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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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Do You Take More Than You Give Or Give More Than You Take?

By recognizing these elements and trying to practice the principles of giving and taking in equal measure, you can revolutionize your own workspace, no matter what position you may have.

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The Ultimate Resolution for Financial Advisors

Successful advisors know that New Year's resolutions are merely the first step in the process. It is actually the implementation of goal-related activities that lead you along the journey to your desired destination. Here's how to get there.

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Politico: MLR Rule Could Decrease Commissions

A new federal health insurance rule in President Barack Obama’s health care law was supposed to crack down on wasteful administrative expenses, but insurance agents and brokers say they’re about to become unintended casualties.

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Robert Petrocelli named Council Vice President at New York Life

New York Life Insurance Company has named Robert H. Petrocelli, Jr., as Council Vice President, an honor bestowed annually on the New York Life agent with the second-highest performance achievements in the company. As Council Vice President, Petrocelli is a leader of the company’s elite national field force composed of 11,900 licensed New York Life agents. “Reaching the Council Vice ...

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