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U.K.’s Prudential Extends U.S. Variable Annuity Lead

Prudential Plc, the largest U.K. insurer by market value, extended its lead in U.S. variable annuity sales at its Jackson National Life unit as rivals scaled back. [...]

Potential Cost Of Earthquakes Is Growing, But Number Of Americans With Coverage Is Declining In Many Parts Of The Country

New Maps Reveal 42 States Are at Risk for Earthquakes; Only 7 Percent of Homeowners Have Earthquake Insurance Nationwide [...]

Schwab Survey Finds Workers Highly Value Their 401(k) but Are More Likely to Get Help Changing Their Oil Than Managing Their Investments

Majority of Participants Missing Out on Professional Investment Advice [...]

The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company will Donate $5,000 to Charity for Best Life Insurance Story

“Imagine the Possibilities,” a national Facebook contest, is seeking examples of the impact that life insurance can have on a person’s life [...]

Guardian Expands Student Loan Protection Coverage

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, one of the nation’s largest mutual life insurers and a leading provider of individual disability income insurance, is expanding its Student Loan Protection Rider to be available to anyone with student loan debt. [...]

LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute: Total Annuity Sales Improve Eight Percent in Second Quarter 2014

Total U.S. annuity sales reached $61.4 billion in second quarter, improving eight percent from prior year. [...]

California Insurance Agent Arrested In Chicago Faces 96 Felony Counts

Allegedly stole approximately $600,000 from multiple victims with multiple schemes [...]

Best's Review Magazine to Host August 22 Industry Roundtable Wrapping Up NAIC Summer Meeting

An insurance industry panel will review actions and developments from the NAIC Summer 2014 National Meeting and discuss next steps from the meeting in a special one-hour webinar set for Friday, August 22 at 2 p.m. EDT. [...]

Healthcare’s Trillion Dollar Transformation Comes to Life at MediFuture

Senior leaders convene to accelerate change, experience health and wellness innovation [...]

MAXIMUS Simplifies Medicaid Program Management with DecisionPoint Solutions

Debut Today at Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference [...]

Northwestern Mutual's Childhood Cancer Program Marks Two-Year Milestone by Funding More Than 35,000 Hours Of Life-Saving Research To Date

Efforts in two years support nearly 3,000 families; year three kicks off with nearly $900,000 in additional funding to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation [...]

Business Insurance Magazine Honors Two Wells Fargo Insurance Brokers with 40 Under 40 Broker Awards

Drew Bolger and Matt Seidler recognized for leadership, expertise and dedication to service [...]

Towers Watson Appoints Eric Speer as Global Head of Risk Consulting and Software

Global professional services company Towers Watson today announced the appointment of Eric Speer as global leader for the company’s Risk Consulting and Software business. [...]

American National Selects iPipeline AFFIRM for Annuities to Automate Advisor Selling Process

Advisor Order-Entry Solution Provides Customized Workflows and Reviews to Support FINRA, SEC and State Compliance [...]

Best’s Journal: Consolidation and Diversification Drive Insurance Mergers and Acquisitions in First Half 2014

Global mergers and acquisitions across the insurance industry continued at a steady pace in the first half of 2014, as companies pursued deals that would broaden their footprint or take advantage of new and developing markets [...]




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