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Governor Jay Inslee has issued a proclamation designation September 2017 as "Life Insurance Awareness Month"!

NAIFA Launches New Certification... LACP, the Life and Annuity Certified Professional

Monday, June 5, 2017

On Sunday, at the annual MDRT meeting in Orlanda, NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux announced the official launch NAIFA’s new certification, the Life and Annuity Certified Professional, or LACP.

For a limited time, qualified NAIFA members and industry professionals can acquire this certification through an alternate certification process without having to take the exam.

Get more details and links down below.

The Big 6 tax reform framework is out.  Following is a good summary from NAIFA’s outside consultants at Raffaniello & Associates

One Washington Initiative

At the recent State Convention in Chelan, a presentation was made covering much of this initiative. In July, we will begin the process of voting for those local association that choose to migrate to the One Washington model.

Please direct questions to any member of the Steering Committee listed at the end of the summary document.

Having trouble voting? Haven't received your ballot?

(Be sure to vote from the same email address as your membership record or include you NAIFA membership number.)

"I can share my ups and downs with people who understand what's its like to be in this business."
- Al Zalewski, Group Services NW

NAIFA introduces new industry certification!


Life & Annuity Certified Professional

The NAIFA Life and Annuity Certified Professionals (LACP) serves consumers by recognizing financial professionals with a mark of distinction for their product knowledge, consultative sales process and compliance to ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements. LACP practitioners are held to a standard of excellence that defines and differentiates them from their peers and to the clients they serve.


"Being around successful people at NAIFA helps me be more successful."
- Joe Newman, Thrivent Financial

Upcoming Events

NAIFA partners with the College for Financial Planning

Life Underwriter Training Council

Whether you take it online or in-person, the LUTCF professional designation can help you improve your business by "leaps and bounds" like jumping tall buildings!* Check out NAIFA's LUTCF program page for details on becoming a LUTC Fellow and raising your professional reputation with LUTCF!


Contact a moderator for more details:

Michael C. Staeb | Seattle/Eastside | (855) 627-8232
Wayne Lunday | Lower Columbia | (360) 273-6991
Stephen Good | Seattle/Eastside | (206) 346-3268

*No ability to leap tall buildings actually comes from completing LUTC curriculum. :-)