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Take Time for NAIFA Webinars

By Kevin Mayeux, CAE, NAIFA CEO When your clients think of life insurance, what comes to mind? If they’re like most people, life insurance is something they purchased to protect their loved ones in the event of their own passing. It’s a safety net to ensure their families have financial security, especially during unexpected times. That, of course, is a ...

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Actor and Comedian Anthony Anderson Is On Board for LIAM. Are You?

Anderson’s message is clear: Your families matter, and life insurance matters By Maggie Leyes, LIFE HAPPENS September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, and actor and comedian Anthony Anderson (who was just nominated for an Emmy for his role in black-ish!) is going to be front and center. As the national spokesperson for the LIAM campaign, Anderson will be sharing his ...

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Could Near-Term Thinking Improve Retirement Savings?

A new LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute study recommends that plan sponsors might want to encourage more near-term thinking and promote achievable savings goals for their workers.

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Robo-Advisors Have No Impact on Industry

In spite of all the hype about robo-advisors on the financial-services industry, nearly half of the financial professionals surveyed recently cite no impact on the industry, according to a survey by LIMRA. Nearly every day, there are articles about robo-advisors and their potential impact in various financial news media. However, LIMRA’s survey reveals that nearly half of the financial professionals ...

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Most Small Employers Offering LTD Think It Is Beneficial

According to a survey released by the Consumer Federation of America and Unum, employers understand the value of long-term-disability (LTD) insurance for their employees. And those who offer it believe it serves the interests of their company.  Employers not offering LTD are more likely to overestimate its cost, underestimate the desire of employees for the product, and have difficulty in ...

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Household Finances Cause Highest Stress Levels For Americans

Daily stress that requires consumers’ time and attention and/or consumes their thoughts affects 7 in 10 Americans in one or more common areas such as finances, health, work, relationships and day-to-day life.

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