A variety of factors led to impressive quarterly sales for annuities and life insurance.
January 2019 |
No clear resolution on new index rules or practices for insurance products.
December 2018 |
Ohio National tells sellers they can kiss their trails goodbye.
November 2018 |
Health insurance brokers told researchers they expect to see a smaller and sicker individual risk pool as healthy, higher-
income consumers seek cheaper coverage.
October 2018 |
Regulators see the need for new standards. But what those standards look like is the subject of ongoing, and at times contentious, debate with many sides.
September 2018 |
There was no such thing as summer
vacation when it came to federal
regulations. We look at what’s happening
with the fiduciary rule and health care
August 2018 |
State and federal regulators have been battling for a decade to establish a fiduciary or best-interest standard for financial services. Much has happened already in 2018 to sap momentum from the Department of Labor and give it to the SEC. We handicap those agencies, plus what is happening at the state level.
June 2018 |
States are hardening their positions on the annuity best interest standard.
May 2018 |
A single-payer health care system is
a way of life in a number of countries
around the world. But not all of these
systems are the same, according to an
industry association leader who has
studied the issue.
April 2018 |
Besides the Department of Labor, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and individual states are piping up with their own standard, but will they harmonize?
March 2018 |