Mayeux Boosts SECURE Act During Capitol Hill Visit

July 19, 2019

NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux was on Capitol Hill today for discussions with industry leaders and lawmakers about the role NAIFA members play providing financial security for Main Street Americans. He and NAIFA's advocacy partners emphasized retirement planning and urged the U.S. Senate to pass the SECURE Act . In a message he recorded for financial professionals, Mayeux recounts the ways NAIFA is advocating for the industry today and says, "imagine what we can do tomorrow if you join NAIFA."

NAIFA CEO Comments on House Vote to Repeal the Cadillac Tax

July 18, 2019

NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux issued the following statement: Government policies should encourage employers to offer workplace benefits, not penalize them for doing so. A 40% excise tax, the so-called “Cadillac tax” levied on companies offering high-quality health insurance, is a punitive measure against employers trying to do right by their employees.   The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors is pleased that yesterday the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly, 4...

NAIFA Trustee Testifies at New Jersey Fiduciary Hearing

July 18, 2019

Dennis Cuccinelli, an independent financial representative based in Edison, N.J., and a member of the NAIFA Board of Trustees, testified yesterday at a public hearing before the New Jersey Bureau of Securities on the Bureau’s proposed regulation to establish a uniform fiduciary standard for financial professionals.   Cuccinelli testified on behalf of NAIFA’s New Jersey chapter and the national organization. He stated that “the proposal is not workable in its current form, and if adopted w...

NAIFA in the News

July 12, 2019

June 2019 Following are 16 NAIFA news and media hits featuring NAIFA during June 2019. Of these, nine are industry trade press publications, three are national mainstream media outlets, three are local or regional newspapers, and one is a specialized business publication.     InsuranceNewsNet , June 2019, by Barjes Angulo: “NAIFA Insights: The Little Things That Lead To Business Success.”

NAIFA Letter to the Editor Boosts the SECURE Act

July 5, 2019

NAIFA-Texas Executive Director Shawn Talbot placed a letter to the editor in the Austin Statesman urging the state’s senators, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, to support passage of the SECURE act. The legislation would help small businesses give more employees access to workplace retirement plans and give workers greater flexibility and more options when it comes to saving for retirement.   The bill has already passed the House of Representatives but its progress has slowed in the Senate ,...