Frictionless Business and the Future of Life Insurance
The age of traditional business partnerships is long past. Today, strategic partnerships offer life insurers the ability to expand their businesses into new ecosystems. Whether investing in insurtechs or collaborating with partners in complementary industries, life insurers can build partnerships based not only on strategy, product and services but also on the merging of technology and the sharing of platforms.
The Impact of Simplified Underwriting on Life Insurance
In this episode of LIMRA Unplugged, LIMRA Research Director Alison Salka talks with Jim Scanlon, life insurance research director for LIMRA, about the impact of simplified underwriting.
What Happened to Life Application Activity in March Might Shock You
MIB Group Inc. says life insurance application activity was either pretty good in March or terrific, depending on the yardstick used.
Industry Directions - Our Annual Forecast (LOMA Resource)
Insurance leaders predict what’s ahead for sales and profits, information technology, customer service, human capital—and more.
Insurers Battle Against Companies ‘Born Digital’
Chat windows, faster policy statements, intuitive agent portals and robotic technologies are among the new generation of weapons insurers intend to use to compete with “born-digital” companies.
Earning Customers for Life (LOMA Resource)
Providing an excellent customer experience is more important than ever as a strategic differentiator for insurance companies. Here’s what it takes to provide a customer experience that leads to brand insistence.
LV= Launches Pre-underwriting Tool to Give Instant Decisions
LV= has announced the launch of its new pre-underwriting tool, in partnership with UnderwriteMe, in a bid to improve the underwriting process for advisers.
Middle Market Life Insurance: Findings from Industry Leaders
The Society of Actuaries’ Marketing and Distribution Section (MAD) announce the release of a new report on the middle-income life insurance market. Success has been limited in this market even though over the last 10 years, a number of studies and ideas have been presented as viable strategies for serving the middle market. Authored by Doug Bennett with assistance from Stephen Camilli of ACTEX Learning, this report seeks to understand this lack of success and document the experiences of companies and distributors with significant working knowledge of the middle-income market.
MIB Life Index Reveals Uptick in Younger, Older Age Life Applicants
U.S. life insurance application activity rose 1.3 percent last year compared with 2015, according to the MIB Life Index.
Preparing for the Digitally Immersed Customer (LOMA Resource)
Rapid advancements in technologies such as IoT, wearables and AI is changing consumer behavior and expectations. How can you prepare for the customer of the future?