NAIFA CEO

LACP certification off to ‘a flying start’

NAIFA’s new Life and Annuities Certified Professional (LACP) certification was introduced earlier this week at the Million Dollar Round Table meeting in Orlando, and it’s off to a flying start. In just a few days, more than one hundred established agents and advisors have applied to be LACP candidates. At MDRT, there was genuine excitement over a certification that serves ...

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Take 3: NAIFA Debuts LACP Certification

Dear NAIFA member, On Sunday, I had the pleasure of joining a number of your fellow NAIFA members at the MDRT Annual Meeting in Orlando to officially launch NAIFA’s new certification, the Life and Annuity Certified Professional, or LACP. As the founder of the Million Dollar Round Table, it made sense that NAIFA leaders would choose the MDRT meeting as ...

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NAIFA Introduces New ‘Take 3’ Video Series

NAIFA is always looking for new ways to communicate as effectively as possible with you, our members. In that spirit, I am proud to introduce our new NAIFA Take 3 – a video series brought to you by NAIFA and for NAIFA members that will aim to do three things: One: Inform you of important news and events shaping our ...

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DOL Rule Delay Is a Good Start, But NAIFA’s Not Finished!

Dear NAIFA member, The Department of Labor has issued a 60-day delay for the applicability date of the DOL fiduciary rule affecting advisors in the retirement space. The rule was set to become applicable on April 10. Previously, as NAIFA and our coalition partners emphasized to the new administration just how important the DOL fiduciary issue is, President Trump instructed ...

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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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