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Retirement Plan Insurers Expanding Mobile and Social Capabilities

plan participants expect the same level of transactional capability from their mobile devices that they experience in retail and other mobile friendly industries, Novarica finds.

plan participants expect the same level of transactional capability from their mobile devices that they experience in retail and other mobile friendly industries, Novarica finds.

Mercer to Acquire Private Markets Specialist SCM Strategic Capital Management AG

Mercer announced today that, subject to regulatory approvals, it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SCM Strategic Capital Management AG, a Swiss-based specialist private markets advisor and delegated solutions provider.

Securian Financial Group Acquires Majority Interest in Insurance Asset Manager

Transaction more than triples Securianís external insurance assets under management

American Beacon Advisors Reaches Agreement to be Acquired by Kelso & Company and Estancia Capital Management

American Beacon Advisors, Inc., an experienced provider of investment advisory services to institutional and retail markets, announced today that its parent company, Lighthouse Holdings, Inc., has reached a definitive agreement to be acquired by investment funds affiliated with Kelso & Company and Estancia Capital Management, two leading private equity firms

Prestige International Deploys EIS Group's Core Systems

The insurance software is helping Prestige lower costs associated with claim adjudicating services for automobile extended warranty products.

The insurance software is helping Prestige lower costs associated with claim adjudicating services for automobile extended warranty products.

Securian to Buy $16.4 Billion Asset Manager From Stone Point

Insurers have been buying asset managers to add fee revenue from third-party clients.

Insurers have been buying asset managers to add fee revenue from third-party clients.

Fitch's Inside Credit: Eurozone Banks' Sovereign Exposure and the U.S. Corporate Bond Market

The impact of possible limits on eurozone banks' exposure to sovereigns and shifting issuance patterns in the U.S. corporate bond market were top stories in this week's edition of Fitch Ratings' Inside Credit.

Sorrento Pacific-Michael White Report: Wealth Management Income Grows to Record First Half

Bank and thrift holding companies (BHCs/THCs) tallied a record $71.22 billion in wealth management income in first half 2014, up 6.2% from $67.05 billion in first half 2013, according to the new Sorrento Pacific-Michael White Bank Wealth Management Report

U.S. Says Obamacare Numbers Erroneously Inflated by Dental Plans

The accurate number with full health-care plans is 6.7 million as of Oct. 15, says a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The accurate number with full health-care plans is 6.7 million as of Oct. 15, says a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Humana and CVS/pharmacy to Offer In-Store Health Insurance Payment

Individual plan members now can pay monthly premiums at retail locations.

Individual plan members now can pay monthly premiums at retail locations.

Travelers Warns of 5 Types of Theft to Watch for this Holiday Season

Tips for consumers and businesses include reviewing credit reports, keeping purchased items out of sight in vehicles, and deploying a risk management plan.

Tips for consumers and businesses include reviewing credit reports, keeping purchased items out of sight in vehicles, and deploying a risk management plan.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Launches Fraud Defense Network

The cross-industry alliance will provide a platform for insurers, financial services companies and others to share resources, information and intelligence to fight fraud.

The cross-industry alliance will provide a platform for insurers, financial services companies and others to share resources, information and intelligence to fight fraud.

Steady Rise in IT Operational Spending Expected for 2015

Budgets for IT operational spending in the coming year will look better than the previous four years, but only by a bit, according to a new Computer Economics study.

Budgets for IT operational spending in the coming year will look better than the previous four years, but only by a bit, according to a new Computer Economics study.

Internet of Things: 25B IoT Devices By 2020 Says Gartner

The sudden expansion of connected things will boost the economic impact of the IoT as consumers, businesses, city authorities, hospitals and many other entities find new ways in which to exploit the technology.

The sudden expansion of connected things will boost the economic impact of the IoT as consumers, businesses, city authorities, hospitals and many other entities find new ways in which to exploit the technology.

New Mexico Mutual Insurance Picks DataCare Workers’ Comp App

Insurer and technology provider to partner on initiatives to improve customer service, increase operational efficiency and maximize compliance.

Insurer and technology provider to partner on initiatives to improve customer service, increase operational efficiency and maximize compliance.

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