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NAIFA Represented at AAIFPA Conference

NAIFA’s Associate Director – Member Program Emily Cabbage attended the recent National Convention of the Asian American Insurance & Financial Professional Association (AAIFPA) in Flushing, N.Y., where she met with Lily Fong, chair of AAIFPA’s Board of Directors, and Bing V. Cheng, AAIFPA VP of Life Insurance and the AAIFPA Northeast Chapter President. NAIFA and AAIFPA collaborate and work together ...

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Consumer Misconceptions About Long-Term Care–and How to Address Them

  Planning for long-term care (LTC) has become an increasingly important topic as the population ages and people are living longer. While the effects of a life-changing health event could impact the entire family, research released by Lincoln Financial Group during Long-Term Care Awareness Month currently under way shows that consumers don’t know the entire truth about LTC needs and ...

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November is Long Term Care Awareness Month!

November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month—and time for you to participate in Long Term Care Awareness Month, the campaign aimed at educating Americans about the importance of owning long-term-care products and services. As you take part in LTC Awareness Month, do not forget to visit NAIFA’s online Limited and Extended Care Planning (LECP) at NAIFA’s Limited & Extended Care Planning ...

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NAIFA CEO Mayeux Attends LIMRA Conference

NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux is attending the 2019 LIMRA Annual Conference in Boston along with colleagues from around the industry, including senior executives from dozens of leading insurance and financial services firms. To see Mayeux’s tweets from the conference, follow him on Twitter. LIMRA is the leading research, consulting, and professional development organization for the life insurance and financial services ...

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NAIFA Members Strongly Represented Among NAILBA’s ID Twenty Award Winners

NAILBA’s 2019 ID Twenty Awards recognize the “most courageous innovators and visionaries who have important contributions to the insurance profession” in independent distribution. NAIFA would like to congratulate all of the winners and particularly the seven who are NAIFA members: Keith M. Gillies, CFP, MBA, NAIFA-Louisiana and national Past-President Brian Haney, CFS, CLTC, CFBS, CIS, LACP, NAIFA-Maryland Sheryl J. Moore, ...

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NAIFA Past President Keith Gillies, NAIFA Trustee Ryan Pinney and NAIFA Member Brian Haney Win NAILBA’s ID Twenty Awards

  NAIFA’s Immediate Past President Keith Gillies, CFP, MBA, NAIFA Trustee Ryan Pinney, LACP, and NAIFA member Brian Haney, CFS, CLTC, CFBC, CIS,LACP, are among the 2019 recipients of NAILBA’s ID Twenty Awards. In the award’s inaugural year, NAILBA is honoring Independent Distribution’s most courageous innovators and visionaries who have made important contributions to the insurance profession. “We received over ...

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NAIFA and ACLI Working Together for the Industry, Financial Professionals and Consumers

NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux is attending the Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) annual conference in Boston, Oct. 13-15. Watch for Kevin’s tweets (@KevinMayeux) on goings on at the event. NAIFA and ACLI have a long history of collaboration on advocacy issues important to the life insurance industry and the 90 million American families that financial professionals and companies help provide ...

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Aprilyn Geissler Receives NAIFA’s Diversity Champion Award

  Aprilyn Chavez Geissler of Albuquerque, N.M., is NAIFA’s 2019 Diversity Champion. Geissler is First Executive Vice President of Gateway Insurance and Financial Services, Inc., a national firm with over 200 office locations and a corporate home office in Albuquerque, N.M. Geissler has been instrumental in helping Gateway Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. focus on providing insurance and financial services ...

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Register Now for Webinar on NAIFA’s LACP!

Don’t miss the October 16 webinar by NAIFA on the Life and Annuity Certified Professional (LACP) certification. The webinar will explain what the LACP entails, how to get it and how to use it to further serve your clients and drive business.   The LACP certification is the newest mark of distinction for financial professionals and is accredited and listed ...

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Ameritas Announces Recent Officer Elections

Ameritas Chair JoAnn Martin has announced the following officer elections, effective October 1, 2019. Daryl Bell was elected second vice president and associate actuary – corporate actuarial. His previous position was director and assistant actuary – corporate actuarial. Bell earned a B.S. degree and Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). He holds the professional designation of FSA ...

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