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NAIFA GR Team Presents Legislative Forum at Conference

NAIFA is adapting its advocacy methods to better engage officials in Washington, both those who are elected to Congress and those appointed to regulatory posts, NAIFA Senior Vice President of Government Relations Diane Boyle told attendees of NAIFA’s Legislative Forum at NAIFA’s Career Conference and Annual Meeting. “We are engaging new NAIFA members to become politically active,” she said. “We ...

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NAIFA, WIFS form partnership to strengthen advocacy, education

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) will form a partnership to strengthen collaboration of programs that advance member professional development and education, and support political advocacy and engagement. NAIFA and WIFS announced the partnership today during NAIFA’s Career Conference and Annual Meeting in New Orleans. “NAIFA and WIFS are ...

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NAIFA CEO: Change must happen for membership to grow

  In its 125-year legacy NAIFA has been an innovator, educator, advocate and protector, yet every organization and generation has its own set of challenges, and NAIFA’s is no exception, NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux said Sunday at the NAIFA Career Conference and Annual Meeting. In his remarks to the National Council, Mayeux, who joined NAIFA as CEO in July 2015, ...

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President McNeely: NAIFA’s Future is Bright

  NAIFA’s plans to strengthen industry partnerships, improve finances, attract and retain members and deliver personalized value to every member can only be achieved “with creative thinking and nimble action by our volunteers, executives and staff,” NAIFA President Juli McNeely said Sunday at NAIFA’s Career Conference and Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The ability for NAIFA to move forward on its ...

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NAIFA Immediate Past President John Nichols Remarks

NAIFA Immediate Past President John Nichols focused on the theme of engagement in remarks from the Main Stage at the NAIFA Career Conference and Annual Meeting Sunday. “My favorite part of serving our federation has been being with other NAIFA members,” he said. Nichols thanked by name many of his NAIFA-Illinois friends and colleagues for all that they have done ...

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Peter C. Browne Presented the John Newton Russell Memorial Award

Peter C. Browne, LUTCF, co-founder of Price, Raffel & Browne, received the 74th annual John Newton Russell Memorial Award on the Main Stage at NAIFA’s Career Conference and Annual Meeting. The award is the highest honor accorded by the insurance industry to a living individual who has rendered outstanding services to the institution of life insurance.   “On behalf of ...

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Life Happens Presents Real Life Stories at NAIFA Conference

Each year, Life Happens highlights stories that show how life, health, disability income and long-term-care insurance and the people who sell them positively impact the lives of so many families and individuals. The Real Life Stories presentations are a regular highlight of the NAIFA Career Conference and Annual Meeting. This year, attendees heard four particularly moving and inspirational stories. The ...

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Main Stage Speaker Bo Eason Explains “Personal Story Power” at NAIFA 2015

Bo Eason, mainstage speaker at NAIFA’s Career Conference and Annual Meeting, told attendees in New Orleans how a compelling personal story will make them better leaders and improve their performance professionally and in life. Eason is a former professional football player and is currently an actor playwright. He told his own person story about how in four years he went ...

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NAIFA 2015 Workshop – We’re All Selling Something… But How Do You Get Them to Buy?

Ryan Lowe, author of Get Off Your Attitude, asked NAIFA 2015 attendees “How do we get them to buy what we’re selling?” and explained the habits shared by the most successful salespeople. People buy from people they like and people they perceive as experts, Lowe said. People who know how to communicate and get along with people are often the ...

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NAIFA’s Advisor Today Conference Daily Available Online

Advisor Today is providing a daily newsletter, the Conference Daily, with highlights from the NAIFA Career Conference and Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Today’s edition includes coverage of the presentation of the C. Carney Smith Award and a schedule of today’s events. Click here to read today’s edition online.

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