Weed Users Avoid Smoker Penalties at 29% of U.S. Life Insurers

Marijuana users, who can now buy weed without fear of arrest in some U.S. states, can also get life insurance without facing a smoker penalty -- if they shop carefully.

Avoiding Material Misrepresentation and Fraud in Life Insurance

We traveled a great deal this past year, visiting clients, potential clients and attending industry meetings. Along the way, the topic of fraud in the Life insurance industry came up quite a bit.

Lincoln Financial Taps Third-Party Data for Faster Underwriting

Many prospects for life insurance are turned off by the perception that the application process is long and invasive. Lincoln Financial Group is using big data to make it a little easier.

What is the Future of Straight Through Processing?

As you read all the latest statistics in life insurance, annuities and long term care insurance from sources like LIMRA1, they all point to four key trends.

Big Data a Big Deal? For Many U.S. Life, P&C Insurers, Not Yet

Business intelligence and analytics are top priorities for insurers, and their capabilities, which have grown in importance to industry in recent years. But the carriers have fewer “grand plans” for big data than they did in 2013, the last time Novarica polled CIOs on this topic.

Bad Drivers Pay More for Car Insurance but Do They Know it Also Affects The Price of Life Insurance?

While a person’s driving record affects the price they pay for car insurance, LIMRA research found only 36 percent of consumers know their driving record could affect the price of life insurance.

Beyond Big Data (Contingencies)

Big Data. The term has become synonymous with strategy, innovation, sophistication, and the general advancement of using more information to improve decision-making.

Data is Wearable? An Early Look at Wearables for Life and Living Benefits Insurance

“Wearables” are electronic devices worn on the body that generate, store and electronically forward biometric data in real time to smartphones, tablets, laptops or other electronic devices.

Report on Life and Annuity Living Benefit Riders: Considerations for Insurers and Reinsurers

The Reinsurance Section, Product Development Section and the Committee on Life Insurance Research announce the release of a new report that investigates life and annuity living benefit riders and their implications from both a direct writer and a reinsurer perspective

Risk Insights Vol 19 No 2 (Gen Re)

Articles include:

- Appealing to Millennials - Think Smart, Not Hard
- Get Insured? Generation Y Asks "Why?"
- Appetite for Life Insurance - A Survey of UK Millennials

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