Working with Women Investors

April 25, 2016

By Stephen Parnell My colleagues recently hosted a webinar called, “ Women Investors: The $22 Trillion Opportunity ,” which brought to light a number of significant statistics with regards to women investors. The webinar revealed that women investors represent a substantial opportunity for financial advisors. Not only do women currently control 51% of personal U.S. wealth (which amounts to $14 trillion) 1, they will also inherit $42 -$110 trillion over the next 30 years. 2 Moreover, it...

Climate Improves for Life Insurance

April 25, 2016

By  LIMRA An increase in consumers willing to recommend life insurance to others contributes to a more positive climate for the product, according to the 2016 Insurance Barometer Study.   The study, conducted jointly by LIMRA and Life Happens, finds that 66 percent of consumers say they are at least somewhat likely to recommend ownership of life insurance to others, an increase of 11 percentage points over last year. Nearly 9 in 10 consumers (86 percent) agree that most people nee...