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Jan 30, 2017, 11:00 ET LOMA Recognizes Education Achievements of Nearly 800 Retirement Industry Professionals

LOMA recently awarded the Associate, Secure Retirement Institute® (ASRI®) designation to its inaugural class of nearly 800 designees, highlighting...


Jan 13, 2017, 09:05 ET Modest Gains for 2017, says LOMA Life Industry Forecast

What's the outlook for the life insurance industry in 2017? Executives surveyed by LOMA's Resource magazine think the new year will continue the...


Oct 20, 2016, 10:46 ET LOMA to Launch New Customer Experience Conference in 2017

Each and every day, customers expect more from the companies they choose to deal – or not deal – with. It's no longer enough to provide good...


Jul 05, 2016, 10:00 ET LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute™ Launches New Course to Educate Employees About the DOL Fiduciary Rule Implications

The LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute today announced the recent launch of DOL Fiduciary Basics for Employees, a new short online course...


Jun 28, 2016, 10:00 ET Latest LOMA Offering Completes Online Path to ALMI®

LOMA today announced the recent launch of its latest highly-interactive online educational course, The Business of Insurance: Applying Financial...


Jan 13, 2016, 08:30 ET Interest Rates, Economy are Still Concerns in 2016, LOMA Life Insurance Forecast Says

Insurance executives surveyed by LOMA for its 2016 Life Insurance Industry Forecast expect modest growth due to continued concerns about interest...


Nov 11, 2015, 11:00 ET LOMA Introduces New Insurance Administration Course

 LOMA today announced the recent launch of its latest highly-interactive online educational course, The Policy Lifecycle: Insurance...


Oct 28, 2015, 10:58 ET LIMRA and LOMA Offer Online Social Media Training for Insurance and Financial Services Professionals

LIMRA, LOMA and Mindset Digital today announced a new set of Leading in a Social World courses, designed to get financial professionals up to speed...


Jan 12, 2015, 09:30 ET Despite Challenges, Life Insurance Executives See Opportunities in 2015, LOMA Survey Finds

 In 2015, life insurers will continue to face pressure from low interest rates, but despite obstacles, there are a number of market...


Jul 31, 2014, 09:30 ET LOMA Introduces Newest Interactive Course in ALMI® Designation

 LOMA today announced the recent launch of its latest highly-interactive online educational course, Marketing in Financial Services (LOMA 321),...


Jul 23, 2014, 10:00 ET LOMA Secure Retirement Institute™ Introduces Third Course in FSRI™ Designation

ATLANTA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- The LOMA Secure Retirement Institute™ today announced the recent launch of the third course of the...


Mar 10, 2014, 11:39 ET LOMA Secure Retirement Institute™ Introduces Latest Retirement Course

The LOMA Secure Retirement Institute™ today announced the launch of the second course of the Fellow, Secure Retirement Institute™...


Jan 09, 2014, 12:01 ET Interest Rates, Economy are Concerns in 2014, LOMA Insurance Forecast Says

 Insurance executives surveyed by LOMA for its 2014 Life  Insurance Industry Forecast are cautiously optimistic about the coming year,...


Oct 23, 2013, 09:00 ET LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute™ Establishes New Retirement Designation Targeted for Retirement Industry Professionals

 The LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute today announced it has established the Fellow, Secure Retirement Institute (FSRI™)...


Feb 12, 2013, 08:45 ET Life Insurance Industry Making Strategic Investments in IT, says SMA Survey with LOMA

 Life and annuity companies are increasing IT (Information Technology) investments by an average of two percent in 2013, according to a...


Jan 09, 2013, 11:37 ET Modest Growth for Life Insurance Sales Predicted, Low Interest Rates a Concern

 Life insurance executives surveyed by LOMA for its 2013 Forecast are cautiously optimistic about sales this year, with several expecting a...


May 08, 2012, 08:00 ET LOMA: Insurance CIOs Discuss Integral Role of Technology in Their Companies' Strategic Plans

 Technology should play a integral role in developing and advancing the overall business strategy of a company, according to a panel of five...


May 01, 2012, 08:00 ET LOMA Takes Customer Service Training to New Heights

 Recent research has found that more than 8 in 10 consumers would pay 25 percent more to ensure superior customer service; on the flip side,...


Jan 10, 2012, 13:00 ET Despite Facing Challenges, Life Insurance Industry Executives Foresee Opportunities in 2012

 Despite several challenges facing the life insurance industry, executives anticipate opportunities in 2012. LOMA interviewed a panel...


Nov 30, 2011, 15:33 ET Thought Leadership Speakers Enhance May ACORD LOMA Forum Lineup

PEARL RIVER, N.Y. and ATLANTA, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a theme of thought leadership, the 2012 ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems...


Nov 14, 2011, 15:01 ET Kundra to Keynote 2012 ACORD LOMA Forum

Vivek Kundra, the first Chief Information Officer of the United States, will be the keynote speaker at the 2012 ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum....


Nov 14, 2011, 10:53 ET LOMA's Resource Magazine Wins Four Awards

LOMA's Resource Magazine received four awards this fall from two top communications organizations. Resource received two awards from the 2011...


May 16, 2011, 15:00 ET LOMA Talks To Industry Analysts About Life Insurers' IT Investments in 2011

Life insurance companies are investing more money in 2011 towards modernizing and transforming existing core policy systems, like claims and policy...


Mar 09, 2011, 08:00 ET What Will the Life Insurance Industry Look Like in 2020?

By the year 2020, the industry will bifurcate into large conglomerates, serving a broad and increasingly international market and niche carriers,...


Jan 18, 2011, 13:34 ET Technology 'Critical' to Life Insurance Industry Growth in 2011, Executives Say in LOMA Article

Technology will continue to be critical to enabling new strategies, improving efficiency, reducing expenses and improving service, according to...