Monthly Archives: January 2012

Long-Term Care Costs Up Again

LTCI products are more important than ever for your clients. A new survey provides additional information regarding various types of LTC in the U.S. and a detailed breakdown of costs by region.

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In Step with a Winner-Brion Collins

Ever wondered whatever happened to the past winners of Advisor Today’s Four Under Forty Award? Well, here is your chance to find out.

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Outlook for 2012

2012 won't be boring. Be ready to take advantage of opportunities and avoid the downdrafts. And consider whether this combination of events might cause a “tip” in the market that has had virtually no upward movement since 1999.

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Rodger Johnson Is New York Life’s Top Agent

In all the years that I've worked helping families protect themselves financially, never has the significance of what we do been more clear than in the past few years.

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A Message From NAIFA President Robert Miller

Taken together, our aggressive efforts on three fronts – governance, membership, and messaging – form a coordinated strategy to ensure NAIFA’s indispensable role in protecting our industry and helping members like you grow their business and protect the financial security of the American public.

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Americans Focus on Waistlines Instead of Wallets in New Year Resolutions

The main reason for leaving financial planning out of resolutions was the respondents’ belief that they “don’t make enough to worry about it” (35 percent), according to a survey by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America.

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Compensation Trends for 2012

Workers can expect modest pay raises averaging 2.8 percent next year, compared to 2.7 percent in 2011 and 2.9 percent in 2010, according to a survey by Buck Consultants.

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