News

April 2015

April 28
John Hancock Vitality Life Insurance Solutions Launches HealthKit-enabled App for iPhone and iPod touch; allows policyholders to get rewarded for recording healthy activities on iPhone and the Apple Watch

John Hancock today announced the launch of its new John Hancock Vitality app for iPhone and iPod touch. The app enables John Hancock Vitality life insurance policyholders to record their healthy activities to earn points as part of the John Hancock Vitality ....
April 27
John Hancock Insurance Announces Strategic Relationship with Synodex

John Hancock Insurance today announced a strategic relationship with Synodex, a division of Innodata Inc. (NASDAQ: INOD). ....
April 27
John Hancock Retirement Plan Services Hires Nick Barcelona As Regional Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Division, Focusing on Pittsburgh

John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JH RPS) has hired Nick Barcelona as regional vice president, responsible for sales and relationship development with financial representatives and plan consultants in John Hancock's Mid-Atlantic ....
April 16
John Hancock Brings Boston Marathon Champions and Other Elite Kenyan Runners to Hopkinton Marathon Rally

John Hancock today brought three Boston Marathon champions, Wesley Korir, men's 2012 champion, Sharon Cherop, women's 2012 champion, and Caroline Kilel, women's 2011 champion, and other elite Kenyan athletes....
April 15
John Hancock Brings Together 350+ Boston Public High School Track Athletes and Boston Marathon Elite Marathoners for Scholars & Stars Event

Boston Marathon principal sponsor John Hancock, in partnership with the Boston Scholar Athletes (BSA) program and the Boston Public Schools....
April 15
Signator Supports Advisors with Continuity Plan

Signator Investors, Inc., powered by John Hancock Financial Network (JHFN), is offering its advisors a simplified continuity agreement that can be implemented between advisors or between an advisor and the firm....
April 14
Manulife Completes Transaction with New York Life, Significantly Expanding John Hancock’s Retirement Plan Services Business

Manulife Financial Corporation (“Manulife”) today announced that its U.S. Division (John Hancock Financial), has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of New York Life’s Retirement Plan Services business....
April 13
Half of Investors Plan to Save Their 2014 Tax Refund, John Hancock Survey Finds, and A Quarter will Reduce Debt

A recent survey of investors by John Hancock Financial found that 52 percent of investors who expect to receive a Federal tax refund will funnel their check into a savings account, while 25 percent plan to pay down debt....
April 8
John Hancock Introduces a Whole New Approach to Life Insurance in the U.S. That Rewards Customers for Healthy Living

John Hancock Insurance today announced a whole new approach to life insurance that rewards people for healthy living. Developed through an exclusive, first-ever U.S. life insurance partnership with Vitality, the global leader in integrating wellness ...
April 1
John Hancock Investments Honored With 2015 Lipper Fund Awards

Three funds in the John Hancock Investments family were honored at the 2015 Lipper Fund Awards event last night in New York City. The John Hancock Financial Industries Fund, Class A (FIDAX), was recognized in the Lipper category of Financial Services Funds ...
April 1
Investor Sentiment Reaches Highest Point in Five Years, According to John Hancock Survey

Investor sentiment has reached its highest level since the inception of the John Hancock Investor Sentiment Survey five years ago, rising to +28 in the first quarter of 2015 from a score of +22 in the first quarter of 2011. ...