Archive for July, 2016

Add this to your DOL checklist: health, LTC costs in retirement

Add this to your DOL checklist: health, LTC costs in retirement

As the DOL rule is phased in, advisors will need to factor health care and long-term care into clients’ retirement plans, says Ron Mastrogiovanni. Source: Yahoo! News     

July 31, 2016 | By More
This may not be the best time to politicize home care workers

This may not be the best time to politicize home care workers

On the one hand, it’s great that both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have an interest in long-term care issues. On the other hand… Source: Yahoo! News     

July 31, 2016 | By More
Futurity First Financial acquires nationwide annuity IMO

Futurity First Financial acquires nationwide annuity IMO

New York City-based M3 Financial will bolster FFFC’s distribution capabilities. Source: Yahoo! News     

July 30, 2016 | By More
Cigna shares the individual health pain

Cigna shares the individual health pain

The insurer also faced group disability claim review headaches. Source: Yahoo! News     

July 30, 2016 | By More
Tackling 2 top retirement issues: What clients need to know

Tackling 2 top retirement issues: What clients need to know

Rising health care costs could delay or prevent prospects and clients from retiring, writes Van Mueller Source: Yahoo! News     

July 30, 2016 | By More
Former Michigan GM Site Gets $17M for Conversion to Autonomous Car Test Facility

Former Michigan GM Site Gets $17M for Conversion to Autonomous Car Test Facility

Michigan has approved $17 million in funding to help convert the site of a former General Motors plant that once pumped out World War II-era bombers into an autonomous car testing facility. The American Center for Mobility – a joint … Source: Claims Journal     

July 29, 2016 | By More
Flight 370 Search Suspended Two Years After Disappearance

Flight 370 Search Suspended Two Years After Disappearance

For two years and more, it has been a lost ship, a metal container carrying 239 souls that simply disappeared one late Asian night never to be seen again. And now, the search for the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight … Source: Claims Journal     

July 29, 2016 | By More
Researchers Say Public Hazard Warnings Need Finetuning

Researchers Say Public Hazard Warnings Need Finetuning

A group of risk experts is proposing a new framework and research agenda that they believe will support the most effective public warnings when a hurricane, wildfire, toxic chemical spill or any other environmental hazard threatens safety. Effective warnings are … Source: Claims Journal     

July 29, 2016 | By More
Where the sandwich generation lives [Infographic]

Where the sandwich generation lives [Infographic]

Multigeneration households are more prevalent in California than in the Midwest. Source: Yahoo! News     

July 29, 2016 | By More
No-worry selling — solicit straight to win big

No-worry selling — solicit straight to win big

Selling ethically from the start can help you avoid problems down the road. Source: Yahoo! News     

July 29, 2016 | By More