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Supplemental Benefits to Benefit from ACLI Lobbying

The American Council of Life Insurers, the long-time lobbying arm of the life insurance industry, is expanding its efforts to include supplemental health benefits. Its advocacy program will now include insurance products such as dental, vision, and critical illness insurance products, as well as...

American Financial Lives Coming Off Hold

Economic conditions have a way of putting financial plans on the shelf. But when things improve, consumers feel less constrained, creating opportunities not only for themselves and their families, but also for their insurance agents and financial advisors. That’s the takeaway from a new survey...

Boost Your Credibility in the Age of Fake News

Welcome to the Age of Mistrust . . . a time when people question the truth of what they read and doubt the integrity of those they meet. It’s an era in which skepticism has replaced faith and in which consumers are not surprised when a trusted advisor becomes a scoundrel. As you can imagine,...

South Carolina Introduces Insurance Data Security Law

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed an insurer data security bill into law on May 14, 2018, making the state the first in the nation to enact a version of the NAIC Insurance Data Security Model Law. The law will become effective on January 1, 2019 and apply to insurance companies,...