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NAIFA P+P Conference Takes to Orlando

More than 800 attendees, including NAIFA-NYS members and staff, took to Orlando for the September 11 to 14 NAIFA Performance + Purpose Annual Conference.  Attendees enjoyed high-energy keynote speeches (including one from a former Green Beret), powerful and often emotional remarks from industry leaders, thoughts [...]

By | September 17th, 2019|Categories: Member News, Members|0 Comments

Buffalo Affiliate to Host Charity Golf Tournament

Help our Buffalo affiliate give back to the community on September 23, when the group hosts its annual charity golf event benefiting the Phoenix Adaptive Program.  The program focuses on adults and children with special needs, matching each person with a dedicated volunteer and a trained [...]

By | September 4th, 2019|Categories: Member News|0 Comments

Statement of NAIFA-NYS President Phil Held on the Passing of Senator William Larkin

The life insurance agents and financial advisors join the many other New Yorkers mourning the passing of longtime state Senator William Larkin.  Our sympathies go out to his wife, Pat, son Bill, and many other relatives and friends. Bill Larkin was a friend to so many, [...]

By | September 3rd, 2019|Categories: NAIFA-NYS Legislative Updates, New York Issues, News Alerts|0 Comments

Departure of DOL Secretary May Delay Fiduciary Rule Rewrite

The resignation of DOL Secretary Alexander Acosta on July 12 may impact the agency's rewrite of its controversial fiduciary duty rule, as it's unclear whether an Acting Secretary─not confirmed by the Senate, in other words─would be comfortable taking on such a notorious project. According to the [...]

By | July 12th, 2019|Categories: News Alerts|0 Comments

NAIFA-NYS Announces New Leadership Team

NAIFA-NYS Announces New Leadership Team to Strengthen the Voice of Life Insurance Agents in New York Albany, New York, July 3, 2019 — A new leadership team of financial professionals from across New York State has taken charge of the National Association of Insurance and Financial [...]

By | July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Member News, New York Issues|0 Comments

NYS Assembly Passes Our CE Credit Bill, 101-0

On June 18, the New York State Assembly approved unanimously—in a 101-0 vote—the NAIFA-NYS continuing education (CE) credit bill.  The legislation, which passed the NYS Senate 60-0 on June 7, would require the Superintendent of the Dept. of Financial Services (DFS) to grant three (3) CE [...]

By | June 18th, 2019|Categories: NAIFA-NYS Legislative Updates, New York Issues, News Alerts|0 Comments