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Tag Archives: FIA

How to predict your 2013 Annuity Marketing Success

Recently a quick assessment was posted on Life Health Pro by Maribeth Kuzmeski.  According to Kuzmeski, answering these 8 questions will tell you a lot about your marketing strategy for this year. 1) Do you have an up to date website? And does the site have a call to action to engage your prospects? 2)  Click to Continue

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3 Reasons to Buy a Fixed Indexed Annuity Now

While interest rates continue to hover around record lows, many investors and retirees are apprehensive about purchasing an annuity until the rates rise again. Waiting for the rates to return to a “normal” level may not be in the best interest of the investor. Although the fixed indexed annuity (FIA) products may not appear to  Click to Continue

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Indexed Annuities Sales Are Up

There’s a reason so many folks buy these products. Where else are you going to get a guarantee for income for life without the potential of loss?   Evanston, IL, —Despite a difficult interest rate environment, income annuity sales grew almost 18% in fourth quarter and nearly 7% in 2011, according to estimates from the  Click to Continue

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How Indexed Annuities Can Maximize Gain and Minimize Risk

The overall markets experienced significant peaks and valleys over the last decade, and many watched as their retirement accounts were decimated and built back up, only to lose value yet again.   As advisors, we sometimes shy away from talking with our clients about products that can help them truly diversify their investment portfolio while  Click to Continue

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Should You Buy an Index Annuity with an Income Rider?

Everyday we are seeing a more and more people fleeing the volatility of the market to purchase fixed annuities. Although some of the more risk adverse clients are purchasing the traditional fixed annuities, but many are hedging their retirement by purchasing fixed indexed annuities.   There are many reasons why this is happening. Consumers now have a product where  Click to Continue

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Cold Calling and Telemarketing

Cold calling in one of the most old school methods of generating insurance leads.  It can be as simple as an agent dialing numbers from a local Chamber of Commerce business list to a predictive dialer calling with an automated insurance massage that prompts a person on the other end to press 1 to talk  Click to Continue

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