As a member of NAIFA, you will be part of a professional association that enables your career to grow, protects your vested interests in the insurance industry, and advises you on industry trends and new technologies. With more than 50,000 members, NAIFA is the largest financial services membership association in the United States. NAIFA is a federation of 700 state and local associations all striving for the same common goal: to protect your livelihood and your clients’ financial security. NAIFA is the only organization serving and representing all insurance and financial advisors regardless of the products they sell or the focus of their practice. As your professional association, NAIFA’s focus is to protect your business, help you grow your business and promote ethical business conduct.

Your dues provide you membership in NAIFA-National, NAIFA-California, and NAIFA-Los Angeles.

Membership in NAIFA provides you unique opportunities for:

  • Professional development
  • Online webinars and virtual libraries
  • Powerful government relations, political action, and lobbyists
  • Discounts on supplies and services
  • Mentoring with experts in the field
  • Leadership training
  • Programming for young advisors and those new to the industry
  • Continual learning about new sales and prospecting ideas
  • Networking opportunities with very experienced professionals in both insurance and related fields that support the insurance industry, such as attorneys and accountants.  
  • Industry newsletters and magazines

"It pays to be a member."

NAIFA membership is crucial, because it represents an investment in protecting our industry and our clients’ well-being.”
— Mark W. Pfaff, Executive Vice President in Charge of U.S.Life Insurance & Agency, New York Life

New York Life studied the 2010 production levels of its Council-level agents and found:

  •  NAIFA members averaged $90,300 in 2010 First Year Commissions, while non-members averaged $55,340.
  •  NAIFA members produced 52% more premium than non-NAIFA members.