Supervision Standards & Strategies (LOMA Resource)
Despite headwinds from a sluggish economy, low interest rates, and mounting regulatory pressure, life insurers have more opportunities for success than ever.
Marijuana: Not Just Blowing Smoke (RGA)
As more governments liberalize cannabis regulations, the mortality and morbidity impacts of this drug as well as its potential benefits when used for medicinal purposes will be of great interest to the insurance industry. This research presents statistics on marijuana use and the results of several studies on its effects.
6 Technology Priorities for Individual Life Carriers
The individual life marketplace continues to be hyper-competitive with technology playing an ever larger role in insurers’ ability to attract, retain and profitably serve clients. With the release of our new Business & Technology Trends: Individual Life report, it is an ideal time to highlight six technology priorities in this area.
Prudential Exec Issues 6-point Call for Industry Transformation
Buffeted by economic, social and demographic changes of recent decades, life insurers and their agents and brokers are being challenged as never before. If the industry is to surmount competitive threats, then it will have to thoroughly revamp long-standing business practices.
John Hancock Goes For The Consumer Wellness Data
John Hancock earlier this month released with great fanfare a “whole new approach to life insurance” that lowers premiums for customers who live healthier lives by agreeing to submit data to a wellness company.
Is Dementia Just Gradually Slowing Down? (Gen Re)
Dementia is associated with growing old and has a devastating impact on individuals’ capacity to self-care. The organization Alzheimer’s Disease International projects there will be more than 75 million people with dementia worldwide by 2030.
The 5 I's In Underwriting
The benefits of next generation underwriting for complex risks are quantifiable and real. So – when, where, and how to start?
Cigar Smoking Poses Much the Same Danger As Cigarettes
Smoking cigars carries the same health risks as smoking cigarettes, according to a new review published online April 24 in BMC Public Health.