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The Race Is On: NAIFA, Others Push for State Approval of NAIC “Best Interest” Model

State insurance regulators finally have hammered out their "best interest" model regulation for annuities, and now NAIFA and other industry players are pushing states around the country, both liberal and conservative, to pass the new [...]

By | February 20th, 2020|Categories: News Alerts|0 Comments

Social Security “Blind Spots”: the Facts that Few People Know

According to a new survey from SimplyWise, there are five common blind spots in people's understanding of Social Security benefits and requirements--and that, of course, highlights the critical need for consumers to rely on a [...]

By | February 13th, 2020|Categories: News Alerts|0 Comments

With Clock Ticking, Will DOL Propose New Fiduciary Rule?

Industry observers have been wondering when the Department of Labor (DOL) will issue its new fiduciary rule--a replacement for the Obama-era rule that the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down in March 2018--ever since [...]

By | February 7th, 2020|Categories: News Alerts|0 Comments

Legislative Breakfast Comes to Rochester

NAIFA-Rochester hosted Day 2 of this year's Western New York legislative breakfast tour, featuring association leaders and members, state lawmakers and staff, and senior members of the NAIFA-NYS government relations team.  On the agenda [...]

By | February 7th, 2020|Categories: Member News|0 Comments

Buffalo Legislative Breakfast Kicks Off 2020 Tour

The 2020 NAIFA-NYS legislative breakfast tour began, as it has traditionally, in Buffalo - one of the state's strongest local associations.  State and regional leadership, including NAIFA-NYS President and NAIFA-Buffalo past president Phil Held, [...]

By | February 6th, 2020|Categories: Member News|0 Comments

79 Percent of Employers Say Their Workers Struggle Financially

A new report finds that 79 percent of employers believe their workers face "persistent" financial problems, including high credit card, childcare, and other consumer debt; medical expenses; and problems saving for retirement.   The 2019 MassMutual Workplace [...]

By | December 5th, 2019|Categories: News Alerts|0 Comments