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Take Me Out to the Advocacy Opportunity

By NAIFA on 8/11/23 3:54 PM

When we think of the In-District Meetings NAIFA promotes each August, we usually think of get-togethers at district offices with federal lawmakers or their staff. But really, they can take all shapes and forms.

Topics: State Advocacy Financial Literacy
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NAIFA-NE Promotes Life Insurance Awareness With Governor Pillen

By NAIFA on 8/8/23 9:07 AM

NAIFA's Nebraska chapter has been a strong advocate for the life insurance industry, working with state officials to proclaim September Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM) in the state. Their efforts were successful and several members of the association were on hand at the ceremony when Governor Jim Pillen issued the proclamation.

Topics: Life Insurance & Annuities Life Insurance Awareness Month State Advocacy Nebraska
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NAIFA Members’ Powerful Grassroots Message for Financial Security Hits Home

By NAIFA on 8/1/23 1:50 PM

Congress has begun its August recess, and members of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) are capitalizing on lawmakers’ annual working session in their home districts by meeting with their Representatives and Senators to strengthen grassroots relationships and discuss issues important to financial professionals and their clients.

Topics: Press Release Grassroots Congress
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NAIFA Supports the Main Street Tax Certainty Act

By NAIFA on 7/19/23 4:37 PM

NAIFA recently signed onto a letter supporting Congressman Lloyd Smucker's (R-PA, 11th District) newly introduced bill that would make the Section 199A deduction permanent. The bill had over 80 co-sponsors from both aisles and received unanimous support from the 25 Republicans on the Ways & Means Committee. The bill is similar to S.1706 introduced by Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) making the support for minimizing tax hikes bipartisan and bicameral. 

Topics: Legislation & Regulations Small Business Supported Legislation
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NAIFA Celebrates Independence

By NAIFA on 7/4/23 9:00 AM

The Fourth of July, naturally, celebrates our nation’s independence declared in 1776, won through the struggle and sacrifice of the American Revolution, and maintained by generations of Americans throughout the history of the United States. NAIFA joins in this celebration of our country and the freedoms we all enjoy.

Topics: State Advocacy Federal Advocacy
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NAIFA-CT Advocates for Main Street Americans in Hartford

By NAIFA on 6/27/23 5:22 PM

NAIFA is the only association for insurance and financial professionals with a strong political advocacy presence in Washington, D.C., and every state capital.

Last month, NAIFA members in Connecticut amplified NAIFA's advocacy message in Hartford. NAIFA-Connecticut's Legislative Day created great momentum heading into the Congressional Conference, May 22-23, in Washington, D.C.

Topics: Advocacy Connecticut Legislative Day
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NAIFA to Keep Grassroots Momentum Going in In-District Meetings

By NAIFA on 6/21/23 4:01 PM

Each year, NAIFA capitalizes on the grassroots momentum created by our state chapters' Legislative Days and the national Congressional Conference by coordinating in-district meetings with members of Congress during the August legislative recess. You should be a part of it and invite colleagues to join, too.

Topics: Grassroots Congress
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NAIFA and ACLI Work Together to Get State Advocacy Wins

By NAIFA on 6/20/23 4:58 PM

NAIFA and the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) often work together to advocate for the industry, producers, and consumers in every part of the country. Their enduring cooperation and partnership take on great significance at the state level, where NAIFA is the only advocacy association of agents and advisors with a strong grassroots influence in all 50 state capitals.

Topics: State Advocacy Interstate Advocacy Advocacy Partnerships Annuity Best Interest NAIC
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NAIFA Advocacy Work Helps Bring About Flexible Retirement Planning Options

By NAIFA on 6/12/23 3:22 PM

Annuities can be an important part of Americans’ retirement portfolios and NAIFA’s advocacy work in recent years has helped ensure that they are more widely available to American workers and more flexible for annuity customers. With traditional pensions going the way of the dinosaur, annuities are often the only retirement planning products that guarantee income for the life of the beneficiary.

Topics: Annuity Awareness Month SECURE 2.0
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New Oregon Law Strengthens Safeguards for Annuity Consumers

By NAIFA on 6/7/23 12:15 PM

American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) President and CEO Susan Neely and National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors NAIFA-Oregon President Kym Housley issued the following joint statement on legislation signed into law in Oregon that strengthens safeguards for annuity consumers:

Topics: Legislation & Regulations Press Release Annuity Best Interest Oregon Supported Legislation