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ACLI, NAIFA File Legal Challenge Against Harmful Regulation to Retirement Savers

NAIFA’s Executive Committee during its June 1 meeting adopted a motion authorizing NAIFA to join the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) in a judicial challenge to the Department of Labor fiduciary rule. WilmerHale filed the lawsuit in federal court earlier today.

NAIFA-NYS Successfully Urges the New York Department of Financial Services to Increase Training Allowance Subsidy Limits

In January, senior NAIFA-NYS officials held the first in a series of regulatory affairs discussions with the representatives of several bureaus [...]

Action Taken: Senate Introduces Three Bills and House Marks Up Its DOL Alternative

The Senate has introduced three bills as companion legislation to the House’s “Roskam-Neal-Roe-Larson” legislation introduced in December. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) [...]

NEW: Alex Tronco’s Agency Receives Top Honors for Its Fundraising to Combat Childhood Cancer

Northwestern Mutual-Capital Region and Managing Partner Alex Tronco raised more than $23,000 through 280 volunteer hours in 2015. The local office [...]


Albany, New York, May 19, 2016 —At a celebratory dinner to recognize the exceptional achievements of life insurance agents in New York, NAIFA-NYS on May 16 honored two of its own—Alex Tronco of Northwestern Mutual as winner of the prestigious Spencer L. McCarty Award and Prudential Advisors’ Albert Brodbeck as recipient of the Ben Brewster Government Relations Award. Joining in the Annual Conference and Day on the Hill event, as a sign that NAIFA-NYS is re-emerging as an important player in the life insurance industry, were Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and Senator Alfonse D’Amato.

NAIFA-NYS Annual Conference & Day on the Hill Round-Up

It was a success! From May 15 to 17, the new NAIFA-NYS brought together an array of honored guests and industry experts to discuss cutting-edge issues facing our industry—and made Day on the Hill a priority again. Here’s a quick round-up…

3105, 2016

NAIFA Names Jason Carter, LUTCF, the 2016 Young Advisors Team Leader of the Year

NAIFA – Texarkana Member is the Seventh Recipient of the Award 2016 YAT Leader of the Year Jason Carter The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) has named Jason Carter, LUTCF, the 2016 [...]

2405, 2016

What Worries Americans the Most

Data released recently by Hartford Funds uncover Americans’ top financial concerns as they age, as well as what worries them the most about their aging parents. Overwhelmingly, Americans worry about becoming a financial burden on [...]

1805, 2016

Millennials and Gen Xers Worry More About Disability than Older Workers

In the 2016 Insurance Barometer Study, 56 percent of consumers said they were concerned about supporting themselves if they became disabled and could not work. Specifically, 7 in 10 Gen X and Millennials consumers said [...]

1205, 2016

Invest in You. Because we do.

By Kevin Mayeux, CAE, NAIFA CEO Your NAIFA membership is an investment that pays off by helping you succeed in a challenging and often rewarding career.  Numerous studies show that NAIFA members earn more than [...]

505, 2016

Two-Thirds of Americans Do Not Own DI insurance

May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month, a good time to shine the spotlight on the state of DI insurance in America. According to Northwestern Mutual’s 2016 Planning & Progress Study, half of Americans rely on [...]

1506, 2016

NAIFA Applauds Senior $afe Act of 2016

NAIFA sends letter supporting Senior $afe Act to House Finance Committee.

806, 2016

NAIFA and ACLI File Legal Challenge Against DOL Fiduciary Rule

NAIFA and the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) have filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the U.S. Department of Labor’s fiduciary regulation. 

706, 2016

NAIFA applauds NAIC’s Efforts to Raise Consumer Awareness of Retirement Security

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has launched Insure U microsite to encourage consumers “to get smart about insurance and your retirement security” and to help them understand that financial security encompasses a broad

2505, 2016

Gaudreau, Mayeux Address NAIFA's Congressional Conference

NAIFA President Jules Gaudreau and CEO Kevin Mayeux spoke to NAIFA's 2016 Congressional Conference about the importance of advisors’ political involvement to their clients and the insurance and financial services industry.

2005, 2016

NAIFA Members to Meet with Lawmakers May 25

The Department of Labor’s final rule to expand the definition of investment advisor fiduciaries under ERISA is complex and poses uncertainty on how the rule will impact retirement investors’ access to affordable products or advice,

  • NAIFA NYS president Lawrence Holzberg LUTCF

NAIFA – NYS President Asked to Serve on National Task Force – NAIFA 20/20

Jules Gaudreau, NAIFA National’s 2015 – 2016 President introduced a new, strategic initiative in late September, and our own NAIFA – NYS President, Larry Holzberg, was asked to serve on this very small, elite and [...]

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