Former Iowa Insurance Deputy Commissioner Mumford Dies

Former Iowa Insurance Deputy Commissioner Jim Mumford passed away on Sept. 14, 2015. Well-known for his fair and balanced approach to annuity regulation and unwavering commitment ...
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Philip Hudgins Appointed President of InVida Financial Network

Company Also Announces Management Team Addition InVida Financial Network (InVida) has appointed insurance industry veteran Philip Hudgins as President. In this capacity, ...
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Partners Advantage Appoints Charlie Gipple as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Partners Advantage Insurance Services, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlie Gipple as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Gipple will manage all ...
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INDEXED SALES HAVE A STRONG START TO 2015

Wink, Inc. Releases First Quarter, 2015 Indexed Sales Results Pleasant Hill, Iowa. May 21, 2015- Forty-nine indexed annuity carriers participated in the 71st edition of ...
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Federal Roundup

Insurance Industry Approaches Its Next Regulatory Crossroads: Fiduciary Standards   A fiduciary standards firestorm has ignited in Washington D.C. as the Administration, ...
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NAFA Selects Industry Veteran, Charles R. “Chip” Anderson, as New Executive Director

Washington, D.C. – Following a widespread and in-depth search across multiple industries, the National Association for Fixed Annuities (NAFA) is proud to  announce ...
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Addressing the Long-Term Care Funding Crisis – Part 2

Court cases and legislative action around the country are holding advisors to the true standard of fiduciary responsibility when it comes to advising clients. Editor’s ...
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Protecting from Hack Attack: Annuity Professionals Need Cyber Security and Data Breach Insurance

As an insurance agent, you offer a service that will provide your clients and their families with protection against some of life’s unfortunate, unexpected events. But ...
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Samuel R. Lane Honored as 2014 Recipient of Annual Bo Johnson Spirit Award for Lifetime Achievement at NAFA IMO Summit

Samuel R. Lane, the founder of Fairlane Financial Corporation was announced as the 2014 recipient of NAFA’s Insurance Marketing Advisory Council’s (IMAC) Bo Johnson ...
Explaining and Measuring Return

INCOME ANNUITIES:

Explaining and Measuring Return PART ONE An income annuity or a pension has some elements similar to an investment. Like a bond, you give an insurance company a sum of money ...