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Insurance Companies Best at Handling Customer Phone Calls

Insurance companies are the best businesses in the U.S. when it comes to call handling, new research has revealed. Conducted by London-based audio branding specialist PH Media Group, the study of 2,234 consumers discovered that over two-fifths (41 per- cent) of callers are satisfied with the industry’s phone manner. The motor trade, delivery companies and jewellery firms came a distant ...

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Retirement Income from the Tooth Fairy?

According to analysis from Delta Dental Plans Association, if today's 6-year-olds invest all the money they receive from the tooth fairy, they could be sitting on a combined total of roughly $70 billion by the time they reach 67, the traditional retirement age.

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NAIFA Ad Campaign Connects Consumers to Agents, Advisors

Campaign comprising video, print and online tool urges consumers to plan for retirement by contacting a NAIFA member FALLS CHURCH, Va. – As American workers become increasingly insecure about their ability to save for a traditional retirement, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors has launched a “Trust a NAIFA Advisor” ad campaign to tell consumers that affordable and informed ...

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‘Tis the Season of Giving? Survey Says Perhaps Not

Although many of us associate the holiday season with giving, contrary to popular belief, 71 percent of Americans say the holidays have no impact on the contributions they make to charitable organizations.

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LUTCF students give ‘outstanding’ feedback on designation program

In a story reported in InsuranceNewsNet, students enrolled in NAIFA’s LUTCF program give high marks to the curriculum, saying the lessons learned and applied are bringing positive results to their practice. At NAIFA’s annual conference in New Orleans, a number of LUTCF students introduced themselves to David Mannaioni, associate professor and lead instructor of the LUTCF. INN reports that many thanked Mannaioni and ...

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Help Tell Americans the Whole Story!

Life Happens is celebrating agents and the role they play in their clients’ lives with its Real Life Stories Client Recognition Program, which is accepting applications for its 2016 program until Dec. 7, 2015. Life Happens is well known for its Real Life Stories: true stories of how life, disability or long-term care insurance made a difference for a family ...

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What Americans Fear

With Halloween just around the corner, it's interesting to learn what Americans fear a lot.

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Benefit Planning for Workers of All Ages

According to LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute, 73 percent of employers have planned for benefits costs to increase as a consequence of having older workers in their companies. Half have said they will absorb the costs, while 41 percent will pass the costs on to employees. About a third of employers said they would consider reductions in benefits, salary growth and ...

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For Drastic Results, Keep on Stepping When Life Is Crazy!

Let’s face it, life is crazy. Life throws many problems at us. When your personal life is in turmoil, so is your business life. It is nearly impossible to keep your personal life separate from your business life; however, it is possible to manage them separately. This article gives you practical tips to keep on stepping–even when you want to ...

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Women advisors share stories on how to succeed in business

There’s a common saying that members of Women in Insurance and Financial Services often embrace: If you’re not uncomfortable, you’re not growing. That message was the theme of a Monday morning panel during NAIFA’s Career Conference and Annual Meeting moderated by WIFS incoming president Susan Glass. “To get to a certain level (of success) you need to get to a ...

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