NAIFA Blog

NAIFA Members to Meet with Lawmakers May 25

May 20, 2016

The Department of Labor’s final rule to expand the definition of investment advisor fiduciaries under ERISA is complex and poses uncertainty on how the rule will impact retirement investors’ access to affordable products or advice, members of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors will tell Congress May 25 during meetings on Capitol Hill. The meetings take place during NAIFA's 2016 Congressional Conference May 24-25 at the Gaylord Hotel at National Harbor, Md. “Th...

NAIFA's Congressional Conference Registration Now Open

November 6, 2015

Register Now Registration for the May 24-25, 2016, NAIFA Congressional Conference is now open! NAIFA’s Congressional Conference will bring together hundreds of agents and advisors to Washington, D.C., to learn about the legislative issues that matter to people in our industry and how these issues impact our business and our clients’ financial well-being. As a Conference participant, you will be educating your Members of Congress on issues of concern and helping to shape national pu...

Gov. Dirk Kempthorne, Rep. Ann Wagner to Address Congressional Conference 2015

February 27, 2015

NAIFA is pleased to announced that Governor Dirk Kempthorne , ACLI President and CEO, and Representative Ann Wagner (R-MO) will deliver opening remarks at NAIFA’s 2015 Congressional Conference May 19-20. Gov. Kempthorne, who returns to the conference as a featured speaker, often inspires and challenges members with compelling remarks about the value of agents and the specific role NAIFA members play in securing America’s financial futures. Rep. Wagner will discuss her concerns with the D...

NAIFA Prepares to Work with the 114th Congress

November 19, 2014

NAIFA is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial services organizations representing the interests of insurance professionals from every Congressional district in the United States. A key component of its mission is to “advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment” for insurance and financial advisors and their clients. As a part of this effort, NAIFA is committed working in a positive, constructive way with the 114 th Congress when it is sworn in early next yea...

2014 Congressional Conference: NAIFA President John Nichols's Remarks

May 21, 2014

Good afternoon! It is my pleasure and honor to welcome you to Washington, D.C., and the NAIFA 2014 Congressional Conference. As you know, NAIFA is an association representing insurance agents and advisors. We have a very loyal and supportive group of companies who have helped us in accomplishing our Conference goals. Please join me in acknowledging MassMutual, New York Life, Northwestern Mutual, State Farm and Thrivent as well as many other companies that have helped promote the Conferenc...