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Jeff Reed
How a MEC can be your client’s Swiss army knife
Article posted by Jeff Reed
Whether as a cash-equivalent sale or an annuity alternative that has been designed smartly to feature living benefits, the potential upsides and the attractive tax-free death benefits are hard to ignore. I believe that the inclusion of these products by life insurance professionals in their daily planning can uncover opportunities that are often overlooked.

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RAMonti
For many consumers, familiarity influences insurance choices
Article posted by Ruth Ann Monti
Shopping for insurance is not high on many people's to-do lists, a factor that makes selling it particularly difficult, even though insurance is required for cars, home mortgages and now health care. In the United States, insurance agents face a lot of denial when they discuss risk and try to explain how insurance can protect consumers from financial ruin. But consumers rarely perceive personal risk to their health, property and income.

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Frank N. Darras
Insurance pitfalls and coverage gaps: How to provide the best possible service to clients
Article posted by Frank N. Darras
With the recent changes in health care insurance, now is the time to learn the ins and outs of the new health insurance system so you can advise clients about their choices. The insurance they have through their employers may not cover all their needs. If so, what can you recommend to them?

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Tony Walker
The 7 costly mistakes your clients make, Pt. 4: Stockpiling hay for everyone else but themselves
Article posted by Tony Walker
Be sure to talk to your clients about whole life and the split annuity concept to see which choice is best for them and their situations, and if they’re viable options for their portfolios. You’ll be glad you did, and your clients will most likely worry less about their retirement as a result.

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Steve Savant
Saving the Medicaid system one life insurance policy at a time
Article posted by Steve Savant
Did you know that Medicaid has surpassed Medicare as the nation’s largest health care program? It is the fastest growing part of most state budgets and funds nearly two-thirds of all nursing home residents. Medicaid has become a runaway train of an entitlement. So how, you ask, can you personally help to at least slow down this train’s increasing need for fuel (funding)?

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