American Independent Marketing (AIM) announced that it will be re-launching its flagship agent-focused website, WhyAIM.com, as a free platform of insurance sales tools. Driven by customer demand, insurance sales are becoming more technology-driven. To support agents in this transition, AIM has developed WhyAIM.com. The website offers a comprehensive platform of sales tools, online resources and educational materials. Additionally, AIM is providing agents with marketing materials including direct mail campaigns, pre-written email templates and sales-focused agent websites. All agents need to do is create a free account on whyaim.com.
Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, announced the signing of a reseller agreement with SAP (NYSE: SAP). SAP will resell BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace as the SAP® U.S. Benefits Management application by Benefitfocus. Through this agreement, SAP will offer customers in the U.S. a powerful, end-to-end human capital management solution that improves benefits administration efficiency and platform user experience throughout the employee lifecycle. SAP U.S. Benefits Management by Benefitfocus – scheduled to be available soon from SAP – is a cloud application that will complement SAP’s market-leading core human resources and talent management solutions and help its customers with U.S. employee benefits enrollment and management.
Over the last decade, Legal & General America’s tele-application program, AppAssist, has continued improving and streamlining the life application process for agents and customers. Agents drop a simple ticket, and AppAssist takes the administrative burden of application fulfillment and case management from an agency, allowing more time for marketing, finding new clients and matching their needs with the right coverage. The application and related forms are completed via a 30-minute telephone interview by the in-house call center. At the end of the interview, customers can give verbal approval to submit the application and schedule a paramedical exam.
LOMA announced the awarding of the Fellow, Life Management Institute® (FLMI) designation to its 100,000th recipient, accentuating the positive impact the FLMI insurance education program has had on industry employees and organizations worldwide. The FLMI program is the world’s largest university-level education program in insurance and financial services. Established in 1932, the FLMI program teaches advanced insurance and financial concepts to build a deeper understanding of the insurance business. To earn the FLMI, candidates complete 10 rigorous courses that provide an industry-specific business education in the context of the insurance and financial services industry.
Retirement savers can now tap into their MassMutual RetireSmartSM account information any time day or night by pressing the new MassMutual RetireSmart mobile app on their Apple® and AndroidTM smartphones. The free app is now available in the Apple App StoreSM and Google PlayTM app store to participants in a 401(k) or other defined contribution retirement plan who already access their account through MassMutual’s RetireSmart.com web site. The app can be downloaded by searching “RetireSmart” or “MassMutual” in the Apple or Google stores. The new app is part of a broader, multi-app mobile technology strategy. MassMutual will introduce additional apps during the course of the year to meet a wide range of goals, including continual improvement, ease of doing business, retirement education and motivating retirement plan savers to become more retirement ready.