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Matt Eilers
Are you making these 3 seminar mistakes?
Article posted by Matthew Eilers
We all know, there are dos and don’ts in this business, and when it comes to seminars, there are some rules that shouldn’t be broken … unless you're OK with flushing your marketing dollars down the toilet.

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kstartt
Can I build my own annuity?
Article posted by Kevin Startt
So, if I can get a pepperoni and pickle pizza to the customer in 30 minutes or less, can I build a fixed indexed annuity in 30 minutes? The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places. Building your own FIA is not one of them, I’m afraid.

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kstartt
Trudging through the market mud run
Article posted by Kevin Startt
Realize we are just like the 73-year-old runner; we're at the end of the race with some big puddles, switchbacks and perils to prod through. It is prudent to take some risk dollars off the table soon and rotate, allocate and avoid the temptation to hesitate and follow the leader off the cliff.

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Roccy Defrancesco
Tactical money manager goes to cash (look out below)
Article posted by Roccy DeFrancesco
Does the fact that a rock star tactical money manager went to cash mean that a crash is coming? Well, I can't say that for certain, but I know that they have a proven track record of avoiding crashes — and you can take the information in this article for what it's worth.

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Mike Pinkans
Selling deferred income annuities inside IRAs and defined contribution plans
Article posted by Michael Pinkans, CFA
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) just provided IRA owners and defined contribution (DC) participants — those having 401(k)s, 403(b)s and 457 plans — the ability to purchase longevity annuities (also known as deferred income annuities or DIAs) within these plans.

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