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Barb Donnar
Who in my agency needs insurance licensing?
Article posted by Barb Donnar
Do the people who work in my agency need insurance licensing? That sounds like a simple question, doesn’t it? But often, the answer to this question is "maybe.” To determine whether or not someone needs insurance licensing, you have to review the functions they are performing.

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Paul Cross
LIBRs and GLWBs: What agents need to know now
Article posted by Paul Cross
In addition to lifetime income provisions, including the payout factors that can impact the income stream, here are some factors agents need to know now relative to optional income benefit riders, LIBRs and GLWBs.

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Bill Coffin
In California, all annuity producers are crooks
Article posted by Bill Coffin
The California DOI wants consumers to know, first and foremost, that annuity shopping equals potential fraud.

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Tony Walker
The 7 costly mistakes your clients make, Pt. 3: Risking the cow instead of the milk
Article posted by Tony Walker
If there was a simple way to guarantee that both your clients’ savings and investments and the income they need to live on would last a lifetime, wouldn't they want to know about it?

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Stan The Annuity Man
Annuity surgeon general warning
Article posted by Stan The Annuity Man
Let’s start the needed annuity brand protection movement with something we are all familiar with, the Surgeon General and FDA-type warnings we find on many consumer products. If every annuity ad had a short verbal disclaimer at the beginning or end for whatever dream scenario is being pitched, this would at least give the consumer a heads up to what product the ad-buying dream-slinger is really talking about.

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