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NAIFA’s Congressional Conference Is More Important Than Ever

Register for NAIFA’s 2017 Congressional Conference Today By Kevin Mayeux, NAIFA CEO Much has changed since last May, when 700 NAIFA members took our unified political advocacy message to Washington, D.C., as part of the 2016 Congressional Conference. For one thing, we have a new Congress. There are seven senators and 52 members of the House who were elected for ...

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Happy New Year From NAIFA

Happy New Year from your friends and colleagues at NAIFA. I hope everyone had a joyful and restful holiday season. While the beginning of 2017 provides us opportunity to reflect on our successes of the year gone by, NAIFA remains focused on the hard work ahead and the many things still to be accomplished.  Nowhere is this more evident than ...

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Happy Thanksgiving From NAIFA

Dear friends, Happy Thanksgiving to every NAIFA member. As we prepare to celebrate and spend time with our families, I want to let you know that I am thankful for you, my NAIFA family. The work you do on behalf of your clients is inspiring. Your membership in NAIFA demonstrates great devotion to your profession, your colleagues, and our industry ...

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Election Day

By Kevin Mayeux, NAIFA CEO The American Psychological Association says that worry over the current presidential election is “a very or somewhat significant source of stress” for 52 percent of Americans. With 59 percent of Republicans, 55 percent of Democrats and 45 percent of independents reporting elevated stress, election-related angst seems to be a nonpartisan issue. Financial advisors are by ...

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NAIFA’s Diversity Partnerships in Action

NAIFA is an essential resource for advisors’ growing success in a changing marketplace. Through strategic partnerships, advocacy efforts, targeted member benefits, research products and publications, we have positioned NAIFA as a champion of diversity within the industry. This fall, NAIFA’s partnerships with Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) and with the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) promoted cross-participation ...

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Members Give Rave Reviews for DOL Skill Builders Workshop

Famed businessman Peter Drucker once said that knowledge has power, because “it controls access to opportunity and advancement.” In June, a group of NAIFA members echoed that sentiment after attending a half-day workshop on the new Department of Labor fiduciary rule. Workshop participants arrived at NAIFA’s headquarters at 8 a.m., armed with several questions and concerns about how they will ...

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ACLI, NAIFA File Legal Challenge Against Harmful Regulation to Retirement Savers

Dear NAIFA Leaders, NAIFA’s Executive Committee during its June 1 meeting adopted a motion authorizing NAIFA to join the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) in a judicial challenge to the Department of Labor fiduciary rule. WilmerHale filed the lawsuit in federal court earlier today. NAIFA-Texas and five NAIFA local associations (NAIFA-Amarillo; NAIFA-Dallas; NAIFA-Fort Worth; NAIFA–Great Southwest; and NAIFA–Wichita Falls), ...

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Congressional Conference Shows NAIFA Is the Voice of the Advisor and Industry

By Kevin Mayeux, CAE, NAIFA CEO On May 24 nearly 800 NAIFA members visited their representatives and senators in Washington, D.C., to deliver NAIFA’s advocacy message with a powerful, unified voice as part of NAIFA’s Congressional Conference. Because of our members’ commitment, we made a difference. Meeting face to face with key policy makers and staff on Capitol Hill provides immeasurable ...

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