Low interest rates and regulatory changes are forcing many people in the life and health insurance industry to work longer hours for less pay, and much less certainty about the future, these days.
But, in spite of the challenges, insurers, industry groups and distributors have been forging ahead with charitable giving campaigns.
The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) recently raised money for its charitable foundation with an auction in Orlando, at the NAILBA 34 meeting.
The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) celebrated a Week of Giving by mobilizing 8,577 insurance industry volunteers in 76 cities to provide more than 25,000 hours of community service. IICF-supported events included seven programs aimed at getting small children interested in reading.