Results of strategic review initiated by activist investor mean big changes for Des Moines-based global financial company, which will now focus on its higher-growth businesses in effort to make it a more capital-efficient company.
Posted: Jun 28, 2021
LifeGuide Partners says drop in life expectancy caused by pandemic should increase the value of life settlement offers.
Posted: Jun 23, 2021
LTCG’s Annual Cost of Care Report benchmarks the prices of senior care, ranks most and least expensive states for home health aides and nursing homes.
Posted: Jun 21, 2021
When lifestyles dictate the kind of coverage one needs, seniors seek consultative help in making their best choice among the proliferation of alternatives, says Ensurem CEO Dave Rich.
Posted: May 27, 2021
Sales of whole life insurance were up 12.9% in the third quarter of 2020, making it the only category that shined amid an otherwise dismal quarter for life insurance. Sales totaled $1,053.2 million, which while besting the second quarter in...
Posted: Dec 01, 2020
The percentage of Americans who own life insurance continues to decline, largely driven by eroding interest among mass market consumers under the age of 45. That’s a key finding of the recently released J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Life Insurance N...
Posted: Nov 23, 2020
The organizers behind InsureTech Connect put out a “save the date” this week for the 2021 edition of the conference, which is focused on getting back to a live, in-person event in a hopefully post-pandemic world by next fall. “We learned ma...
Posted: Nov 18, 2020
More than two-thirds (70%) of 2019 long-term care insurance policy claimants received initial benefit payments for care at home according to new data from the
Posted: Nov 16, 2020
A new ValuePenguin.com survey has exposed the uncertainty that many feel about health insurance — 1 in 2 Americans do not know the answers to basic health insurance questions. More worryingly, 72% of Americans expressed confusion and uncert...
Posted: Nov 12, 2020
Total annuity sales were $54.8 billion in the third quarter, up 13% from the second quarter 2020 but 8% lower than prior year results, according to preliminary results from the Secure Retirement Institute (
Posted: Nov 04, 2020
Without the right resources and training, succeeding in a financial services profession is extremely challenging. In fact, it takes just four years for more than 80% of new financial professionals to leave the industry. That finding from LI...
Posted: Nov 02, 2020