A Big Win for Retirement Savers at the NAIC

Today marks a big step toward making sure that consumers nationwide receive strong, harmonized protections when they receive financial guidance. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)—made up of each state’s head insurance regulator—virtually unanimously adopted a model regulation that puts consumers’ interests first. The NAIC’s Suitability in Annuity Transactions Model Regulation makes sure that … Continue reading "A Big Win for Retirement Savers at the NAIC"

ACLI Capital Challenge: A Fierce Race With Many Winners, Especially Financial Literacy

Due to public health concerns caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 ACLI Capital Challenge was cancelled. ACLI has started planning for next year’s race, tentatively scheduled for May 19, 2021. Three months from tomorrow, the 2020 election will take a backseat to another political race – one that is more crowded, but also more … Continue reading "ACLI Capital Challenge: A Fierce Race With Many Winners, Especially Financial Literacy"

Consumers’ Own Interest at Stake with Genetic Privacy Bill

This op-ed originally appeared in the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Much more is at stake than advertised in a bill — HB 1189/SB 1564 — titled, “Genetic Information for Insurance Purposes,” sponsored by Florida House Speaker-designate Chris Sprowls and state Senator Kelli Stargel. It is not just about people being able to keep private genetic information gained from an … Continue reading "Consumers’ Own Interest at Stake with Genetic Privacy Bill"