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Growing the Next Generation of Professionals

Our profession is facing one of the greatest challenges it has ever seen. With the decrease of insurance professionals and qualified wealth managers, our pool of industry professionals is shrinking. In this decade, we’ve witnessed the number of U.S. financial advisors falling for five consecutive years.1 Unfortunately, with the lack of advisors in the marketplace,… Read More


Life Insurance Can Change Lives—Ask Sarah W.

Life comes at you fast. September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, so in honor of what you do for your clients, we’ve put together a true story to share. If you want, you can show it to your clients this September. Meet Sarah W. In May 2014, Sarah W.’s world changed forever with the sudden,… Read More


IUL Sales Tool – Tax-Smart Retirement

I was in your shoes. I’m a former NWM advisor who sold life insurance. Here’s a strategy I created and have shared with many advisors. This strategy has helped dozens of practices take their minuscule life insurance revenue and turn it into six-digit figures. Here’s why. If you’re not talking about the importance of tax… Read More


Danica Patrick Reminds You September is Life Insurance Awareness Month!

Are your clients taking unnecessary risks? September is here, which means Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM) is upon us—the perfect opportunity to remind your clients about the importance of having proper insurance coverage for whatever stage of life they’re in. Take America professional stock car racing driver, model and advertising spokeswoman, Danica Patrick’s, story for… Read More


The Blitz: Don’t Get Declined, Use a Proper Design

The Blitz from VOYA: 15-minute sales ideas used by successful agents. Proper IUL Design Monday & Tuesday | 1PM Central Join the meeting >> Call in: 888.311.2948 Participant code: 962542 This week you’ll learn: Optimal funding schedules. How to minimize cost of insurance. Withdrawals vs. loans. How to maximize distributions.   Upcoming Webinars Client profile:… Read More


CreativeOne Releases App with Real-Time Updates

To provide advisors with the ability to access on-the-go case updates and carrier contracts in real time, CreativeOne set out to create an efficient and easy-to-use app, and over the past few months has been releasing the app to its advisors. To better understand the backstory of the app and learn about it from inception… Read More


Strong Strategies for Estates and Wealth Transfer

Join the discussion as The Lafayette Life Insurance Company takes a look at estate strategies, wealth-transfer techniques, and the ways in which life insurance may play a role. Estate Strategies 101 July 21 at 11:30 a.m. CDT Presented by Michael J. Buckner, CLU, ChFC, CPC, QPA, QKA Register >> All of a client’s assets in… Read More


Minnesota Life Presents: Life Insurance as an Investment Tool

June 23 2016

by Creative Life Sales Team

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


Learn about Lafayette Life’s New Whole Life Riders

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


Mutual of Omaha’s GULS: Now Includes GRO Rider at No Charge

The “value proposition” of Guaranteed Universal Life contracts continues to improve with the addition of a “best in class” liquidity rider to Mutual of Omaha’s GULS contract. It is available for sale effective today, June 1st, and brings with it the ability to execute on the “policy split” strategy that many of us are already… Read More