Life Insurance

  • Advising Special Needs
    Advising Special Needs

    Demand for specialized financial advice is on the rise

    The demand for financial advice for special needs families rises as special needs children’s lifespans lengthen and the frequency of some developmental disabilities grows.
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  • Which Source of Power Can You Leverage?
    Which Source of Power Can You Leverage?

    Utilizing your optimal source of power creates effective leadership

    Can power make women successful, defined leaders, and help them continue to enhance the world? Joann M. Eisenhart, Ph.D., senior vice president of human resources, facilities and philanthropy at Northwestern Mutual has taken an in-depth look at women, power and success through a series of white papers.
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  • Life and Annuity Companies Prefer Simplified Approach to Allocating Costs
    Life and Annuity Companies Prefer Simplified Approach to Allocating Costs

    However, Top Performers Show a Different Tendency

    Ward Group, an Aon Hewitt company and the leading provider of benchmarking and best practices research studies for the insurance industry, today released findings from its study of cost allocation practices at life and annuity insurers. The results show that companies tend to prefer using simplified approaches for the basis of allocating costs throughout the organization rather than complex, multi-driver formulas.
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  • 4 Principles for Staying Cool  Under Pressure – and Succeeding
    4 Principles for Staying Cool Under Pressure – and Succeeding

    Athlete/Surgeon Shares Tips for Becoming a ‘Super Performer’

    We all ask ourselves the same desperate question from time to time: How am I going to make this work?!
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  • How Today’s Families are Using Advisors
    How Today’s Families are Using Advisors

    Statistically Significant Findings For Traditional & Modern Families

    Modern families who have used a financial professional report higher financial security than those who never used a financial professional. However, traditional families who used a financial professional report higher financial security than those who never used a financial professional and all modern families.
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  • Advising the Family Business
    Advising the Family Business

    Strategies for success, avoiding common pitfalls

    Non-family businesses can learn a lot from family businesses, says Henry Hutcheson, a certified Family Business Advisor and founder of Family Business USA consultancy.
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  • Life Happens Celebrates 20 Years
    Life Happens Celebrates 20 Years

     Nonprofit promotes the importance of personal financial responsibility

    Two decades ago, seven insurance producer organizations recognized that more needed to be done to educate the public about the importance of insurance planning and the value of working with a professional insurance agent.
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  • Women & Money
    Women & Money

     How money directly Impacts her overall satisfaction in life

    Do women have different relationships with money than men? Very definitely, yes, says entrepreneur and business coach Meriflor Toneatto.
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  • Cracking the Code to Innovation
    Cracking the Code to Innovation

    7 Steps That Guarantee Success

    Everyone says they want innovation in their organization, but when an ambitious employee offers it to a CEO, for example, the idea is often shot down, says Neal Thornberry, Ph.D., faculty director for innovation initiatives at the Naval Postgraduate School in California.
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  • The 3 Major Sins of Sales Management
    The 3 Major Sins of Sales Management

    CEOs Must be Aware of How They’re Using Key People

    It’s a simple fact of business: Without sales, no one else downstream can do their jobs, says veteran sales manager and business speaker Jack Daly. Because of how vital sales are to a company, CEOs frequently tend to misuse their best people, he says.
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  • Study: FINRA Arbitration Pool Challenged
    Study: FINRA Arbitration Pool Challenged

    PIABA: Lacks diversity and fails to detect, communicate potential biases

    Contrary to claims made by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), its pool of arbitrators that decide virtually all investor disputes with financial professionals in the U.S. lacks diversity, according to a new report released today by the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA).
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  • Love Is A Gift…
    Love Is A Gift…

    MassMutual Launches Social Initiative to Celebrate Those Who Matter Most

    Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) today launched Love Is A Gift, a social initiative designed to celebrate those who matter most in our lives. Love Is A Gift encourages people to make a statement about the transformative power of love and share a picture of themselves with those who matter most to them, along with a brief explanation of why. For every photo story uploaded to, MassMutual will donate $1 to Easter Seals — up to $50,000. The initiative will run through November 30.
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