Guest contributor Kim Stringer is an insurance specialist with Truist Life Insurance Services.
Military spouses are essentially running single-parent households and have a lot on their plates in addition to the stress of worrying about their deployed partner. With a high frequency of relocation, they also may not have the deep family connections that many of us rely on for advice and support. And with many of the military spouses’ benefits ending when they retire, typically at an earlier age than others retire from the general workforce, their planning needs are different. Take all these factors into consideration and you can offer a great service to those who provide a great service to all of us. More>>
Guest contributor Dorothy Bonett, ALMI, AIRC, ACS, is vice president, sales development and marketing enablement at Crump Life Insurance Services.
I took my granddaughter to a local park recently, and to my surprise, we found many butterflies gathered in what is otherwise an open area. As we continued exploring the small area, we noticed a sign stating that this area in the park is designed specifically with butterflies in mind. It had all the flowers and plants that made them thrive.
Still, it fascinated me. The park is wide open with acres and acres of land. The butterflies were free to roam wherever they wanted, yet hundreds chose this small park area to call their home. Reflecting on what financial professionals provide clients reminds me of this butterfly garden. More>>
Guest contributor Kelly Chatham, senior marketing specialist, at Crump Life Insurance Services.
Clients in the demographic group between the ages of 20 and 35 are beginning to enter the workforce, with many having completed college and attended graduate or post-graduate school. During these years, many clients are faced with debt such as student loans, rent or mortgage payments, transportation costs, and paying for travel and entertainment. Due to the various pulls on their incomes, many young professionals struggle to save for the future. Here are a few simple ideas about how to incorporate insurance products during this stage of life. More>>
Guest contributor Carma McCallie, JD, is vice president, advanced sales, at Crump Life Insurance Services.
Change is inevitable. Our clients’ lives are constantly changing, and as their financial professionals, we recognize that their financial needs and goals also change. By regularly reviewing their portfolios, we help to ensure that their asset mix matches where they currently are in life and where they plan to go. However, one vital component of their overall plan often gets overlooked in that review process — and that component is insurance. More>>