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LIC Events Offer Fraternal Discount

The Alliance supports its members participating in LIC events. Check out these affordable and valuable options coming up this fall… Read More


Catholic life insurer reaches historic milestone of $1 billion in assets

Catholic United Financial has announced that for the first time in the company’s 141-year history, its total assets have exceeded one billion dollars… Read More


Kroll Bond Rating Agency – Assigned Ratings

KBRA Affirms Insurance Financial Strength Rating for Catholic Order of Foresters Read More

Conning: Life Insurance Sector Catching Up in Terms of Innovation

Both internal and external pressures are weighing on the life insurance sector to drive innovation and technology adoption… Read More


AM BestTV: U.S. Life Fraternals Could Harness Social Media and Education to Grow Membership, Say AM Best Analysts

In this AMBestTV episode Edward Kohlberg and David Marek, both with AM Best, explain how the U.S. fraternal life insurers are challenged by a competitive middle market and shrinking consumer wallet, but could see potential growth through… Read More

Half Of Consumers Think Life Insurance Not Relevant: AALU Survey

Life insurance isn’t selling like it used to, and one industry organization wants to find out why… Read More

In Search Of A Unicorn: Tech Investors Turn To Life Insurance

Every few years, tech investors and startups will label a new industry “hot,” and insurtech is steaming. The insurtech industry is continuing to deliver record-setting funding rounds, as well as… Read More Announces Major Enhancements to its Comparative Life Insurance Rater, New Innovations Empower Life Insurance Shoppers to Make Smarter Decisions, the online life insurance price comparison service that offers instant quotes from 43 leading life insurers, today unveiled a suite of innovative enhancements that… Read More


NAIC Working Group Pushes Annuity Suitability Standard Forward

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners group working on developing a standard for consumers’ best interest in annuity sales made some headway on Nov. 5 after months of discussion, but… Read More
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Europe Wants Your Annuity

Trump officials may fall for the EU’s insurance regulation this week… Read More
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Millennials + Insurance: 10 Takeaways For The Digital Age

When it comes to industry disruption, Millennials are often the disruptors… Read More

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