10 Reasons to Innovate – Now!

13 Jan

All the time we hear about: We can’t afford not to innovate… Why innovate when we are growing profitably today?

Innovation is an essential ingredient to sustain success. Without any innovation, the traditional business of insurance will become obsolete. We talk about “think big start small” and the list goes on and on. More >>

Neil Armstrong Creatively Provides for His Family

8 Jan

After all the danger, glory, and fame it’s easy to forget that at the end of the day astronauts are federal employees subject to the same General Schedule (GS) pay scale as everyone from typists to CIA agents. Unfortunately, a federal salary wasn’t enough for Apollo 11 astronauts to purchase life insurance. More >>

5 Things Every Agent’s Website Should Have

6 Jan

The way people look for and evaluate insurance agents and advisors are no different than scouting a local barber, repair person or handyman – particularly among millennials. That means agents need to have a strong Web presence like never before – and a key element of that presence is having a prominent agent-specific footprint online. More >>

5 Financial Mistakes Millennials Are Making

4 Jan

Even as the U.S. economy as a whole recovers from the Great Recession, Millennials continue to struggle with student debt and slow job growth. The lackluster economy and student debt aren’t the only things holding back Millennials from attaining financial independence and success. More >>

5 TED Talks to Help You Shake Off Rejection

30 Dec

123015tedtalkGive it enough power and rejection can shape who we are, where we are going and what our decisions are. It’s scary stuff. So how do you shake off a success-swindler like rejection?
Try a TED talk. The inspirational seminars explore many topics, and in 20 minutes or less, you can watch or listen to one on their website or YouTube for free. The idea behind these talks is that in 20 minutes, you can change your attitude, life and “ultimately, the world.” More >>

5 Things You Didn’t Know Life Insurance Could Do

28 Dec

When you think of life insurance, what usually comes to mind is the death benefit—the amount of money that is paid out to your beneficiaries when you die. And that certainly is the main reason most people get life insurance. Here are five things you probably didn’t know you could do with permanent life insurance. More >>

Relief for the Sandwich Generation

21 Dec

122115sandwichgenerationMany middle-aged adults are finding themselves caught between supporting their dependent children while looking after their aging parents.

This predicament places those in their 40s and 50s in a particularly difficult position from both a financial and emotional standpoint. So how can those in the Sandwich Generation survive without getting eaten alive? By planning. More >>