Haley Tighe

Haley is a Research Associate for Annuity Monitor and Life Insurance Monitor at Corporate Insight.

Email: htighe@corporateinsight.com

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Better Safe Than Sorry: Annuity Firms Ramp Up Login and Security Features

November 20, 2018 by
Recent technological advances coupled with breaches and fraud scares have driven financial services firms to improve their login and security processes. Annuity firms, ever trailing industry leaders, are finally catching up. Login overhauls and bolstered security lead to more findable login pages and greater use of two-factor authentication. Account protection is a top priority, but […]

Annuity and Life Insurance Product Update – Q2 2018

August 03, 2018 by
This slide deck examines new product releases from annuity carriers and life insurers covered in our Annuity Monitor and Life Insurance Monitor research services. Inside, we provide a rundown of the new products introduced on the firms’ websites in the second quarter of 2018 and highlight their key features.   If you are unable to […]

Pride Month: A Life Insurance Marketing Opportunity Harnessed by Few and Missed by Many

July 05, 2018 by
Research shows fewer LGBT individuals work with a financial professional compared to the general population, despite same-sex couple families having higher savings, income and investible assets on average than other family types. Though this underserved market presents a multitude of opportunities for insurers, only 27% of Life Insurance Monitor firms harness the publicity surrounding June’s […]

May 2018 Trends & Highlights: Product Updates, Firm Campaigns and Apple Business Chat

June 12, 2018 by
TRENDING Product Updates and Launches – Across multiple industries, 21 firms made changes to their coverage set by either launching new products or updating existing ones. Matching moves made by the Federal Reserve, Ally Bank, Ameriprise, Bank of America, Capital One, Chase, KeyBank, Schwab Bank, TD Ameritrade, USAA and Wells Fargo increased rates on certain […]

April 2018 Trends & Highlights: Public Site Updates, Tax Day and the Addition of Robinhood to the Corporate Insight Coverage Group

May 11, 2018 by
TRENDING Public Site Updates – Twenty-four firms across multiple industries updated their public sites, ranging from full public site revamps to redesigned pages. Athene combined two sites in its revamp, while Columbia Threadneedle announced an upcoming May revamp. American Family, AXA, Brighthouse and MassMutual revamped their homepages.  MassMutual also made changes to its News & […]

March 2018 Trends & Highlights: Women’s History Month, Technology and TD’s Transition of Scottrade

April 18, 2018 by
TRENDING Women’s History Month – 15 firms across multiple industries addressed Women’s History Month, with nine posting on Facebook or Twitter for International Women’s Day on March 8. Ally Invest, TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab promoted International Women’s Day on multiple social media platforms and linked to relevant articles. Merrill Edge tweeted an infographic asserting […]

A Step into the Future: Firms Arm Advisors with Texting and Social Media Capabilities

April 11, 2018 by
Although the life and annuity industries typically lag behind other financial industries in terms of technology adoption, two firms are enhancing their communication techniques to reach new and existing clients. In November, Voya launched a new service to enhance its texting communications for advisors. The service allows advisors to text their clients to arrange future […]

February 2018 Trends & Highlights: Market Volatility, Security Updates, TD Ameritrade’s New Tool and Chatbot

March 15, 2018 by
TRENDING Market Volatility – Twenty-eight firms across multiple industries responded to the February 5 market plunge, with many providing insight into what happened and others offering advice on how to respond. AB claimed that the recent market volatility forecasts rising inflation and interest rates while American Century, Legg Mason and Lord Abbett predicted that the […]

Transamerica Begins to Explore the Link Between Health and Wealth in a New App

March 14, 2018 by
Transamerica highlights the connection between health and wealth with the recent revamp of its business, including a new public site, a partnership with a workplace benefit administration firm and a test version of a new financial app. The app is separate from the existing retirement account app, My TRSRetire, and can be used by anyone. […]

February Holidays: An Opportunity to Promote Life Insurance?

February 27, 2018 by
While it may seem less festive than winter months, February is still full of holidays that life insurance firms and advisors have used to engage with clients. MassMutual and John Hancock offer examples of how firms have been leveraging these holidays. Lunar New Year Cultural holidays like the Lunar New Year can help firms and […]