National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors

"Cadillac Tax" Repeal Letter Garners Support of more than 1,000 Stakeholders including NAIFA

December 6, 2019

NAIFA  signed on to a broad stakeholder letter to repeal the “Cadillac Tax.” These signatures represent large corporations and small companies, nonprofits, labor unions, cancer and patient groups, and state/local groups who share the concern that the “Cadillac Tax” is forcing them to increase deductibles and cut health care at rates that hurt workers and their families leaving them vulnerable to untenable health care costs. "While this tax was intended to only hit Americans with 'gold-pl...

NAIFA's Mayeux Among Thought Leaders at CNBC Roundtable Event

December 5, 2019

NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux was among several insurance and financial industry thought leaders to participate in a CNBC roundtable discussion: “Mind the Gap: Addressing America’s Savings Shortfall.” CNBC personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson hosted the event, which featured Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH).     A chief topic of discussion raised by Mayeux, Portman, and the other participants was the SECURE Act , which would make it easier for small businesses to provide retirement plans and...

Highlights of NAIFA's National Advocacy Meeting Include Rep. Adrian Smith and a Day on the Hill

December 5, 2019

Rep. Adrian Smith speaks to NAIFA members. NAIFA’s advocacy leaders yesterday had dozens of meetings with their legislators and congressional staff. The Day on Capitol Hill was the culmination of NAIFA’s National Advocacy Meeting, during which state grassroots and political action committee chairs, along with other association leaders, received training, discussed priorities, and set strategies.   NAIFA members urged their representatives and senators to push for passage t...

NAIFA's Mayeux Speaks to National Advocacy Meeting

December 3, 2019

NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux delivered the following remarks at NAIFA's National Advocacy Meeting, Dec. 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C.: Welcome, everyone, to Washington, D.C., and to NAIFA’s National Advocacy Meeting.   I’d like to start off by recognizing our Board of Trustees, including our three new board members who will begin their terms next month.   This is a group that has worked tirelessly over the past year to usher in the New NAIFA and will continue to ensure that all of you and ...

National Advocacy Meeting Brings Together NAIFA’s Advocacy Leaders

December 2, 2019

More than 120 Insurance and Financial Services professionals are meeting in Washington, D.C., for  NAIFA’s National Advocacy Meeting , December 2-4 at the Marriott Renaissance Downtown. Among the attendees are leading political advocates in the industry, including NAIFA’s Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, NAIFA’s national political involvement and political action committees, and NAIFA state grassroots committee chairs and political action committee chairs.   “The NAIFA National...