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Toney Chimienti , Walt Podgurski, Pride Scanlan, & Jim Ward Inducted Into The Worksite Marketing Hall-Of-Fame

The Workplace Benefits Association is pleased to announce that Toney Chimienti , Walt Podgurski, Pride Scanlan, & Jim Ward Inducted Into The Worksite Marketing Hall-Of-Fame. [...]

Taiwan Insurers Seek Ways to Invest $580 Billion of Assets

Taiwan’s insurers are seeking new investments, from securitized government assets to Chinese bonds, to boost returns on their $580 billion of assets, according to Taiwan’s Life Insurance Association. [...]

Four Benefits-Planning Essentials for Employers Launching Onsite Healthcare Services for Employees

Crowne Consulting Group and CareHere help employers navigate compliance issues for onsite-healthcare services and employee-wellness centers [...]

U.S. Employers Expect Health Care Costs to Rise 4% in 2015

Companies plan to continue subsidizing and managing benefits while taking aggressive action to keep costs down [...]

Managing Employee Benefits with a Cell Phone

Employers who provide mobile access to group life beneficiary management help employees receive full value from an important benefit [...]

Life Insurance Accounts for Almost Half of Inforce Voluntary Premium According to a Recent Eastbridge Report

According to Eastbridge Consulting Group’s U.S. State ESI and EPI Data for 2013 report, life insurance has the largest share of inforce with term and UL/WL accounting for a total of 47% of all inforce. [...]

New Report Finds Public-Sector Employees Still Uncertain about Retirement

Survey conducted by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence and TIAA-CREF Institute finds healthcare costs continue to be a major source of concern [...]

Mutual of Omaha Launches Group Accident Insurance

Mutual of Omaha, a leading provider of group benefits, has announced a new Accident product that allows employers to enhance their benefits coverage, while providing employees and their loved ones with added protection if an accident occurs. [...]

NYDFS Announces Standard Chartered Bank to Suspend Dollar Clearing For High-Risk Clients in Hong Kong

Pay $300 Million Penalty; Take Other Remedial Steps After Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Failures [...]

Melissa Bottolfson Promoted to Director of Supervision and Operations for Allianz Life Wholesale Broker/Dealer

Melissa Bottolfson was recently promoted to director of Supervision and Operations for Allianz Life Financial Services, LLC, the wholesale broker/dealer of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America [...]

Robert R. Johnson, Ph.D., CFA, CAIA to Lead The American College

Assumes President And CEO Post October 1; Broadens The College’s Financial Services Reach [...]

Social Intelligence to Provide Social Media Analytics Engine to the National Insurance Crime Bureau to Combat Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Social Intelligence Workbench Analyzes Social Media to Identify and Mitigate Fraud [...]

Vikaran Solutions Congratulates Patriot National Inc.

Novarica Impact Award Win Recognizes Successful Legacy Replacement and Use of Modern Technology for Productivity, Efficiency and Operational Gains [...]

Fitch: Commercial Mortgage Market Heats up for U.S. Life Insurers

Life insurers in search of yield have increased their focus on the commercial mortgage market, according to a new report by Fitch Ratings [...]

M&A Deals To Shake Up Ranks Of Insurer-Owned Banks

Two pending sales stand to further shrink the overall banking presence of entities primarily deemed to be engaged in the business of insurance. [...]




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