An organization that could impact the work lives of agents and brokers who are licensed in multiple states was supposed to be included in the flood insurance bill that passed the U.S. House Tuesday evening, but the language for it was left out. What happened, and are brokers invested in this idea anyway?
While most people understand the need for medical and dental insurance, the value of voluntary benefits is less understood. Thats why advisers should be selling them as financial protection, says one voluntary sales expert.
EBA is introducing our 2014 Rising Stars in Advising throughout the month of March. First up is Kris Tawney, 29, of Tawney Insurance Consulting LLC, with four tips for other young advisers in the field.
As the debate rages on whether an increase in the U.S. minimum wage will boost or hinder hiring, one aspect is more unambiguous. It would almost surely lift consumer spending.
While this might not be the easy tactic, its an important transformation in the long run, Employee Family Protection's Vinnie Daboul told attendees at EBAs Workplace Benefits Renaissance in Atlantic City, N.J.
LIMRA survey finds 70% of advisers predict the ACA will slash group medical sales, with many saying health care reform will drive employers out of the market altogether.
Commentary: Why this determination is critical to your business thriving and surviving.
Often, people fall back on excuses and give up on trying to reach their goals, says business strategist Dan Waldschmidt, author of Edgy Conversations: How Ordinary People Achieve Outrageous Success. Follow these tips to trick yourself out of making excuses and to lead you down a more successful path in business and in life [Photos: Fotolia.]
Commentary: The dedication and commitment that Olympic athletes give to their sports should be channeled by brokers and advisers.
If you work at home, its vital to separate time and space between home and work. In other words, set boundaries.
Employees fear the financial impact of a critical illness more than dying from one. Take advantage of the growing popularity of this voluntary benefit today.
Selecting the right partner requires focused consideration of the attributes of the ideal partnering relationship. Jack Kwicien shares the strengths and opportunity areas of your business that will determine who the ideal candidate will be.
Commentary: So you want to expand your centers of influence, but youre not sure where to start? Daymark Advisors Jack Kwicien shares a simple idea that works. And best of all, it is easy to implement.
Set in Atlantic City, the 2014 Workplace Benefits Renaissance, held Feb. 24-26 at the Trump Taj Mahal, features a cant-miss presentation from the head of the Employers Association on New Jersey breaking down the impact of the ACA on employers.
This group wants to be mentored, amongst other things, according to a speaker at TD Ameritrade Institutionals national conference in Orlando.