Life Insurance

  • How Much Are Americans Pay in Investment Fees? How Much Are Americans Pay in Investment Fees?

    FeeX, a service that finds and reduces hidden fees within investment accounts, today released data that shows how much in fees are paid to manage and maintain a $10,000 investment. read more
  • Women Flex Their Buying Power Women Flex Their Buying Power

    The Greatest Gift: Account for Your Spending & Model the Behavior

    When it comes to buying power, women are steadily overcoming men. Throughout the next decade, women will control two-thirds of consumer wealth in the United States and will be the beneficiaries of the largest transference of wealth in our country’s history. read more
  • 5 Life Insurance Game-Changers & Cautions 5 Life Insurance Game-Changers & Cautions

    What your clients need to know in 2015

    If your clients have been putting off buying life insurance or revising their current plans, they're not alone. Many consumers cite high premiums and a glut of red tape among the reasons they shy away from purchasing or modifying a policy read more
  • How is a Woman’s Retirement Plan Like a Smartphone? How is a Woman’s Retirement Plan Like a Smartphone?

    Getting Smart about Retirement Planning

    Financial strategist Donna M. Phelan, author of “Women, Money and Prosperity: A Sister’s Perspective on How to Retire Well,” relates the story of Wanda Strong – one of four sisters – one married, one widowed, one divorced and one who never married. read more
  • “Disinterested” Consumers Offer Potential for Insurance Industry in China “Disinterested” Consumers Offer Potential for Insurance Industry in China

    Why aren't they buying?

    A recent study by LIMRA and Swiss Re concluded that the so-called “disinterested” consumer in China represents an opportunity for the insurance industry. read more
  • Study of Chinese Consumers Suggests Personal Touch Valued… Study of Chinese Consumers Suggests Personal Touch Valued…

    ...but Online Sales Growing

    A new LIMRA and Swiss Re study of insurance consumers in China revealed that many insurance buyers like the personal touch of traditional channels but recent trends suggest an increase in online sales. read more
  • Survey: Pro-Athletes Are Not Well Served by Planners Survey: Pro-Athletes Are Not Well Served by Planners

    More than 60% of Pro Athletes Need New Financial Advisors

    Pro Athlete Direct™, the company that connects financial advisors with professional athlete clients, revealed a surprising finding about some of the most famous personalities in America - professional athletes, widely regarded as people who "have it all" are often not well served by the people they trust to help them with their financial management matters. read more
  • Addressing the Fear of Losing Financial Independence Addressing the Fear of Losing Financial Independence

    Even Wealthy Women Worry About Becoming ‘The Best Dressed Bag Lady in Their Community’

    Nearly half of all American women, no matter their background, share a fear that may seem odd given the wealth of some: They are afraid of losing their financial independence, otherwise known as “Bag Lady Syndrome,” according to a 2013 study. read more
  • Teaching Kids the Value  of Money Teaching Kids the Value of Money

    Understanding the tenets of saving, giving and planning for the future

    For most children in America, the holiday season is a wonderful time, with tasty treats, vacation from school, and plenty of toys and gifts that seem to magically appear. read more
  • All PR is Good PR…But Only If You’re Ready All PR is Good PR…But Only If You’re Ready

    Managing your brand

    by Bruce Turkel

    Lots of people quote the old bromide, “All PR is good PR” but few people actually live it. Recently I had a friend tell me that not only did he believe this saying but he wanted to promote his brand on radio and TV as I’ve done. read more
  • Teaching Your Kids To Give Teaching Your Kids To Give

    Establishing the mentality of life-long giving

    by Jennifer L. Jacobson and Gretchen Barry

    While raising kids has never been easy, it can be one of the most rewarding things that some people do–especially when children grow up to be productive, contributing members to society, and that includes knowing how to give back and enrich the communities in which they live. read more
  • NAILBA 33 Hailed as a Success NAILBA 33 Hailed as a Success

    Where the Brokerage Industry Meets

    NAILBA 33, the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies' (NAILBA) Annual Meeting, was recognized by exhibitors and attendees as a success. read more