Insurance Update: Kiss of Death?
Everybody seems to agree that life settlements themselves have a valid function. After all, if you've got a sizeable policy but no longer need the...
Careful What You Wish For
Last month we talked with Sandy Praeger, president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) about changes suggested for the insurance industry within the...
One of the issues surrounding stranger-oriented life insurance, is that investors providing life settlements in exchange for being named beneficiaries have no insurable interest in...
Variable annuities suffered a blow last month when President Bush's new tax law, the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003, failed to...
Flurry of Activity
As Congress winds down, stalled bills see action--o
Regulate Us, Life Insurers Say
Federal regulation of life insurers would be good
Washington says it's trying to protect consumers,