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The SEC's long-awaited study on fiduciary standards calls for adoption of a uniform fiduciary standard of care for broker-dealers and investment advisors.
Annexus and Aviva have reacted quickly to FL S 2176, releasing two new products specifically for Florida that are compliant with the new law.
Lack of Medicare dental coverage, a growing senior population, and dental care-related medical concerns are increasing the demand for Senior Dental insurance.
The economic crisis of 2008 sparked a flight to safety among investors, especially retirees. But a study indicates that some went too far.
The following information will help you assist MA members with the transition from MA to Med Supp from January 1st to February 14th when the ADP ends.
Effective Jan. 1, 2011, New York Regulation 194—“Producer Compensation Transparency”—requires insurance agents to disclose compensation details to clients.
Florida law FL S 2176 goes into effect January 1, 2011 and limits surrender charges on the annuity products insurance carriers can issue to “Senior consumers.”
CMS announced that it will create a Special Election Period that allows Medicare beneficiaries to enroll in 5-star MA plans at any point during the year.
Starting in 2011, Part D enrollees whose incomes exceed $85,000 (for individuals) or $170,000 (for joint tax returns) will pay more for their Part D premium.
According to a recent survey by LIMRA, almost 8 in 10 American households do not have a life insurance agent or broker, and most of them say they never did.
Fixed Indexed Annuities are under attack once again in the financial media.
The Health Care Reform bill eliminated the OEP and replaced it with an Annual Disenrollment Period (ADP) that runs from January 1 to February 14.
In case you need a reminder that CMS is always watching, see last week’s announcement of CMS sanctions on three Medicare health and drug plan sponsors.
Indexed annuity sales for the third quarter totaled $8.7 billion, up 6% from last quarter and, with one more quarter to go, are on pace for a record year.
November is designated as national Long-Term Care Awareness Month to build awareness for the type of care needed by those with a chronic illness or disability.