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What Is AG38?

Effective January 1, 2013, new NAIC Guidelines (AG38) will go into effect. Learn how they'll impact your business. 

Why Your Clients Need Travel Insurance

Traveling can be exciting and rewarding, but it can also be expensive when the unexpected occurs far from home.

Selling Life Insurance in a Low-Interest Rate Environment

With interest rates at their lowest since right after World War II, life insurance companies face a significant challenge in keeping their products competitive.

Aetna to Acquire Coventry in Massive $7.3 Billion Deal

After many of its competitors grew through acquisition, Aetna pulled off the biggest deal of all, agreeing to purchase Coventry Health Care for $7.3 billion.

NRRI Study: Delaying Social Security Improves Retirement Readiness

The Center for Retirement Research recently made updates to a report showing the National Retirement Risk Index (NRRI).

LTC Consumer Study Part 4: What Messages Resonate With Prospects?

To conclude this series, we will take a look at the top three messages that resonate with LTCi prospects.

Are Doctor House Calls Making a Comeback?

What if I told you that doctor house calls are making a comeback?

LTC Consumer Study Part 3: Key Influencers on LTC Purchase Decision

In Part 3 of our LTC consumer study we will take look at the key influencers that impacted their decision to purchase LTCi.

Medicare Beneficiaries Report Having Better Health Insurance Experiences

Compared to people with employer-sponsored insurance, people with Medicare report fewer problems with medical bills and with accessing care because of costs.

Change Is Inevitable, and So Is the Need for Long Term Care

Carriers are leaving the market; others have tightened underwriting, benefits and commissions. Are you ready?

Medicare Supplement Insurance: Myths & Facts

We are hearing everyday from agents asking what is going to happen in 2014.

AHIP Survey: 9 in 10 Seniors Satisfied with their Medicare Supplement

Looking to sell a product that is simple, reliable and offers your customers good value for their money?

LTC Consumer Study Part 2: Why Do People Buy LTC?

In Part 2 of our LTC consumer study, we will look at the different reasons why people purchased LTC according to a study by Mutual of Omaha.

LTC Consumer Study Part 1: Who Is Buying LTC?

Mutual of Omaha recently conducted a study of their current LTC policyholders.

Interview Using Indexed Annuities With High-Net-Worth Clients

Last week, Wendy Swanson sat down with Rocky Lin, CFA--Managing Director at Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors.