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Latest Retail Distribution Research

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What’s on the Minds of Global Life Insurance Executives

Providing insights into the highest priorities of life insurance leaders as they tackle today’s challenges and embrace emerging opportunities.

Retirement Income Planning Services Offered by Financial Advisors

What retirement income planning services are being offered by retail financial advisors?

Recruiting Financial Professionals During a Recession

Explore the impact an economic recession can have on the state of recruiting in the financial services industry by comparing the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic to The Great Recession of 2007.

Production Measures (2021 MarketScan)

See what production measures agency-building companies use for contract maintenance requirements, benefit requirements and GDC grid qualification.

Retail Distribution Benchmark Studies

U.S. Individual Life Insurance Sales

Nov 29, 2021

Size it up — quarterly U.S. individual life insurance sales results reported by 80 percent of the industry, as well as annual industry estimates and the comprehensive U.S. Individual Life Insurance Yearbook.

MLEA Compensation, Production, and Retention

Oct 29, 2021

Up or down? View the annual trends on retention, production performance, and earnings of multiple-line exclusive (MLEA) agents.

U.S. Individual Life Insurance Yearbook

Oct 22, 2021

Read the most comprehensive overview of the U.S. individual life insurance market.

Stable Value and Funding Agreement Products Sales and Assets

Oct 20, 2021

See what the survey says . . . about bank and insurance company sales and asset data by major product line in a study jointly sponsored by the Secure Retirement Institute and the Stable Value Investment Association.

U.S. Workplace Benefits Life Insurance Sales and In Force

Sep 29, 2021

Breaking news — see the latest market results for life insurance products sold at the workplace.

Canadian Individual Life Insurance Sales Forecast

Sep 22, 2021

Individual life insurance sales estimates and forecast for Canada.

Guaranteed Income Investment Options in DC Plans

Sep 22, 2021

Stop, look, and learn — information on the market growth of guaranteed income investment options in defined contribution (DC) plans.

U.S. Worksite/Voluntary Sales and In Force

Sep 22, 2021

Results are in! View the latest market stats on 100 percent-employee-paid products sold at the workplace.

Bank Life Insurance Sales

Sep 7, 2021

LIMRA's bank life insurance sales quarterly benchmark. Updated 6/9/2021.

Canadian Individual Life Insurance Sales

Sep 7, 2021

Sales buzz! Get the latest on quarterly individual life insurance sales for Canada.

Canadian Group Life and Health Insurance Sales

Aug 23, 2021

Don't miss the latest sales trends in the Canadian group insurance market for life, long-term disability, and other types of health insurance.

Not-for-Profit Retirement Market

Aug 20, 2021

Take a closer look — participant, contribution, and asset benchmarks within not-for-profit retirement plans, with data categorized by product, plan type, and market segment.

U.S. Individual Life Insurance Forecast

Aug 3, 2021

LIMRA’s forecast of individual life insurance sales in the United States by product line over the next three years.

The 401(k) Scorecard

Aug 2, 2021

Keep score . . . on the most important quarterly and year-to-date 401(k) sales information.

Canadian Individual Critical Illness Insurance Sales

Jun 9, 2021

Hit your target? Benchmark individual critical illness new sales, in-force business, and growth rates for 16 Canadian companies.

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