Advisor Today Blog

Aflac Named a “World’s Most Admired Company”

Aflac has again been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. This is the 13th time that Aflac has appeared on this prestigious list. The annual survey, conducted by FORTUNE and the Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, is given to top executives, directors and financial analysts, to identify the companies that enjoy the strongest reputations ...

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NAIFA Sponsors ‘Advisor 2020’ to Help Advisors Plan Their Business Future

New book presents cutting-edge research on industry trends and identifies opportunities for advisors seeking success in a changing marketplace Visit the NAIFA Bookstore to purchase “Advisor 2020.” See coverage in InsuranceNewsNet magazine. FALLS CHURCH, VA – Rapid marketplace and demographic shifts are having profound effects on insurance and financial advisors and will significantly reshape the industry by 2020, according to a new ...

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Call for 2014 Four Under Forty Nominations

Honor the best and brightest by nominating outstanding NAIFA members under the age of 40 for Advisor Today’s 2014 Four Under Forty Awards.  The deadline to submit all nominations is April 4, 2014. Nominating someone for the Four Under Forty Awards is easy – fill out the PDF linked below. Or you can find the form on Page 30 of ...

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4 Under 40 Winner Named Agent of the Year

NAIFA member Elizabeth Dipp Metzger, a 2013 recipient of Advisor Today’s Four Under Forty Awards, has been named Agent of the Year for the third year in a row in the El Paso General Office of New York Life Insurance Company. She received the award in recognition of her outstanding sales achievement and exemplary client service and professionalism. Dipp Metzger ...

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Turn Your Personal March Madness into March Happiness

There’s a lot of hype about March MADness, and if you’re an NCAA fan, or married to one, you know it well. But I’d rather think in terms of March Happiness, training mind and body, just as those basketball players train to remain positive, even when faced with stress, sadness and the cyclicality of life. You can create a habit ...

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How to Maximize Your ROI on Life

Have you ever felt like you need an upgrade on your life? Most of us have, and there’s a way to get it. First, I tell people, “Don’t be afraid of making your life clearer.” Many argue that life is not simple; therefore, there are no easy answers, but to paraphrase from Chinese philosopher Laozi, “The journey of a thousand ...

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