Premium Increases Expected for Long-Term Care Insurance
Longer life spans and medical issues leave policyholders facing huge hikes.
Harold Evensky’s New Adventure
Evensky on what questions he plans to research for the advisory profession and what's next for his firm.
Bank Customer Satisfaction Returns to Prerecession Levels
Customers are happier with their banks despite higher fees, the American Customer Satisfaction Index says. Satisfaction with health insurers rose, too.
Armory Antiques Show Lures Collectors
New collectors are often surprised at the lengthy process involved in appraising and protecting antiques, says Kathleen Tierney of Chubb Personal Insurance.
The Future of Financial Advice? Maybe It’s Health Care
I suspect that financing health care will replace investments as the primary service demanded by advisory firm clients in the all-too-near future.
The Hartford to Exit Retirement-Plans Biz
The Hartford Financial Services Group agreed to sell its Retirement Plans business to Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. for $400 million in early September.
The Hartford Sells Retirement Plans Unit to MassMutual in $400 Million Deal
The agreement marks the second of three planned business sales, says Chairman, President and CEO Liam McGee.
Advisor Group to Acquire Woodbury
Advisor Group, part of the SunAmerica Financial Group, said in late July that it planned to buy Woodbury Financial Services from The Hartford.
AIG Advisor Group Buys Woodbury Financial
The wait is over. AIG and The Hartford announced Tuesday evening that the insurance giants had signed a definitive agreement to make Woodbury Financial Services part of AIG’s Advisor Group
Woodbury CEO: ‘Business as Usual’ as Hartford Prepares to Sell BD
CEO Patrick McEvoy suggests the increase in average production will make Woodbury a more attractive buy.