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This year’s Annual Election Period is kicking off, marking the busiest and most important time in our profession. Every year is a little bit different, and 2016’s AEP has a few important factors for consumers to consider.
What if there was a way to mitigate the risks of an extended care event by leveraging non-income-producing assets? LTC National Sales Director Skip Liddell shows you a solution that offers LTC benefits, death benefits and helps avoid negative tax consequences.
What you need to know if clients ask about the Zika virus and travel insurance.
The DOL fiduciary rule will be a hot topic throughout 2016. SMS is watching legislative and marketplace developments, and will keep you informed.
In 2015, many worldwide events fed people’s emotions, sparked anxiety and uncertainty and caused pause regarding travel plans. What's ahead in 2016?
The Nov. 13 attacks in Paris have prompted many questions to our call center regarding travel insurance coverage for terrorism. Here are some answers.
The implications of the 2016 budget are significant for your clients since it contains some sweeping revisions to Social Security.
With seven million seniors (30% of beneficiaries) affected by Part B price increases, you'll need to know how to answer your clients' questions.
A new SMS white paper finds that financial and insurance professionals should make Medicare and Social Security the foundation of retirement planning.
Rather than entitlements that don’t need strategy and planning, advisors should view Medicare and Social Security as the foundation of retirement planning.
More than 100 agents and advisors from all the over the country were in Omaha for the fourth annual Sales Forum held June 10 – 12, 2015.
A recent report from the Middle Class Task Force named annuities as one of the tools that give Americans a better shot at a more secure retirement.
Dwane McFerrin, SMS' vice president of Medicare Solutions and chair of the NAHU Medicare Advisory Group, addressed the main assembly at this year's Capitol Conference in Washington, D.C.
Get a run-through of the basic considerations for planning an event, and a few helpful resource documents to help you get started and stay compliant throughout.
Follow-up to a personal story about travel insurance by Dan Drennen, Director of Sales & Marketing Travel Insurance Center.