American workers lack confidence, feel stressed about retirement
While 60 percent of workers share some optimism about their retirement, that number is falling, according to the 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey.
Insurance sector M&A activity to hit new heights in 2017
After a year on the sidelines due to market uncertainties, insurance companies plan to rev up their M&A activity in 2017.
AARP says GOP plan burdens older, lower-income Americans
About 3.2 million people ages 50 to 64 now use Affordable Care Act premium tax credits.
10 alarming facts about women and retirement risks
In recognition of National Women's History Month in March and International Women's Day on March 8, Transamerica released a study on retirement vulnerabilities unique to women.
Black Americans offer a huge opportunity in life insurance sales [infographic]
More than 60 percent of Black American households are likely to buy life insurance compared to 45 percent of the general population.
PriceWaterHouseCoopers, fake news and the future of trusted advisors
It’s been a long road back to gaining the public’s trust from the 2008 financial crisis, but the industry is making progress.
Nationwide completes Jefferson National acquisition
The addition of Jefferson National’s 4,000 RIAs and fee-based advisors makes 'for a perfect complement' to the insurance carrier’s distribution force.
Financial crisis still haunts middle-income baby boomers
Ten years after the Great Recession, only 2 percent of middle-income boomers feel the economy has fully recovered.
5 strategic business lessons from 2017's Academy Award nominees
By watching this year's best picture nominees, advisors can hone in on new ways to connect with clients, develop networks and perfect time management skills.
Maximize tax savings, minimize filing stress [with infographic]
According to a recent survey, 53 percent of Americans are not confident in their ability to accurately file their taxes without assistance.