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NAIFA-Florida Holds Day on the Hill Advocacy Event

January 28, 2020

NAIFA-Florida members are in Tallahassee today for the Florida chapter’s Day on the Hill event. At an orientation breakfast this morning, agents and advisors receive an orientation and issues briefing. Following the breakfast, they proceed to the state capitol, taking their Main Street USA message to meetings with their elected officials.   Among the issues important to NAIFA members and their clients are: Support for legislation allowing financial professionals take actions to prote...

NAIFA Leaders Present Educational Session for Congressional Financial Security Caucus

January 24, 2020

NAIFA Treasurer Brock Jolly and NAIFA-Greater Washington Advocacy Chair Matthew Grace are featured speakers at a lunch and learn to members of Congress and staff entitled: “Save, Invest & Protect: Safeguarding Your Financial Future.”   The event in the Rayburn House Office Building is being presented by the congressional Financial Security Caucus. The purpose of the Caucus is to educate lawmakers about the ongoing need for public policy that encourages Americans to save more, plan ahea...

Waiver on Initial Insurance Licensing Fees for Veterans Becomes Law in New Jersey

January 22, 2020

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation exempting honorably discharged military veterans from initial insurance producer licensing fees.   NAIFA’s New Jersey chapter has been the driving force behind the new law, advocating on its behalf at it passed the state Assembly and Senate in unanimous votes earlier in the session.   “This is great legislation that encourages veterans to pursue careers as insurance professionals in New Jersey,” said NAIFA-New Jersey President Corra...

NAIFA-New Jersey Promotes Law to Protect Seniors from Financial Exploitation

January 16, 2020

Thousands of seniors and other vulnerable adults in this country each year fall victim to financial exploitation, often losing their entire life savings to unscrupulous people.  NAIFA-New Jersey has helped enact a law to protect this defenseless group from exploitation.  This legislation, A-5091 (McKeon), was signed into law by Governor Murphy on January 13, 2020. “NAIFA-NJ members work hard to protect their clients,” said NAIFA-NJ President Corrado Gugliotta.  “A law such as this is one m...

Klobuchar Raises Americans' Need for LTCI in Debate

January 16, 2020

During Tuesday night’s Democratic Presidential Debate, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) raised the growing problem many Americans face with paying for long-term care services.   “What should we do about long-term care, the elephant that doesn’t even fit in this room,” the senator said. “We need to make it easier for people to get long-term care insurance. We need to make it easier for them to pay for their premiums.”   NAIFA also recognizes the looming long-term care crisis. There are more a...