New Products / Announcements

  • It’s Official: LIBRA Insurance Partners is Open for Business
    It’s Official: LIBRA Insurance Partners is Open for Business

    LIBRA’s 62 Partner agencies gain access to exclusive resources under the newly unified business

    As of January 1, 2020, LifeMark Partners and BRAMCO Financial Resources are officially operating as LIBRA Insurance Partners. The united firm creates one of the leading insurance marketing organizations dedicated to serving independent insurance producers, brokers and financial institutions.
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  • LIMRA Introduces New Product Comparison Tool to its Life Compass Portal
    LIMRA Introduces New Product Comparison Tool to its Life Compass Portal

    New feature empowers companies to compare sales of individual life insurance products in specific markets.

    LIMRA is expanding its Life Compass® tool to allow life insurance companies the ability to compare individual life insurance products with similar competitors’ products, boosting their ability to track their own performance and adapt to evolving market conditions.
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  • John Hancock and Human API Join Forces to Transform the Life Insurance Purchase Process
    John Hancock and Human API Join Forces to Transform the Life Insurance Purchase Process

    New Initiative Enables Consumers to Share Medical Information in Real Time

    Today, John Hancock announces a major step forward in significantly streamlining the life insurance buying experience through a strategic collaboration with Human API, a leading health data platform, offering a simple, digital way for consumers to share access to their electronic health records (EHR) in real time.
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  • Mass Mutual Appoints New Relationship Managers for Retirement Plans
    Mass Mutual Appoints New Relationship Managers for Retirement Plans

    Relationship managers work with employers and financial advisors to support retirement and financial wellness initiatives at the workplace

    Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), as part of its ongoing efforts to promote financial wellness through the workplace, has appointed several new relationship managers to support retirement plans.
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  • Nationwide Adopts Two BNY Mellon Mutual Funds
    Nationwide Adopts Two BNY Mellon Mutual Funds

    New investment offerings will continue to strengthen and expand Nationwide's mutual funds' value offerings

    Nationwide's Investment Management Group business completed the adoption of two mutual funds from the BNY Mellon Family of Funds.
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  • Role of Sales Representatives Growing in Relevance to Brokers
    Role of Sales Representatives Growing in Relevance to Brokers

    An uptick in the value that brokers place on the sales relationship

    An uptick in the value that brokers place on the sales relationship A new survey by LIMRA-OneAmerica reveals a five-year climb in value of relationships INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 31, 2019) — The relationship between an insurance carrier’s sales representative and an employee benefits broker continues to gain more importance and relevance, according to a recently completed…
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  • BNY Mellon’s Pershing Launches Fee-Based Annuities in Its Managed Accounts Solution
    BNY Mellon’s Pershing Launches Fee-Based Annuities in Its Managed Accounts Solution

    Supporting over 70 fee-based annuity products from 18 carriers

    BNY Mellon's Pershing ("Pershing") today announced that it has completed the integration of its managed accounts technology with its annuity order entry platform, Subscribe®, delivering advisors streamlined annuity purchasing and servicing capabilities within its managed accounts solution
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  • Alliance Group and Living Benefits Awareness Month
    Alliance Group and Living Benefits Awareness Month

    To educate consumers on protecting families' financial security

    Alliance Group announced plans for their third annual Living Benefits Awareness Month, to be observed throughout the month of January 2020.
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  • F&G Announces Next-Generation Accumulation Annuity: F&G Power Accumulator™
    F&G Announces Next-Generation Accumulation Annuity: F&G Power Accumulator™

    Built in Partnership with iShares® by BlackRock

    Built in Partnership with iShares® by BlackRock DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — F&G Annuities and Life (NYSE: FG) (the “Company” or “F&G”), a leading provider of annuities and life insurance, recently announced the latest fixed indexed annuity, F&G Power Accumulator. This product is the first annuity brought to market that features iShares®…
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  • Pentegra Releases New Book on Retirement Planning for Small Businesses
    Pentegra Releases New Book on Retirement Planning for Small Businesses

    Insights on two critical financial challenges faced by business owners today: reducing tax liability and saving for future retirement

    A new book on retirement planning for small businesses was just released by Pentegra: 412(e)(3). Safe Stable. Secure. A Tax-Advantaged Retirement Plan with Guarantees by Mary Read, CPC, CPFA, QPA and Jim Hiza, CPA.
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  • NaviPlan® 19.3 Leverages Robust Healthcare Dataset to Power Advisor- and Investor-Led Retirement Modeling
    NaviPlan® 19.3 Leverages Robust Healthcare Dataset to Power Advisor- and Investor-Led Retirement Modeling

    The Guided Retirement Tool in can Harness Data Analytics to Strengthen Financial Plans

    Advicent announced today it has launched NaviPlan® 19.3, enabling financial professionals to leverage a robust healthcare dataset to deliver more accurate healthcare cost projections.
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  • Millennium Trust Launches Retirement Savings Selector Tool for Small Businesses
    Millennium Trust Launches Retirement Savings Selector Tool for Small Businesses

    The free and easy online tool helps small businesses find the right retirement plan

    Millennium Trust Company, LLC ("Millennium Trust"), a leading provider of retirement and institutional services, launched its Retirement Savings Selector Tool for Small Businesses to help small employers and advisors find the right retirement savings option for their business and employees.
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  • Sproutt: Using Data and AI to Reward Life Insurance Clients Who Live Healthy
    Sproutt: Using Data and AI to Reward Life Insurance Clients Who Live Healthy

    Sproutt secures $12 million in series A funding; ushers in a new generation of life insurance that paints a more complete picture of your health and celebrate life

    Sproutt Insurance, the next evolution of life insurance, announced today that it has launched and secured $12 million in Series A funding from State of Mind Ventures (SMOV), Moneta Capital, and Guardian Life. Sproutt sets out to do what many of today’s players in life insurance do not: celebrate life.
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