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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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


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