Digital assets can be vulnerable. Help clients protect theirs using the new resources in Integrity Life’s “Elephant in the Room/Financial Plan B” value-add program. They cover concerns, outline actions and serve as an entree to related financial discussions.
A life settlement industry veteran contends that access to a life policy value safety net may help stabilize clients' portfolios.
Here's advice about a simple approach to making sure the consumer gets a contract that fits.
A longtime LTCI specialist returns with a column about those premium changes.
Lincoln Financial expects to keep the group benefits business and pass the individual life division on to Protective Life.
Tech-driven “longevity solutions” will be a key way for advisors to differentiate themselves while helping clients age more independently.
Waiting just a few months has enormous advantages no matter how much you make.
Somehow, time is catching up with the people born from 1965 through 1979
Their hope for peace of mind in old age may start with you.
The insurer aims to show what it hopes to do between now and 2168.
It's time to shake off the cold and think about how to improve your game.
The firm wants to focus on “higher-growth, higher-return, capital-light” lines of business.
A Transamerica Retirement Survey examines how retirement is changing for millennials, Gen Xers and boomers.
Clear ideas about the answers may be scarce, but here's what we'll be asking about.
For financial professionals who work with clients struggling with weight and health issues, here’s an opportunity for discussion.
Businesses will be better clients if you help keep them in business.
Pat Foley sees different types of solutions appealing to different types of financial professionals.
Insurers are considering more scenarios these days. Maybe you should, too.
The government can establish a lien against a policy. It can also foreclose.
Joe Ross contends that using permanent life is to using term life what using an iPhone is to using a flip phone.
You might still be fine with paper, but that might not last.
A founder of the Long-Term Care Awareness Month tradition talks about why he believes it's still necessary.
A lot depends on clients' level of resilience. Thinking ahead may improve that.
The author contends that some clients would be better off without their policies.
Congress could change the rules soon, but, for now, these are the rules.
November is LTC Awareness Month, making it a good time to have conversations about the impact Alzheimer’s and other diseases can have on retirement plans.
If clients ignore these basic principles… maybe they will have to buy lottery tickets and hope for the best.
Using this checklist, clients can be better prepared for retirement by assessing their behavior and actions around retirement saving.
Lincoln is trying to help numbers-oriented advisors learn more about clients' feelings.
Here are ideas about HOW to make those connections that seem to form automatically for other people.
For clients working past age 70½, there is an exception allowing them to defer their 401(k) RMDs until retirement.
Just a fifth of adults have taken action to finance long-term care needs, and half think someone else will pay, Genworth found.
Putting your feet up and staying in your pajamas are both ways to sabotage your productivity when telecommuting.
They're out there looking for a suitable path through a challenging, confusing world.
Some flavors of 'plain vanilla' may be better, for some clients, than others.
The rules for spouses, unmarried partners and children are different.
Indexed universal life products can do more than protect the clients against the risk of death.
This column on retirement is written for clients in their 50s or 60s who did not act, or whose planning was swamped by misfortune.
By concentrating on this growing market as boomers start to hit 70, advisors can provide financial planning services for decades.
The state law created by A.B. 1398 will set procedural rules for annuity cash surrenders.
There are plenty of things your clients can worry about. Here’s what they must worry about.
Here's another look at how clients' household arrangements can affect planning strategies.
An ILIT can help with spendthrift protection, and with elective share right planning for a surviving spouse.
Maybe someone told you, "Go cross-sell some life insurance." Here's why your clients need that.
Life insurance should be a bedrock of any serious financial, retirement or estate plan.
Here are five points you can raise that might get the attention of the young invincibles.
Nothing in life is risk-free. But investing in indexed universal life insurance comes pretty close.