NU Online News Service, Dec. 16, 2003, 3:48 p.m. EST – The MIB Group Inc., Westwood, Mass., says U.S. life insurers checked 3.6% fewer life insurance applications in November than they checked in November 2002.[@@]
Activity for U.S. applicants over age 59 was much stronger than activity for U.S. applicants under age 45. MIB found that activity rose 6% for the older U.S. applicants but fell for younger applicants.
MIB also found that activity was weaker in Canada than in the United States.