House Votes in Favor of the SECURE Act One Week After NAIFA Members Urge Its Passage

May 23, 2019

The House of Representatives today passed the SECURE Act (H.R.1994) with a vote of 417 to 3 to help Americans better prepare for retirement. NAIFA’s advocacy efforts have vigorously promoted the bill, which would ease restrictions on companies that band together to offer their employees retirement plans, known as multiple-employer plans, or MEPs; require plan statements to show participants how much monthly income their savings would be expected to provide them during retirement; and make i...

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With LACP Accreditation, NAIFA Certification Commission Joins Elite Group of NCCA Organizations

May 22, 2019

NAIFA Certification Commission Receives Accreditation of its Life and Annuity Certified Professional (LACP) certification program  from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)   NAIFA Certification Commission joins an elite group of more than 130 organizations representing over 315 programs that have received and maintained NCCA accreditation             FALLS CHURCH, Va. (May 22, 2019) —The National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) has accredited the Nat...

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NAIFA's Congressional Conference Kicks Off with Legislative Information Session

May 15, 2019

NAIFA’s Congressional Conference kicked off Tuesday with a Day-on-the-Hill meetings preparation session and legislative issues briefing. The sessions gave attendees information, insights, and tips they will use today, as nearly 600 insurance and financial advisors present a unified voice on Capitol Hill, advocating on behalf of their industry, practices, and clients in meetings with their senators and representatives. Advisors from all 50 states will talk with lawmakers about the crucial p...

America’s Life Insurers and Financial Advisors Promote Financial Wellness at May 15 Washington Events

May 13, 2019

From the streets of D.C. to the hallways of Congress, America’s life insurance advisors and companies will show their support May 15 for policies and programs that bolster financial security and promote financial wellness for all Americans.   The day begins at 8 a.m. with the 38 th running of the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) Capital Challenge , a three-mile road race in Anacostia Park that attracts members of Congress, high-ranking Administration officials, federal judges,...

NAIFA Supports Legislation to Protect Senior Investors

May 2, 2019

NAIFA applauds the U.S House of Representatives on the passage of H.R. 1876, the Senior Security Act of 2019. The legislation passed by the House on April 30 and was referred to the Senate Banking Committee on May 1. It establishes an interdivisional task force at the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate continuing issues facing senior investors. The task force will work with government authorities to formulate recommendations to Congress that will address areas where more protec...

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