America’s life insurance companies have been #MeetingTheMoment for our nation since the COVID-19 pandemic hit our shores. From the earliest days of the crisis, life insurers have been providing invaluable support to their customers, their employees and their communities. Industry leaders are supporting government officials by listening to needs, organizing action, and showing compassion. At the … Continue reading "Life Insurers Meeting The Moment With Investment Capital"
The volatility of the COVID-19 economy and its impact on the finances of millions of Americans has underscored the growing societal need for financial security. At the same time, the recent economic disruption has created budgetary shortfalls in many states, prompting lawmakers to consider new ways to cut expenses and raise revenues. Some of these … Continue reading "Colorado: Doing What’s Right For Retirement Savers"
[A version of this appeared in Morning Consult] Late last year, who could have predicted the financial upheaval we now face? No one. The uncertainties created by the COVID-19 economy have exposed a growing societal need for financial protection and security. Addressing these needs will be vitally important as our nation moves forward. A series … Continue reading "Action Items for Increasing Financial Security"
This year has exposed vulnerabilities throughout America like no other. The uncertainties of the COVID-19 economy and its impact on vulnerable communities has highlighted the growing societal need for financial protection. That is why we are so concerned with HB20-1420, a bill under consideration by the Colorado legislature that would impose new taxes on consumers … Continue reading "Colorado Tax Proposal: Unfair and Unwise"
Separated by about 1,000 miles of farmland, mountains and desert, Iowa and Arizona are two very different states. On first glance, the only thing they seem to have in common is their deep-rooted ties to the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs’ spring training facility has been in Arizona for more than 60 years. And the Cubs’ … Continue reading "Iowa, Arizona Lead The Way on Best Interest"
Texas is one of the largest insurance markets in the world and is the second most populous state in the United States. Each day, life insurers pay out $96.4 million in life insurance and annuities benefits to Texas families and businesses. The life insurance industry also provides good jobs and long-term investment capital that spurs economic … Continue reading "Texas: Leading the Way for Insurance Consumers During COVID-19"
Millions of Americans face worrisome financial challenges during their retirement. For many, anxieties have intensified recently due to the market upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, there is a surefire way to address those concerns: an annuity. June is Annuity Awareness Month, a time to focus Americans on the only financial product in the … Continue reading "Annuities Awareness Month: Guaranteed Lifetime Income"