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  • ILTCI Invites NAIFA Members to Attend Conference with Special Rate January 17, 2019
    Registration is open for the annual Intercompany Long-Term Care Insurance (ILTCI) Conference, scheduled March 24-27 in Chicago. The conference is a multidisciplinary Extended and Long-Term Care event featuring 48 breakout sessions and customized workshops. The top reasons to attend, according to ILTCI: Expand knowledge about options and choices for Extended and LTC planning Increase skills […]
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  • 2019 Long-Term-Care Insurance Price Index Released January 7, 2019
    A couple in their mid-50s purchasing new long-term care insurance(LTCI) can expect to pay just over $3,000 for a potential combined benefit of over $770,000 in coverage, should they begin to need care at age 85. According to the 2019 Long-Term Care Insurance Price Index, prices for coverage have increased slightly, compared to the prior […]
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  • Factors Affecting the Life Combination Market January 2, 2019
    According to LIMRA research, the life-combination market has grown to more than a $4 billion market over the past 10 years. A study, conducted jointly by LIMRA and Ernst & Young LLP (EY), identified five factors that impact the viability of the life-combination market. The report, Combination Products: A One-Stop Solution? examines five factors that challenge life […]
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  • The Single-Retiree Market: Major Opportunity for Advisors December 18, 2018
    The media often depicts retirement as a couple walking down a beach holding hands or sitting on a white beach chair, watching waves crash down on the shore. However, for many American retiree, this is simply not a reality. New LIMRA Secure Retirement (LIMRA SRI) data give some valuable insights into an often-overlooked market: single pre-retirees […]
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  • Sallie Mae’s Sweepstakes Can Help Your Clients’ Children Win Money for College! December 7, 2018
    As your clients look for ways to finance their children’s college education, now is a good time to remind them of Sallie Mae’s monthly Plan for College Sweepstakes. This program offers a chance for students to win $1,000 when they register for Sallie Mae’s free college planning tools—Scholarship Search and the College Planning Calculator. Each […]
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  • Advisors Offer More Products and Services November 27, 2018
      A survey from the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute (LIMRA SRI) shows that financial professionals across all channels are offering a broad array of common products and services to better serve the needs of their prospects and clients. Today there are more than 50 million American retirees. By 2035, this group will grow more than […]
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  • Happy Thanksgiving November 20, 2018
    Dear friends, It’s an old tradition. Loved ones gather around the Thanksgiving table, ready to serve the turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes. But first, they take a few moments to share with each other the things they are most thankful for. Surveys indicate, not surprisingly, that Americans are most likely to be thankful for three […]
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  • Americans Have High Hopes for Retiring Early November 20, 2018
    Americans on average expect to retire two years sooner than they did five years ago and many more say they intend to retire before age 60, potentially reflecting a spike in 401(k) balances, according to research from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual). At the same time, fewer people have figured out how much income […]
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  • Nearly 4 in 10 Americans Have Not Talked about Long-Term Care November 8, 2018
    With Long Care Awareness Month currently under way, it is interesting to note that a large number of Americans have never talked about long term care. According to a recent survey, nearly 4 in 10 Americans age 65 and over–37 percent–say they haven’t had conversations with anyone about preparing for their possible need of long-term […]
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  • Get Ready for Long Term Care Insurance Awareness Month! October 31, 2018
    November is Long Term Care Insurance Awareness Month, the campaign aimed at educating Americans about the importance of owning long-term-care insurance (LTCI). This is an excellent opportunity to reach out to your clients and prospects about LTCI and expand your LTCI practice. NAIFA’s New LECP Center Coming soon is NAIFA’s Limited and Extended Care Planning […]
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