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Alanna Ritchie
Advisor tips for working with mobile millennials in the job-hopping market
Article posted by Alanna Ritchie
Millennials possess a retirement and insurance void created by job instability, the need for self-discovery and the transience of belonging to a generation compelled to start over and over and over again.

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George Shave
Is the fixed annuity market like playing Russian roulette — and will you get hurt?
Article posted by George Shave
Carriers are playing with fire in their next generation of products, getting further away from the basic value proposition of fixed indexed annuities. It's a game of Russian roulette; only in this game, the gun is loaded with multiple bullets. Eventually, the gun goes off and there are casualties. Will you be among them?

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Vanessa De La Rosa
Q&A with five of the most successful advisors in the industry
Article posted by Vanessa De La Rosa
Here’s a recap of what the five Advisor of the Year finalists had to say about education, holistic planning, inflation, annuities, work-life balance, the biggest challenges to the industry and how they’ve become so successful in their practices.

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kstartt
Why it might make sense to take the money and run
Article posted by Kevin Startt
It is said that temptation usually leaves a forwarding address, which may explain why financial products with upfront bonuses are so popular, even when there is a definite future cost. At a time when bonus enticements are still popular with many products, such as annuities, it may make sense to take the upfront bonus, as the outlook for U.S. stocks is murky for the next 10 years, according to many analysts.

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Emily Holbrook
The top 10 annuity sales leaders for Q2 2014
Article posted by Emily Holbrook
After a rocky first quarter, MetLife takes the lead.

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