NAIFA Blog

If Insurance Is Your Profession, Then Politics Is Your Business

March 11, 2016

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of IFAPAC , the NAIFA Blog will run occasional posts by NAIFA members highlighting their political involvement and action. By Ashley C. Corbally, National Young Advisors Team Committee When I first entered the insurance and financial services industry, I didn’t grasp the gravity of the legislative challenges the industry faces every day on both the federal and state levels. Whether it’s fighting for our place in the advisory world, overcomi...

The Great American Story

February 19, 2016

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of IFAPAC , the NAIFA Blog will run occasional posts by NAIFA members highlighting their political involvement and action. By John A. Davidson, LUTCF, FSS When we loaded 16 motor coach buses with more than 1,000 well-trained NAIFA members on Tuesday, September 13, 2005, in the middle of NAIFA’s Baltimore Convention and headed to Capitol Hill, we had to alert the Capitol Hill Police that our convoy was for "peaceful purposes!"   Never before ...

When It Comes to Advocacy, Personal Relationships Can Be Key

February 1, 2016

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of IFAPAC , the NAIFA Blog will run occasional posts by NAIFA members highlighting their political involvement and action. By John C. Johns, LUTCF 2015-2016 National Chair, NAIFA Committee on Political Action When I came into the business 35 years ago, my manager insisted that I join NALU (National Association of Life Underwriters, now NAIFA) and contribute to LUPAC (Life Underwriters Political Action Committee, now IFAPAC).   For years, ...