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New CMS Marketing Guidelines Regarding Non-Licensed Agents

CMS published new guidelines regarding termination and reporting of agents who are not appropriately licensed to sell Medicare Advantage and Part D plans.

Aetna Buys Genworth's Medicare Supplement Business

Aetna announced earlier this week an agreement to buy Genworth Financial’s Medicare Supplement business, which is underwritten by Continental Life.

Indexed Universal Life Sales Up 42%

Indexed Universal Life sales in first quarter 2011 were up 42% over the same period last year, according to’s Indexed Sales & Market Report.

Marrion: Low Caps Hurting Indexed Annuity Sales

Sales of indexed annuities were only up a disappointing 1% in the first quarter of 2011, according to LIMRA.

iPads Gaining Popularity Among Insurance Agents

Insurance agents are among the biggest adopters of the iPad for business use.

Guaranteed Universal Life Solutions from Mutual of Omaha

On May 1, Mutual of Omaha's Guaranteed Universal Life product line became Guaranteed Universal Life Solutions.

How Do Boomers Feel About Retirement, About You and the Products You Sell?

Get statistics on Boomers' attitudes on everything from retirement to annuities to their advisors.

Medicare Supplement Consumer Seminar Package

You can never have enough tools to promote your Medicare Supplement business!

Senior Market Sales® Launches Social Security Timing™ Software

New patent-pending software helps married couples maximize their Social Security benefit.

Are Health Insurance Commission Cuts Crippling Your Business?

Results of a National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) survey on minimum medical loss ration (MLR) requirements and agent commissions. 

Vacationers: "Does My Travel Policy Cover Terrorism?"

The death of Osama bin Laden put the world on high alert for possible reprisal attacks and, as a result, caused a lot of travelers to cancel vacation plans.

AdvancedApp: A New Life Application Process From North American

AdvancedApp is now available on all North American (NACOLAH) products for applicants ages 18-70 (any face amount).

3 Things to Consider About Med Supp Commissions

Agents need to be aware of some of the tactics carriers use to make their commission rate look more attractive without really paying more.

Medicare Supplement Revival

The number of newer Med Supp policies — those issued in the last 3 years — increased by 5.9% in 2010 when compared to 2009, according to Mark Farrah Associates.