Athene Adjusts BalancedChoice Annuity Strategy Allocations

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Effective, July 2, 2016, Athene BalancedChoice Annuity (BCA)  will be adjusting the strategy option allocation percentages. View the official notice and deadlines here. Please contact your CreativeOne sales team at 800.992.2642 if you have any questions or would like any additional information.


Minnesota Life Presents: Life Insurance as an Investment Tool

June 23 2016

by Creative Life Sales Team

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Minnesota Life Presents: Life Insurance as an Investment Tool BGA and BGA Staff Webinar Thursday, June 30, 2016 1:00 PM CST Join TMA and Steve Sommer, Sales Manager, IDG of Minnesota Life for a presentation on “Life Insurance as an Investment Tool.”  Learn how you can use life insurance to help your clients fill their retirement income… Read More


Amiss Table Rating & Maneuverability

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Technology adoption, advancements in medical treatments and the wide array of pharmaceutical products are making a larger impact on how we all do business. And, in this case success story, we see the importance of reviewing carrier offers and not taking them at face value. Maneuverability in Health Class Ratings With the subjective underwriting process… Read More


Need Referrals? Get Them with Endless Events

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Summer is here, so what better time is there than now to show your clients how much you appreciate them? The bonus of hosting such an event? Referrals! How? By inviting your top clients to fun events and encouraging them to bring their friends, you’ll potentially gain new business. CreativeOne’s Endless Events program helps you… Read More


A Word from the Wise: Stephen Stricklin

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A Word from the Wise features expertise from industry-related professionals to put you at the top of your game. When Stephen Stricklin founded Wise Wealth LLC, he was motivated by the desire to bring financial wisdom to his clients. A former teacher and counselor, Stephen understands the role knowledge plays in wealth management and preservation… Read More


Shell Game: Planning for Retirement’s Unpredictability

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Life’s unpredictable. That’s why we help everyday people improve their odds and reduce the impact of external risks. We work to protect a client’s financial plan. In our profession, we spend a great deal of time anticipating and predicting the unforeseen and how external pressures can affect clients. What are the techniques to navigate and… Read More


Learn about Lafayette Life’s New Whole Life Riders

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Don’t miss an exciting opportunity to learn about Lafayette Life’s new Whole Life riders! Join Lafayette Life for an in-depth webinar about these important enhancements to our Whole Life portfolio: June 7 webinar June 9 webinar The Lafayette Life Insurance Company introduced a new Accelerated Death Benefit PLUS rider that will be automatically included subject… Read More


John Hancock is Sending Top Term Insurance Producers to Vancouver

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Have you looked at John Hancock’s Term Insurance portfolio? There is really something for everyone here, including great prices and the Vitality Platform. John Hancock has sweetened the deal for producers by launching an inventive trip: The 2016 John Hancock Insurance Term Summit. Qualification is easier than you think, and the contest lasts well into… Read More


With DOL, is a TAMP Part of Your Firm’s Future?

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We’ve been reading the online Department of Labor (DOL) chatter about increased fiduciary responsibility, and as advisors, we’re heightening countermeasures before the dust settles. As you are aware, the DOL has recently proposed changes that could drastically alter our industry. These proposed fiduciary changes would hold insurance and financial professionals to a higher legal standard… Read More


Old-School Agents Need to Embrace Technology

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I have talked to many agents throughout my career about how technology can revolutionize their practice. The feedback I get from the older agent is usually the same: “I’m old school and don’t need a website.” “My website that hasn’t been updated in eight years is fine.” “I don’t need social media. My clients don’t… Read More