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Inside the Intermediary: BGA and IMO Survey Results

LIMRA and NAILBA collaborated on a research study to learn more about brokerage general agencies (BGAs) and independent marketing organizations (IMOs) in the U.S. The goal was to gain a better understanding of this marketplace, its composition, challenges, and opportunities.

The Path to Improving Retention

Field and home office distribution leaders agree on the top five factors that lead to higher financial professional retention rates.

Retail Distribution Benchmark Studies

U.S. Worksite/Voluntary Sales and In Force

Jul 6, 2022

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

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

Jul 1, 2022

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

U.S. Individual Life Insurance Sales

Jun 21, 2022

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

Jun 13, 2022

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

Not-for-Profit Retirement Market

Jun 10, 2022

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.

Canadian Individual Critical Illness Insurance Sales

Jun 2, 2022

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

Canadian Sales Force and Retention

May 27, 2022

Calendar-year retention of the Canadian career agent sales force.

The 401(k) Scorecard

May 17, 2022

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

U.S. Individual Long-Term Care Insurance Sales and In-Force

May 2, 2022

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)

Stable Value and Funding Agreement Products Sales and Assets

May 2, 2022

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.

Bank Life Insurance Sales

Mar 14, 2022

LIMRA's bank life insurance sales quarterly benchmark. Updated 03/14/2022.

Affiliated FP (Agent) Recruiting

Mar 2, 2022

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 21, 2022

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

FP (Agent) Production and Retention

Dec 21, 2021

Trending now! Follow the annual stats on retention, production performance, and earnings of full-time Financial Professionals (FPs/agents).

U.S. Individual Life Insurance Forecast

Dec 20, 2021

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

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