AALU in the News

Industry Groups, Senators Make Big Push For SECURE Act

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JOHN HILTON – 10/21/2019 As the days on the U.S. Senate calendar tick away, industry groups are trying a last-ditch push to get its favored retirement-security bill a vote. In a letter this week to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kent., Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., lobbied for immediate Senate consideration of the bipartisan Setting Every…

A Retirement Plan for Americans Who May Live to Age 150

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BY MARC R. CADIN – 09/30/19 It’s never too early to begin saving for retirement, but it’s a task that ranks last among many Americans’ budget priorities. And that shows, as the median retirement balance for working Americans is only $3,000, an amount that would barely cover living expenses for a few months. People are…

GAMA Foundation Follows Sister Into AALU Deal

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BY ALLISON BELL – 08/14/2019 The board of the GAMA Foundation for Education and Research says the foundation will team up with the new organization that the foundation’s sister, GAMA International, is forming with the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU). The GAMA Foundation sponsors research and produced educational resources aimed at managers in life…

AALU, GAMA Merging to Form New Organization Representing ‘Financial Security Profession’

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BY INSURANCE FORUMS STAFF – 07/31/2019 The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) and GAMA International announced July 29 they will create a new Washington, D.C.-based organization representing the “financial security profession.” This organization will be the first of its kind in the industry, representing all distribution channels and bringing together the strengths of AALU’s…

AALU to Join With GAMA International

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BY ALLISON BELL – 07/29/19 The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) and GAMA International announced today that they plan to merge. AALU and GAMA intend to adopt a new name and begin operating as one organization by June 2020, the groups said. AALU is a Washington-based group that once focused on serving advisors who…

New CEO seeks to reinvent AALU

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BY ALEX GANGITANO – 03/12/19 06:00 AM EDT The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) needed to make a change and, instead of recruiting the catalyst from the outside, it looked inward for a new leader. “I would have rather gone to do something else somewhere else if the board wasn’t ready for a fundamental…