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Indexed Annuity Leadership Council
When considering your plan for retirement, indexed annuities can add balance and give you some peace of mind— no matter what happens on Wall Street.
Long-Term Illness Happens Unexpectedly
Repurpose your current life insurance policy to include living benefits that will provide you, as the insured, funds for Loong Term Care. The team at Agent Support Group, an Amerilife company, will show you how easily you can start protecting yourself against the unexpected cost of Long Term Care.
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In The Media
What’s Your Human Life Value?
Every so often, we come across something that can change how we look at things. For me, I received and e-mail that contained an article about a 43 year old father of three that tragically died due to injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle accident. The
Love Is In The Air
One of the first things that comes to mind when February rolls around is Valentine’s Day. Hearts are everywhere and of course, they symbolize Love. As I am writing this post, I am on an airplane on the way home from a conference that I just attended. I
A New Year, Football and a New Perspective
As we ring in the new year, it gives us an opportunity to look back and reflect on the prior year and also gives us a chance to peer into the new year with a sense of optimism for what lies ahead and also to put things in perspective. When
The Coming Long Term Care Storm
By: Mark D. Milbrod, CLU, CLTC A forecast is always helpful. It helps us prepare for events that can severely impact our lives. That’s why millions of us look to The Weather Channel when there is a storm coming. We want to know the facts. We want to know
Fall Is In The Air
I love the Fall. Of all of the seasons, it is definitely my favorite (and the reason why I will likely
FOR THE PRICE OF A CUP OF COFFEE…
A Story for Life Insurance Awareness Month by Mark Milbrod, CLU, CLTC, Sales Vice President September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. In the spirit of that, I would like to share a story… I recently had a conversation with a friend that was in need of some life insurance to
There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills!
I know that most of you either don’t include Life Settlements as part of your everyday routine, but it is something that needs to be discussed.
There Are Worse Things In Life…
By: Mark D.Milbrod, CLU, CLTC, Sales Vice President “There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?” That is a quote from Woody Allen. Although it is funny, it is an unfortunate stereotype that is often attached to insurance salespeople.
June Is Annuity Awareness Month
By: Mark D.Milbrod, CLU, CLTC, Sales Vice President Very often, annuities get some bad press. One firm in particular even went as far to proclaim that they “HATE” annuities. That’s unfortunate because they really don’t tell the entire story. June is Annuity Awareness Month so in the spirit of
Are You Living Up To Your Client’s Expectations?
In 2021, The research firm, Spectrem Group, conducted a study of wealthy investors. The nature of the study was to determine what services this group expected vs. the services received from Advisory/Wealth Management firms. The results were not surprising. These firms did an excellent job when it came to
September is Life Insurance Awareness Month – If You Know You’re Going to Live to 100 – Which Life Insurance Policy Would You Buy?
By: Jay Scheiner JD CLU, Executive Vice President, Agent Support Group Be honest now – if you knew your client will be living to age 100 – would there be any need for him/her to purchase life insurance? And how about your own life; imagine that absent a car
Inflation Triggers Life Insurance Sales
By: Sam Kaufman, President, Agent Support Group Inflation is all over the news as the Federal Reserve increases key interest rates in an effort to retard its rapid acceleration. While retailers appear to be the first to notice changes in buyer’s habits as indicated by Walmart in their most
Services- Expected or Received ?
Recently, there were several articles published regarding what a financial services client execs and receives from his or her advisor. In more reading and investigating I came upon some very interesting and disturbing facts.
The Suicide Clause Dilemma
By: Jay Scheiner JD CLU, Executive Vice President, Agent Support Group “Does life insurance pay off if a person kills himself?” That was the call I gotfrom a client—an old friend. I knew he had $5M of life insurance because Isold it to him; his CPA, a mutual friend,
Changing Trends – What They Mean
Sam Kaufman, President, Agent Support Group. As an aside, this past Friday I was asked to participate on a conference call with a group of lawyers and there advisor. The Partners had “Buy-Sell” insurance in place where the firm owned the policy and the beneficiary was split between the firm
Policy Review, Best Practices and Best Interests
Gary Bleetstein, Senior Vice President, Agent Support Group - I have been in our business for over 35 years, and yes, the many changes have been extraordinary and I cannot express enough how important Policy Review, Best Practices and Best Interests go hand and hand in today’s marketplace.
I’m Dead. Now What?
What If? My father passed away seven years ago after Alzheimer’s slowly stole his mind and then his body. He was 93 and I miss him every day. Among other wonderful gifts my dad gave me, my mom and siblings, was a thick file called
It’s Time to Review Your Will – Tomorrow May be Too Late
Sam Kaufman, President, Agent Support Group It’s a new year and hopefully we can put some of our concerns of 2021 behind us and look
Happy New Year ( And Let’s Leave 2021 In The Rearview Mirror )
Gary Bleetstein Senior Vice President As we are now in the new year 2022, there is much to be appreciated as well as much to put behind
Learn From The Greatest Life Insurance Salesman Ever
By Jay Scheiner JD CLU Executive Vice President Agent Support Group Do you sell life insurance? Even if your primary