NAIFA Blog

NAIFA Staff Meet With Newly Appointed Senior Officials at the Department of Labor

November 12, 2018

NAIFA staff recently met with newly appointed officials at the Department of Labor (DOL). DOL staff contacted NAIFA asking for NAIFA’s input on some recent DOL regulations, notably new rules regarding association health plans (AHP) and health reimbursement arrangements. NAIFA provided the perspective of financial advisors on both of these topics. NAIFA submitted comments to the DOL earlier this year on proposed AHP rules. Importantly, DOL staff welcomed and encouraged NAIFA to frequently...

NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux Comments on the Midterm Elections

November 7, 2018

NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux issued the following statement on the 2018 Midterm elections:   “Now that the campaigns have ended and all the votes are cast, NAIFA looks forward to working with the senators and representatives of the 116th Congress and serving as a resource on the important legislative issues affecting advisors, their clients, and the American public. There will be dozens of new members of Congress who may not be fully aware of the vital role that insurance and financial advisors...

Insurance Advisors Help Consumers With Health Care Options During Open Enrollment

November 1, 2018

The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act marketplace begins today, and changing regulations regarding the law’s execution may leave consumers with as many questions as ever about their health insurance options. Approximately 9 million Americans obtained health care coverage through the federal ACA exchange last year.   Fortunately, professional insurance advisors can assist those who are confused by the process or who simply would like help finding a plan best suited for t...

NAIFA President at WIFS Conference

October 24, 2018

Jill Judd, LUTCF, FSS, president of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors will participate in a round-table discussion, “Leading the Way: An Industry Perspective,” Oct. 24 at the Women in Insurance & Financial Services conference in Austin, Texas. Along with leaders from other industry organizations, Judd will share her perspective on the trends, challenges, and collaborative opportunities shaping the future of the insurance and financial services profession. She wi...

NAIFA at the NAAIA Conference

October 5, 2018

The partnership between NAIFA and the National African American Insurance Association continues to thrive, as was evident by NAIFA’s strong presence at the recent NAAIA conference in Atlanta.   NAIFA Senior Vice President of Government Relations Diane Boyle was a key speaker at a workshop entitled, “Inside the Beltway: What Every Insurance Professional Needs to Know About the Political Landscape.” NAIFA Trustee Delvin Joyce spoke during a session on “Marketing Employee Benefits to You...