RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Finance & Insurance http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-07-31T22:10:12.7345251Z Federal Home Loan Bank here in merger talks <span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle announced today that they have entered into an exclusivity arrangement regarding a potential merger of the two banks.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/Federal-Home-Loan-Bank-here-in-merger-talks-/171/833/64688 Finance & Insurance American Equity reports earnings, announces new sales initiatives <span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $36.7 million, or 46 cents per share, compared with year-ago net income of $120.1 million, or $1.71 per share.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/American-Equity-reports-earnings--announces-new-sales-initiatives/171/833/64673 Finance & Insurance Berko: Annuities and GMIB http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/Berko--Annuities-and-GMIB/171/833/64587 Finance & Insurance MetaBank parent reports earnings growth <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Meta Financial Group Inc., the Sioux Falls, S.D.-based parent of MetaBank, reported a 14 percent increase in net income in its fiscal third quarter, which ended June 30, to $4.2 million, according to a release</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/MetaBank-parent-reports-earnings-growth/171/833/64642 Finance & Insurance Hatten joins Holmes Murphy as senior consultant <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Susan Hatten has joined Holmes Murphy &amp; Associates Inc. as a senior consultant for strategic partnerships.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/Hatten-joins-Holmes-Murphy-as-senior-consultant/171/833/64599 Finance & Insurance Principal reports record earnings, declares dividend <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Principal Financial Group Inc. on Thursday reported a 19 percent increase in operating earnings for the second quarter and announced a 34-cent dividend for common shareholders.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/Principal-reports-record-earnings--declares-dividend--/171/833/64595 Finance & Insurance West Bank second quarter earnings up 10 percent <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">West Bancorporation Inc. reported an increase of net income to $4.74 million, or 30 cents per share, in the second quarter, up from $4.3 million, or 25 cents per share, in the second quarter of 2013, the West Des Moines-based parent of West Bank said today.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/West-Bank-second-quarter-earnings-up-10-percent/171/833/64593 Finance & Insurance Miles on Money: The long view of investing http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/Miles-on-Money--The-long-view-of-investing/171/833/64567 Finance & Insurance Voyage of a lifetime http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/Voyage-of-a-lifetime/171/833/64573 Finance & Insurance Iowans to receive $1.75 million in rebates from health insurers <span style="line-height: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; font-family: Calibri; font-size: 16px;">Two health insurers in Iowa will refund more than $1.75 million in premiums to more than 15,000 policyholders in the state this year, under a provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires insurers to issue rebates if they don&rsquo;t spend at least a majority of their premium revenue on health care services and quality initiatives.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/Iowans-to-receive--1-75-million-in-rebates-from-health-insurers-/171/833/64559 Finance & Insurance Berko: An investor Rx for Pfizer http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/Berko--An-investor-Rx-for-Pfizer/171/833/64468 Finance & Insurance Health care subsidies headed for Supreme Court <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; background-color: #ffffff;">Two U.S. appeals courts reached opposite conclusions on the legality of a key financing provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, increasing the chance of another showdown at the Supreme Court.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/Health-care-subsidies-headed-for-Supreme-Court/171/833/64534 Finance & Insurance FBL names Wasilewski as chief operating officer for life companies <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">FBL Financial Group Inc. has promoted Raymond Wasilewski to chief operating officer of its life companies.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Finance---Insurance/Finance---Insurance/Article/FBL-names-Wasilewski-as-chief-operating-officer-for-life-companies/171/833/64526 Finance & Insurance