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Why Do Consumers Hate Annuities?

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Turning retirement savings into retirement income is a challenging proposition, but consumers seem to want it more and more. The problem? They’re hesitant to fully embrace annuitization strategies. How do you address this challenge? Despite wanting guaranteed income during retirement, annuity adoption still lags. During this webinar, we’ll discuss: Specific challenges facing the annuity industry…. Read More


5 Ways to Create & Curate Successful Content on Twitter

Twitter recently celebrated its 10th birthday as a social media website. Over the years, Twitter has been an innovator in connecting business and customers. From allowing immediate customer feedback to growing a business, Twitter is a key tool for financial advisers today. Through the right techniques, business owners can expand their geographic reach, find new… Read More


Breaking News: DOL Proposes to Extend the January Applicability Date of the Fiduciary Rule

The DOL is proposing to extend the January applicability date of the fiduciary rule by 18 months. The proposed delay would extend the transition period and delay of applicability from Jan. 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019. Watch for more details >> In a filing in the District Court of Minnesota, Labor Secretary Acosta told… Read More


Nationwide New Heights Webinar

This exclusive webinar will discuss all the features that positioned New Heights® as one of the fastest-growing FIAs in the industry, including: Join us at this webinar on: Wednesday, August 9 2:30 p.m. EDT 1:30 p.m. CDT 11:30 a.m. PDT REGISTER TODAY » A 6.28% compound annual return with the new J.P. Morgan Mozaic IISM… Read More


Earn CE Credits & Boost Insurance Opportunities

As a former producer, earning CE credits is a necessary chore for our profession. How many times have you sat in a class and thought … how is this relevant to my practice? How will this help me grow my business? Your time is limited. What if you could attend CE classes that also delivers ideas… Read More


Barron’s Index Annuities Guarantee Excellent Lifetime Income

Barron’s, one of America’s top financial newspapers and magazines, recently published its seventh-annual review of the most competitive annuity products in the marketplace focusing on providing guaranteed income for life. It highlights the 50 most competitive products available today, comparing and contrasting the primary income annuity alternatives including variable annuities, deferred income annuities, immediate income… Read More

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How Carriers Are Doing Business in a Post-DOL Fiduciary Rule World

CreativeOne has obtained information from our carriers for both annuity and life insurance on how to conduct business in the post-DOL fiduciary rule landscape. Carriers we work with: AIG Allianz American Equity Investments American General American National Athene AXA Brighthouse Financial Delaware Life EquiTrust Fidelity & Guaranty Life Foresters Financial Global Atlantic Financial Group Great… Read More


PTE 84-24: How to Obtain Commissions Information

In order to assist you in complying with the requirements of PTE 84-24 for your qualified annuity sales, CreativeOne is offering its agents two options on how obtain commission information to fulfill the necessary information on the PTE 84-24 Disclosure. Along with many insurance carriers, CreativeOne offers a generic PTE 84-24 disclosure available for your… Read More


DOL Disclosures: Which One Will You Use?

Following the June 9 implementation of the DOL fiduciary rule, agents and advisors are required to provide appropriate disclosures. Disclosures will vary by carrier and producer. Currently there are two different routes in which carriers are looking to comply. Learn more about the disclosures >>  


Video: What’s the Latest on the DOL?

Stay up-to-date with breaking news videos about the DOL fiduciary rule and other important info to keep you informed. Watch now >>