NAIFA CEO

The Devastating Impact of Harvey

Dear NAIFA members, The thoughts and prayers of the entire NAIFA family are with our friends and colleagues affected by hurricane Harvey. The storm hit the Texas Gulf Coast late Friday bringing with it widespread destruction and flooding. Many areas have experienced more than two feet of rain, which continues across the area and is not expected to let up ...

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NAIFA Take 3: Tax Reform Highlights the Importance of NAIFA Advocacy

by Kevin Mayeux, NAIFA CEO Congress is set to return from its August recess and begin efforts to implement meaningful tax reform for the first time since 1986. More than any other issue, tax reform has the potential to impact insurance and financial advisors as well as the clients you serve. Ensuring that the tax code encourages rather than discourages ...

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NAIFA Wishes You a Happy Fourth of July!

Dear fellow NAIFA member, Happy Fourth of July from your national Board of Trustees and the entire staff at NAIFA. We appreciate your membership, as we appreciate the job you are doing to empower Americans from all walks of life to confront and overcome life’s many risks and financial uncertainties. The Fourth of July is the quintessential all-American holiday. It ...

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Three Reasons to Attend NAIFA’s P+P 2017

Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the start of summer! As a native Floridian, this is my favorite time of year. I hope many of you are looking forward to a well-deserved vacation or staycation, and you find time to enjoy your favorite summer activities in the weeks ahead. At NAIFA Headquarters, much of our summer is focused on finalizing plans for ...

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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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