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LIAM celebrates Life Insurance Awareness Month

Feature above, Sherry Martin, VP PHS, Life & P/C, Farm Bureau Insurance interviews with Fox 47 News to kick off September Life Insurance Awareness Month.  LIAM was active in Life Insurance Awareness Month with a campaign focussed on consumers.  LIAM was featured in a Facebook Live video and and Op-Ed in the Lansing State Journal … Continue reading LIAM celebrates Life Insurance Awareness Month

New Alliance forms to Promote Annuities

By Financial Advisor--KAREN DEMASTERS A group of 24 of the largest financial services organizations has come together to create a new organization, the Alliance for Lifetime Income, to  educate the public and advisors about the advantages of lifetime income products like annuities, the nonprofit organization announced Thursday. The organization, based in Washington, D.C., has a website … Continue reading New Alliance forms to Promote Annuities

Ford Futurist, Sheryl Connelly to speak at JOINT IAM/LIAM Annual Meeting in July.

Keynote Speaker Announced!  Register now for for the conference! Sheryl Connelly, Manager, Global Consumer Trends and Futuring, Ford Motor Company, has served as Ford Motor Company’s futurist for more than a decade. She is responsible for identifying global trends, exploring potential implications and cascading these insights on futuring to organizations throughout the company, including design, product … Continue reading Ford Futurist, Sheryl Connelly to speak at JOINT IAM/LIAM Annual Meeting in July.

LIAM to participate in National Retirement Planning Week, April 9-13

National Retirement Planning Week® 2018, a national effort to help consumers focus on their financial needs in retirement, will run from April 9-13. The National Retirement Planning Coalition (NRPC), a group of prominent education, consumer advocacy and financial services organizations led by the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI), will support the movement with a number of … Continue reading LIAM to participate in National Retirement Planning Week, April 9-13

MSU’s Dr. Steven Hsu addresses LIAM Board

Dr. Stephen Hsu, Vice President of Research and Graduate Studies at Michigan State University spoke to the Life Insurance Board of Directors on futurist issues including the impact of artificial intelligence and the insurance industry. Big Data is a leading issue at national insurance conferences as the availability of data becomes more and more prolific … Continue reading MSU’s Dr. Steven Hsu addresses LIAM Board

Over $1 Million Recovered from the Michigan Life Insurance and Annuity Search Service (LIAS)

State of Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services Media Contact: Andrea Miller Media: 517-284-8668 Consumer Hotline: 877-999-6442 Facebook: /MIDIFS Twitter: @MIDIFS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 10, 2017 (LANSING) Today, the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) announced that they have helped Michigan consumers recover over $1.3 million in death benefits after launching the department’s free Life Insurance Annuity … Continue reading Over $1 Million Recovered from the Michigan Life Insurance and Annuity Search Service (LIAS)

LIAM Donates to Hurricane Recovery Efforts

The Life Insurance Association of Michigan contributed to hurricane recovery efforts in Texas and Florida.  LIAM saw the despair in the areas hardest his by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida in 2017.  We are pleased to donate to hurricane relief funds in each of these states to help with restoration and … Continue reading LIAM Donates to Hurricane Recovery Efforts

MI Senate Majority Leader Updates Session Schedule

Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Kowall distributed an updated Session Schedule for the balance of 2017.  The updated schedule can be found by clicking on the following link: Michigan Senate Session Schedule No changes have been announced to the Michigan House Schedule.  The session schedule can be found at the following link: Michigan House of … Continue reading MI Senate Majority Leader Updates Session Schedule