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Politico: MLR Rule Could Decrease Commissions

A new federal health insurance rule in President Barack Obama’s health care law was supposed to crack down on wasteful administrative expenses, but insurance agents and brokers say they’re about to become unintended casualties.

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Robert Petrocelli named Council Vice President at New York Life

New York Life Insurance Company has named Robert H. Petrocelli, Jr., as Council Vice President, an honor bestowed annually on the New York Life agent with the second-highest performance achievements in the company. As Council Vice President, Petrocelli is a leader of the company’s elite national field force composed of 11,900 licensed New York Life agents. “Reaching the Council Vice ...

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What Producers Want

By Ayo Mseka A Life Insurance and Market Research Association (LIMRA) study finds that more than a quarter of producers consider the financial strength of an insurer one of the two most important factors in 2011. The study, What Producers Value: From Companies and Independent Intermediaries in 2011, examined the types of service and support provided by insurers, which producers ...

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NAIFA on Capitol Hill: April 11, 2012

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NAIFA Helped Me Build a Strong Agency

I’ve been a NAIFA member since 1977. As a new agent, NAIFA provided me with strong mentors, fellow NAIFA members who were willing to provide guidance in the profession not only to assure my own personal growth in knowledge, but my ethical standards as well.

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Delivering a Death Claim

As agents and advisors, our creed is to help society help itself. We support the American public in the most personal and meaningful ways. When everyone else is at the door with their hands out, we are there to give and aid those who need it the most.

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Americans Stay Focused on Their Personal Well-Being

By Ayo Mseka Facing an uncertain economic future and critical of government, Americans plan to remain focused on their personal well-being in 2012, according to TD Ameritrade’s annual New Year’s Resolution survey. Most respondents plan to make at least one personal resolution in 2012, the two most common being “have more fun” and “relax and reduce stress.” The strong need ...

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