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Embrace Life's New Opportunities with Ameritas

Senior Market Sales is proud to announce the addition of Ameritas Life to our Life portfolio.

Agents Receive Sales Training at 2nd Annual Advanced Sales Forum

Senior Market Sales was recently host to insurance agents who traveled from all over the country for the Advanced Sales Forum held at the home office in Omaha.

App by Email Now Available for ACI, CLI and Genworth Med Supps

Agents contracted through SMS to sell Med Supp from Aetna Companies can now send pre-populated apps to the client via our proprietary App by Email process.

Income Planning for Today, Tomorrow and 30 Years From Now

Here’s a quick run-down of the retirement risks your clients face and how they’ve changed over the years.

Windows 8 Tablets: Almost Ready for Prime Time

SMS Chief Technology Officer Hershel Kleinberg gives an in-depth review of Windows 8 tablets to help inform your buying decision.

What Changes Are Coming to Medicare?

The CBO projects that Medicare and Medicaid spending will grow from less than five percent of GDP today to nearly double in just the next 10 years.

Latest From CMS on Exchanges: "Agents and Brokers Will Play a Role"

On May 1, 2013, CMS addressed the role of agents and brokers in the health care exchanges.

New Rule Explains How Medicare Will Pay Under ACA

Medicare recently released a 1,424 page rule telling Medicare hospitals what they will get paid in 2014.

CMS Reverses Position on Proposed Medicare Advantage Cuts

The industry breathed a big sigh of relief when CMS announced that instead of a 2.2% cut, it was instead increasing reimbursement rates for MA plans by 3.3%!

LTCi Premium Increases Stabilize

Industry experts are optimistic that rates have stabilized. 

LTC = Living Through Challenges?

As I think about the millions of Americans who have not been educated on long-term care, I wonder if the title “long-term care” should be stated differently.

Getting Media Coverage With Social Security

Social Security is a hot topic in the media, with consumers, with bloggers and on social media. How can advisors stand out and get the media’s attention?

Is the 4% Withdrawal Really Safe Anymore?

Many have argued that the 4% withdrawal rate may not be as safe as once believed.

Getting Started With Social Security Planning

Getting started with Social Security planning.

Humana to Launch iPad Enrollment App for Medicare Advantage

Humana has been working on an enrollment tool that will allow Humana agents to enroll MA-PD clients right from their iPad with an electronic signature.