate to Support Financial Technology and Insurance Technology based Startups

    To help support innovative financial technology (FinTech) and insurance technology (InsurTech) startups, Allianz Life Ventures, part of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®), has announced a strategic partnership with SixThirty, a St. Louis-based venture fund that specializes in investing in and scaling up FinTech and InsurTech startups.
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  • Guardian Announces Record $978 Million Dividend Payment to Policyholders
    Guardian Announces Record $978 Million Dividend Payment to Policyholders

    Dividend Interest Rate will remain at 5.85% in 2019

    The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian®), a leading national provider of life and disability insurance, employee benefits, and dental insurance, today announced its Board of Directors approved a $978 million dividend allocation to its individual life policyholders in 2019.
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  • Voya Investment Management Recognized by DALBAR as a Mutual Fund Service Award Winner
    Voya Investment Management Recognized by DALBAR as a Mutual Fund Service Award Winner

    For companies who are able to consistently deliver a best-in-class telephone service experience

    Voya Investment Management, the asset management business of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that DALBAR, Inc., an independent research firm that evaluates, audits and rates the business practices of financial institutions, has named the company as a Mutual Fund Service Award winner.
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  • Colonial Life Ranked No. 1 In Customer Service for Disability Insurance
    Colonial Life Ranked No. 1 In Customer Service for Disability Insurance

    Recognized in Newsweek's 'America's Best'

    Colonial Life has been recognized as one of America’s Best Companies for Customer Service for 2019 by Newsweek magazine. Colonial Life was named the top customer service provider in disability insurance.
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  • Hello, New Hampshire: LifeSecure Grows National Footprint, Steps into New Market with Critical Illness Insurance
    Hello, New Hampshire: LifeSecure Grows National Footprint, Steps into New Market with Critical Illness Insurance

    Critical illness coverage now available in New Hampshire’s individual, worksite markets

    LifeSecure Insurance Company is doing business in New Hampshire for the first time as the company’s Critical Illness insurance is now available in the state’s individual and worksite markets. LifeSecure plans to continue working to bring more products from its suite of supplemental health solutions to New Hampshire.
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  • Integrity Marketing Group Acquires The Scott Riddle Agency
    Integrity Marketing Group Acquires The Scott Riddle Agency

    Expands its life insurance distribution with the Texas final expense leader

    Integrity Marketing Group, LLC (“Integrity”), one of the nation’s largest independent distributors of life and health insurance products, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Scott Riddle Agency, one of America’s leading final expense insurance distributors.
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  • Principal Announces New $500 Million Share Repurchase Authorization
    Principal Announces New $500 Million Share Repurchase Authorization

    Repurchases will be made in the open market or through privately-negotiated transactions, from time to time, depending on market conditions

    Principal Financial Group® (Nasdaq: PFG) today announced that its board of directors has approved a new authorization for the repurchase of up to $500 million of the company’s outstanding common stock. As of September 30, 2018, approximately $135 million remained under the company’s May 7, 2018, $300 million authorization.
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  • The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Launches myWorth to Empower Women with Financial Confidence
    The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Launches myWorth to Empower Women with Financial Confidence

    Penn Mutual’s commitment to women inspires creation of new company with niche focus

    The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual) is excited to announce their recent support and launch of myWorth, a company dedicated to bridging the confidence gap between women and their money and bringing them the resources they need so they can take charge of their financial futures.
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  • Integrity Marketing Group Gives All Employees Paid Time Off To Serve Local Communities
    Integrity Marketing Group Gives All Employees Paid Time Off To Serve Local Communities

    Partners with Forever Young Foundation

    Integrity Marketing Group, LLC (“Integrity”), one of the nation’s largest independent distributors of senior market life and health insurance products, today announced a new employee benefit that allows employees to give back to their local communities.
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  • Lincoln Financial Launches Optiblend Fixed Indexed Annuity
    Lincoln Financial Launches Optiblend Fixed Indexed Annuity

    Will help boost retirement savings through immediate S6% bonus

    To help quell client concerns over market volatility and its impact on retirement portfolios, Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) today announced the introduction of Lincoln OptiBlend® Plus fixed indexed annuity.
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  • Investors Heritage Enters Annuity Space with Launch of Heritage Builder Annuity
    Investors Heritage Enters Annuity Space with Launch of Heritage Builder Annuity

    Expansion into the annuity space is designed to complement its pre-need, final expense portfolio

    Investors Heritage Life Insurance Company (“Investors Heritage”) announced today that it has expanded its suite of leading service offerings with the launch of the Heritage Builder Annuity, a single-premium deferred, multi-year, rate-guaranteed annuity.
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  • New York Life Approves Largest Total Dividend Payout Ever
    New York Life Approves Largest Total Dividend Payout Ever

    Record $1.8 billion and 165th consecutive payout reflect company’s financial strength and commitment to delivering value to policy owners

    New York Life, America’s largest mutual life insurer, today announced that the company expects to pay eligible participating policy owners a record dividend payout of $1.8 billion in 2019. This milestone will mark the 165th consecutive year that New York Life has paid a dividend to policy owners, underscoring the company’s continued financial strength.
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  • LTC Global Acquires Financial Advisory Associates
    LTC Global Acquires Financial Advisory Associates
    LTC Global, Inc. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of A. M. Levin Insurance Associates, Inc, which does business as Financial Advisory Associates, Inc. (FAA). FAA, based in Southfield, Michigan, is a member of Capitas Financial, Inc. and focuses on the distribution of life insurance products.
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