The Past, for Agents
January 1, 2020 by Allison Bell
Today is the start of 2020, and the start of the 2020s.
It’s also 100 years after the start of New Year’s Day in 1920 — a year that’s much different from our own, yet hauntingly similar, and which is well-represented in various online digital archives, such as the Google Books and Newspapers.com databases.
Here’s a look at what life, health and annuity news was hot in 2019; what was hot in a sister publication, LifeandHealthInsuranceNews.com, in January 2010; and what seems to have been hot in insurance and business publications in January 1920.
Here are the five most-viewed life, health and annuity news articles of the year.
One obvious conclusion: Our readers are interested in annuities and taxes, and keenly interested in Medicare.