NAIFA advocacy ensured insurance included in Senior Safe Act legislation

June 15, 2018

On May 24, 2018, President Trump signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, which includes the legislative language of the  Senior Safe Act . The House and Senate previously passed the legislation.   NAIFA members have advocated on behalf of Senior Safe legislation that would allow them to serve their clients’ interests by acting as a first line of protection against financial fraud and abuse. Under the act, advisors have a mechanism to report suspected fr...

NAIFA and Industry Partners Ask Congress to Clear Up Confusion Over the Tax Reform Law

May 31, 2018

NAIFA, the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers, and the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America submitted a statement to the House Ways and Means Committee asking Congress to clarify that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law in December permits insurance businesses, including agents, can fully utilize the law’s 20 percent deduction on “qualified business income.”   Submitted as part of the record for the committee’s “Hearing on Tax Reform and Small Business: Growing O...

Advisors Take Their Grassroots Message to Capitol Hill

May 23, 2018

NAIFA-Maine members meet with Sen. Susan Collins Approximately 850 insurance and financial advisors attending NAIFA’s Congressional Conference in Washington, D.C., are taking their message to Capitol Hill today in small-group meetings with their representatives and senators.   They will be asking lawmakers to support policies that encourage Americans to save for retirement and protect themselves against the financial risks associated with ...

NAIFA to Revise, Modernize Bylaws

May 22, 2018

NAIFA National Council Supports Board, Task Force Recommendations to Modernize National Bylaws  In a National Council meeting convened earlier today, NAIFA delegates voted to approve a revision of the NAIFA national bylaws, as proposed by the Board of Trustees, based on the recommendations of the NAIFA Quality Member Experience Task Force. The proposal was to be considered at the NAIFA  Performance + Purpose  Conference in September 2017, which was cancelled due to Hurricane Irma. Today...

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NAIFA Members Convene for Congressional Conference

May 15, 2018

NAIFA Members to Meet with Lawmakers to Advocate for Policies   That Encourage Americans to Save for Retirement, Protect Against Risks Industry’s largest Day on the Hill to bring together more than 800 insurance and financial  advisors at NAIFA Congressional Conference; Reps. Lahood, Sanchez on agenda Washington – With more than 10,000 Americans on track to reach retirement age every day, members of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors will meet with thei...

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