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    National insurance registry falls short of goal line, tax extenders passes

    With Congress adjourned, rejected bills, such as one facilitating insurance agents' ability to practice in multiple states that was blocked by Sen. Tom Coburn, will need to be reintroduced next year.

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    Senate set to approve national insurance-agent registry

    Though new board has wide support among state regulators, GOP senator cries foul over infringement of states' rights.

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    Top Jackson National exec Clifford Jack to step down

    Mr. Jack helped build the insurer's variable annuities business and independent broker-dealer network.

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    Insurance vehicles can be powerful way for advisers to reach younger investors

    For advisers who want to expand their firms by reaching out to the next generation of investors – those in their 20s, 30s or 40s – long-term and cross-generational financial vehicles such as fee-only life insurance and no-load annuities offered to clients of RIAs through Ameritas Advisor Services

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    New York Life buys IndexIQ to expand liquid alts offering, add hedge fund ETFs

    Deal adds $1.5 billion in AUM to N.Y. Life, including $950 million in multi-strategy exchange-traded fund.

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    How Social Security annual increases are calculated

    Some topics are a lot more controversial than others. But I was amazed when my October 1, 2014, article that correctly predicted next year's 1.7% cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security benefits several weeks before the official announcement triggered more than 80 vehement responses.Most of

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    Unraveling Minds

    Game Changers: Dealing with Dementia Cognitive decline doesn't just rob the elderly of their mental capacity. Advisers and their firms often are left adrift, forced to make crucial decisions affecting the financial affairs of elderly clients.

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    Early onset Alzheimer's: When plans are upended

    Ken Sullivan and his wife, Michelle Palomera, seemed like ideal clients. Both had well-paying jobs in financial services and had been diligent savers. Their financial adviser helped them cover their bases, building their money in managed accounts while helping them plan for their two daughters' ...

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    Protecting vulnerable aging clients

    Securities industry faces incalculable risks that require rigorous internal controls to manage relationships with aging investors

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    Former Pimco parent Pacific Life moves accounts to Janus

    Pacific Life Insurance Co., the insurer where Pimco was started as a bond unit in 1971, is moving money from Bill Gross's old firm to Janus Capital Group, which the bond legend joined last month.

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    Indexed universal life insurance faces fresh scrutiny

    Regulators homing in on whether insurers are presenting a picture of performance that's too rosy.

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    Wintrob to join Oaktree Capital as CEO

    Former AIG Life and Retirement executive to oversee nonfinancial operations at alternative investment shop.

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    FSI offers long-term disability, life insurance to members

    Program guarantees members coverage at a group rate FSI has secured as the plan sponsor.

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    Life insurance companies ranked by direct premiums

    Life insurance companies ranked by direct premiums Sep 7, 2014 @ 12:01 am Company

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    Long-term care carriers

    Provider data covering new and in-force policies and premiums Sep 7, 2014 @ 12:01 am Company New 2013 Annualized premiums ($M) In-force Policies, 2013 In-force Annualized premiums ($M), 2013 Bankers Life and Casualty 1, 2 7,248