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Recruitment and Testing Trends in the COVID-19 Downturn, January Update

As we look back on 2020 and the unimaginable challenges it brought, it is valuable to consider the trends that have unfolded specific to the recruitment environment.

DC Advisors Address Evolving 401(k) Engagement Models

Three-quarters of DC advisors have been forced to reconsider how they engage with their clients in the face of new restrictions on their business.

Retail Distribution Benchmark Studies

Stable Value and Funding Agreement Products Sales and Assets

Apr 12, 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. Individual Long-Term Care Insurance Sales and In-Force

Mar 31, 2021

Find it here — midyear and year-end sales and in-force benchmarks for individual long-term care insurance in the U.S. market. (Updated April 8, 2020)

The 401(k) Scorecard

Mar 24, 2021

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

Bank Life Insurance Sales

Mar 18, 2021

LIMRA's bank life insurance sales quarterly benchmark.

U.S. Individual Life Insurance Sales

Mar 16, 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.

Canadian Individual Life Insurance Sales

Mar 12, 2021

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

Canadian Individual Critical Illness Insurance Sales

Mar 8, 2021

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

Not-for-Profit Retirement Market

Mar 1, 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.

Affiliated Agent Recruiting

Feb 22, 2021

Do you know . . . how many new hires were recruited in the United States and Canada in the affiliated distribution channels? Find out here!

Canadian Group Life and Health Insurance Sales

Feb 17, 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.

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

Dec 30, 2020

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

U.S. Worksite/Voluntary Sales and In Force

Dec 23, 2020

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

MLEA Compensation, Production, and Retention

Dec 10, 2020

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

Agent Production and Retention

Nov 5, 2020

Trending now! Follow the annual stats on retention, production performance, and earnings of full-time agents.

U.S. Individual Life Insurance Forecast

Oct 23, 2020

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

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