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Critics & supporters of DOL fiduciary rule agree: new state fiduciary rules, like NV's, to create chaos, confusion. https://t.co/ITYEaKqc19
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- 21 hours ago

Study: 90% of investors like idea of guaranteed income; just 46% know annuities offer it. Big opportunity 4 advisors.https://t.co/bNsjKTPKkH
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- 3 days ago

Tax Reform: losing big deductions could cause taxes to rise for retirees and make retirement planning a challenge. https://t.co/FHyvqQMx4F
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- 6 days ago

House Financial Services Comm. approves bill to kill DOL fiduciary rule, and 2 other advisor-related bills. https://t.co/wgufdmLGXp
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- 6 days ago

RT @NAIFAAdvocacy: First State-Run Retirement Plan Faces Legal Challenge https://t.co/DGGKP2AeBp
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- 7 days ago

Trump issues Exec Order calling for expanding Assoc. Health Plans (AHPs)/sale of health coverage across state lines. https://t.co/ezHLAd701K
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- 7 days ago

More than 25% of seniors say retirement is worse than they thought it would be, cite financial challenges. https://t.co/DXLkkcIp6c
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- 9 days ago

OR state-run retirement plan is "guinea pig" for other states.Pilot program over: employers must sign up by mid-Nov. https://t.co/rOY6jugGi8
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- 13 days ago

Consumer group urges DOL, SEC, FINRA to look for fiduciary rule violations, at brokers' use of more fee-based accts. https://t.co/S4bgUSPBpz
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- 14 days ago

House passes 2018 budget resolution, intended as a step toward tax reform. 219 to 206 vote. https://t.co/TfPjQPkL02
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IMPORTANT:  Guidelines for Complying with the DFS Cyber-Security Regulation

NAIFA-NYS is providing detailed guidance, updated frequently, on what the regulation requires.  Click HERE to learn who must comply, what a “covered entity” is, what data needs protection, how third parties factor in, how to decide if you qualify for a limited exemption, how reporting of cyber breaches may work, and what deadlines/effective dates you need to know.

Key Implementation Dates DFS Frequently Asked QuestionsText of Regulation

DFS Has Extended the Deadline to Apply for Exemption from the Cyber Reg.  NEW DEADLINE is Oct. 30. 

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GOP Leaders Unveil Tax Reform Framework

A “Big 6” of GOP leaders has released a framework for overhauling the nation’s tax system.  Read the controversial, wide-ranging plan HERE.  Click HERE for a NAIFA summary.

 

    Couldn’t attend our September 20 webinar? Click HERE to view the 
presentation.

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NAIFA Chautauqua Holds First Meeting of 2017-2018 Year

Our NAIFA Chautauqua association kicked off its 2017-2018 year with a Board meeting and luncheon on Tuesday, September 19th.  NAIFA-NYS' Legislative Director, Mark Yavornitzki, was pleased to drive out to Jamestown to renew the state's ties with [...]

Rochester Association Holds Successful Luncheon, Briefing

Our increasingly active NAIFA Rochester association held a special June 23 luncheon - a time for fellowship, yes, and for briefing attendees on the NAIFA-NYS Day on the Hill in Albany, the NAIFA Congressional Conference in DC, [...]

GMR is Back! Legislative Breakfasts Return Downstate

As proof that GMR lives again, our downstate association held two legislative breakfasts - May 31 in Tarrytown and June 2 in Melville - that concluded our extremely successful 2017 local legislative breakfast program.  It was [...]

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Millennials’ Enthusiasm Paints Rosy Future for Insurance Industry

October 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Millennials who work at independent insurance agencies are so enthusiastic about their industry, that the vast majority – 82 percent -- are encouraging their friends and family to also get into the line of work, [...]

DFS Offers Guidance on Cyber Reg. Compliance

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

In response to frequent interested-party requests for guidance, including from NAIFA-NYS, regarding how to comply with the new cyber-security regulation, the DFS recently released answers to two critical concerns:  (1) whether certain covered entities can file notices [...]

Americans Aren’t Buying Life Insurance, But Why?

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

A recent survey of 1,001 adults finds that 37 percent of them do not have life insurance, and nearly 60 percent of that group thinks the coverage is just too expensive.  Those without life insurance also tend to [...]

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