Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester Thanks Advisors for the Work They Do

November 29, 2018

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester: "I wanted you to see someone in Washington who is still smiling..." Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) told a gathering of more than 100 insurance and financial advisors at NAIFA’s annual Advocacy Meeting and Day on Capitol Hill the story of how she rose to become the first woman and the first person of color elected to Congress from the state of Delaware.   She also told a moving story of personal loss and how life ...

NAIFA Members Protect the Things Americans Are Thankful For

November 21, 2018

By Kevin Mayeux, CAE   Kevin Mayeux is CEO of NAIFA It’s an old tradition. Loved ones gather around the Thanksgiving table, ready to serve the turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes. But first, they take a few moments to share with each other the things they are most thankful for.    Not surprisingly, surveys indicate that Americans are most likely to be thankful for three things:...

NAIFA-New Jersey Testifies on State Fiduciary Proposal

November 19, 2018

Dennis Cuccinelli testified today on behalf of the New Jersey chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) at a public conference held by the New Jersey Bureau of Securities. The conference, in Newark, is part of the rulemaking process on a pre-proposal to impose fiduciary requirements on broker-dealers, agents, investment advisers, and investment adviser representatives in the state.   Cuccinelli is an independent financial advisor practicing in Ediso...

NAIFA Members to Convene for National Advocacy Meeting

November 19, 2018

(FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 19, 2018) – NAIFA members will convene for the National Advocacy Meeting in Washington for advocacy training and updates on issues affecting the industry and consumers in the wake of the midterm elections. Sessions will take place Nov. 27-28 at the Marriott Renaissance DC Downtown. On Nov. 29, over 100 NAIFA members will meet with lawmakers for a Day on the Hill event.   “NAIFA looks forward to working with the senators and representatives of the 116th Congress,...

States Move to Regulate Short-Term Limited Duration Insurance Policies

November 12, 2018

By Steve Kline Steve Kline is Director of Government Relations at NAIFA. @SteveKlineNAIFA Despite a new regulation from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that significantly expanded the permitted duration of short-term limited-duration (STLDI) policies, some states have recently moved to enact strict regulations on such plans. State regulators and some consumer organizations argue that these are substandard policies that d...

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