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Merrill Lynch Study Finds Health Is the Cornerstone of a Happy Retirement, and Greatest Financial Worry

Research Explores Three Major Forces Redefining Retirement Planning – Empowered Health Care Consumers, Potential Rise in Chronic Disease, and the Cost of Longevity

CIAT: Changing Terrorism Threats Highlight Need For TRIA Reauthorization

The Coalition to Insure Against Terrorism today recognized the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks and highlighted the critical role the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act has played in providing economic stability in the face of ongoing national security threats.

Swiss Re Sees Catastrophe Reinsurance Price Slide Slow in 2015

Swiss Re Ltd, the world’s No. 2 reinsurer, said it expects price declines of natural-catastrophe reinsurance to slow in 2015.

A.M. Best Special Report: Surplus Lines Profits Rebound as Catastrophes Ease, But Rates Go Flat

Surplus lines insurers enjoyed some relief in 2013, with relatively light catastrophe losses after the devastation inflicted by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Integro Hires Middle Market Specialists

International insurance brokerage and risk management firm Integro Insurance Brokers today announced the bolstering of its middle market presence with the addition of two experienced brokers: Anne Webb, a Managing Principal, and Keren von Schmidt, a Principal, who will be based in the New York Office.

Brit to Launch Cyber Attack Product

Brit PLC, a market-leading global specialty insurer and reinsurer, has developed a unique insurance service to protect companies operating critical infrastructure and industrial machinery from terrorist and other malicious attacks, such as sabotage, espionage and theft.

Based on Mid-Year Plan Enrollment Data, Alegeus Technologies Finds That Employers That Have Adopted FSA Rollover Are Seeing Double-Digit FSA Enrollment Growth

Rollover allowance offers FSA program owners a clear path to incremental growth in both FSA enrollment and contributions, compared to flat overall FSA market growth

A New Approach to Retirement Income: Low-Cost Investment-Only Variable Annuities Can Generate More Income, Accumulate More Wealth and Leave Larger Legacy

New Research by Jefferson National and Retirement Income Professor Wade Pfau Compares Next-Generation vs Traditional Variable Annuities

Trusted Choice Social Media Campaign Raises $150,000 For Make-A-Wish

“Shared” posts from the Trusted Choice Facebook page during August raised funds for children’s charity.

Chubb Extends Security Services to Personal Insurance Customers

For more than 30 years, the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has offered kidnap/ransom and extortion services to commercial customers through the Ackerman Group.

A.M.BestTV: AIG Life Distribution Chief John Deremo: Consumers Need More Useful Life Products

The fifth in a series of special interviews A.M.BestTV is running in September to support Life Insurance Awareness Month is an interview with John Deremo, American International Group’s head of distribution for life products.

ACE Introduces New Employee Benefit Solution

ACE Group today announced the launch of GAP Supplement, a new employee benefit solution that provides employers with a cost effective way to supplement their underlying major medical plans.

TIAA-CREF Launches PlanFocus Website for Plan Sponsors

Provides plan sponsors with the tools and resources needed to help manage and optimize plans, drive outcomes and engage employees

A.M. Best Special Reports: U.S. P/C, Global Reinsurer Stocks Underperformed in First Half of 2014

A.M. Best has released separate Best’s Special Reports on the performance of property/casualty and reinsurance stocks in first half of 2014, with each report indicating that these respective sectors underperformed in comparison to the overall market.

A.M.BestTV: MassMutual Executive Vice President Michael Fanning: Face to Face Life Insurance Selling Is Vital

The fourth in a series of special interviews A.M.BestTV is running in September to support Life Insurance Awareness Month is an interview with Michael Fanning, an executive vice president at MassMutual Financial Group.

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