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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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Advocacy Rewind: Spotlight on NAIFA-Nebraska

By Bianca Alonso Weiss on 7/25/22 5:41 PM

On March 1, 2022, NAIFA-Nebraska hosted their successful Legislative Day event in Lincoln. NAIFA-NE members in attendance received briefings from:

Topics: State Advocacy Grassroots Nebraska
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Nebraska Law Enhances Protections for Annuity Consumers

By NAIFA on 4/8/21 11:23 AM

Legislation signed into law today by Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts provides citizens throughout the Cornhusker state with enhanced consumer protections when buying annuities. Strongly supported by Nebraska Director of Insurance Bruce Ramge and championed in the Nebraska Legislature by State Senator Matt Williams, the new law closely tracks the ‘best interest of consumer enhancements’ in the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Suitability in Annuity Transactions Model Regulation. It also aligns with the SEC’s Regulation Best Interest.

Topics: State Advocacy Standard of Care & Consumer Protection Grassroots Annuity Best Interest Insurance & Financial Advisor Regulation Nebraska
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NAIFA-Nebraska Supports Legislation to Boost Consumer Protections on Annuities

By NAIFA on 1/25/21 2:15 PM

As the Nebraska Legislature considers LB 22, legislation that would establish an enhanced standard of care for financial professionals offering annuity products, NAIFA-NE Past-President Dave Skutnik submitted testimony in support of the bill on behalf of NAIFA’s Nebraska chapter.

Topics: State Advocacy Standard of Care & Consumer Protection Annuity Best Interest Insurance & Financial Advisor Regulation Nebraska