Federal Roundup

Federal Roundup

Government Relations Committee 2015 Priorities At the National Association for Fixed Annuities (NAFA), our primary mission is to promote the awareness and understanding ...
State Roundup

State Roundup

A Brief History of the NAIC Model Laws Affecting Fixed Annuities In the 143 years since the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) passed its very first ...
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Guidelines for Use of Professional Designations

NAFA Guiding Principles are published by the NAFA Education Committee for annuity professionals to help them prepare to better communicate with consumers. The following ...

State Roundup

State Advocacy Priorities: A Look at the Year Ahead By NAFA General Legal Counsel Pamela Heinrich, Esq. 2014 is shaping up to be a very interesting year politically, and ...
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It’s Time to Remove the Gag Order on Guaranty Fund Disclosure

Section 19 of the NAIC LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION MODEL ACT 520 prohibits the “advertisement of the Insurance Guaranty Association in insurance sales.”  ...

Idaho DOI Files Intent to Promulgate Rule on Suitability in Annuity Transactions

On Thursday, July 19, 2010 NAFA participated in a public hearing (see p. 100) with the Idaho Department of Insurance, during which the Department discussed its intent ...

State Roundup

Suitability in Annuity Transactions: Status Update on State Adoption of the NAIC Model Regulation At this April 2012, twenty-three States and the District of Columbia1 have ...

Fast Annuity Facts

Fixed Annuity Complaints from Consumers Remain Low Milwaukee, WI (January 9, 2012) – Updated statistics released by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners ...