NU Online News Service, May 13, 2004, 1:24 p.m. EDT – The MIB Group Inc., Westwood, Mass., says U.S. life insurers checked about as many life insurance applications in April as they checked in April 2003.[@@]
In April, activity for U.S. applicants over age 59 grew 6.9%, and activity for U.S. applicants under age 45 fell only 1%.
Although activity was flat, the market showed some signs of firming up. MIB has recorded drops in the overall U.S. activity level during most of the last 12 months.