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Recent posts by NAIFA

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Experts at Apex will Explore Technology’s Transformation of the LECP Marketplace

By NAIFA on 8/8/22 9:15 AM

The limited and extended care planning (LECP) marketplace is transforming apace with innovations in technology. The rise of 5G, the fifth-generation standard for broadband cellular networks, has revolutionized the way we handle LECP data, providing greater data speeds, more reliability, and massive network capacity.

Topics: Long Term Care Limited & Extended Care Planning Center Apex
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NAIFA's Limited & Extended Care Planning Center Top Reads from Q2 2022

By NAIFA on 7/26/22 3:15 PM

NAIFA's Limited & Extended Care Planning Center is focused on bringing you comprehensive information to help your business thrive in the long-term care sector. Below are the most read and most relevant articles by professionals like you from this last quarter (April to June 2022), written by NAIFA and our dedicated partners.

Want to see more of this content, or have a suggestion of topics you would like to see discussed? Let us know at lecp@naifa.org.

Annuities and LTC Insurance: Two Case Studies in Planning

By NAIFA

Annuities can be an important part of long-term care planning, Tom Riekse, ChFC, CLU, CEBS, Managing Director at LTCi Partnerstold attendees of NAIFA’s Limited and Extended Care Planning Center webinar. “Unfortunately, there has probably not been as much emphasis on how they can work together in a plan for care as there should be based on some of the great benefits available.” 

Topics: Annuities Long Term Care Reverse Mortgages Limited & Extended Care Planning Center
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LIMRA Finds Employers Look to Modify Employee Benefits Offerings

By NAIFA on 7/14/22 8:55 AM

A new survey by NAIFA’s industry partner LIMRA and EY found that about 75% of employers believe they will need to modify their employee benefits packages within the next five years to attract and retain top talent. Among the top benefits employers believe workers will be most interested in are: life insurance, paid family and medical leave, short-term disability, long-term disability, and physical wellness programs. The survey also found that a significant portion of workers place a greater value on workplace insurance benefits – particularly health insurance, life insurance, and disability insurance – than they did prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topics: Employee Benefits LIMRA Limited & Extended Care Planning Center
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Loyal NAIFA Member Cheryl Canzanella Joins Fairway Independent Mortgage

By NAIFA on 5/26/22 10:28 AM

We're pleased to congratulate loyal NAIFA member Cheryl Canzanella, CLU, ChSNC, LUTCF, on her new position with NAIFA partner Fairway Independent Mortgage. Cheryl will take over the role of HECM Business Development Manager - Retirement Solutions.

Since joining NAIFA in 2010, Cheryl has been active in the NAIFA community. She is a Past President of NAIFA-Northeast Florida and has served in leadership positions at the local, state, and national levels. She is also a recipient of NAIFA-FL's President’s award. In 2019, she was recognized as NAIFA’s Young Advisor Team Leader of the Year. Cheryl is also a Founding Past President of Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) Northeast Florida.

Topics: #NAIFAProud congratulations! Leaders
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Webinar On-Demand: IUL Sales Ideas and Long-Term Care

By NAIFA on 4/8/22 12:42 PM

Increased awareness of long-term care (LTC) insurance means increased interest in LTC coverage. However, not all clients qualify for a traditional LTC rider.

Topics: Long Term Care Life Insurance Limited Care Potential Partners for Advisors insurance
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Webinar On-Demand: LTC Pricing in Uncertain Times

By NAIFA on 3/30/22 10:27 AM

Rising interest rates and inflation can dramatically impact long-term care insurance pricing.

This month, LTCI Partners Managing Director Tom Riekse spoke with Robert Eaton, Principal and Consulting Actuary of MillimanIn addition to interest rates and inflation, Riekse and Eaton discussed recent innovations in LTC product design and how to build trust in the digital age.

Watch On-Demand

Topics: Extended Care Limited Care LTCI
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Sen. Scott Promotes Care Planning and LTC Insurance in Committee Hearing

By NAIFA on 3/25/22 2:43 PM

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) knows the importance of the insurance and financial services industry and the role of agents and advisors in the wellbeing of Main Street Americans. He gained much of this understanding in his pre-political career as an insurance professional and NAIFA member.

Topics: Long Term Care Limited & Extended Care Planning Center Federal Advocacy
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Loyal NAIFA Member Louis Brownstone Featured in Broker World

By NAIFA on 3/15/22 1:28 PM

Loyal NAIFA-CA member Louis H. Brownstone, CLTC, proposes a new solution for long-term care insurance planning in a recent Broker World article. Brownstone is the owner of California Long Term Care Insurance. A NAIFA member since 2007, he is the Government Relations/APIC IFAPAC Chair for NAIFA-San Francisco Peninsula and a NAIFA Financial Security Advocate.

Congratulations, Louis. We're #NAIFAproud of your commitment and dedication to our industry.

Topics: Long Term Care Retirement Planning Financial Planning Member Planning in Advance
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NAIFA Thought Leaders to Be Well Represented at ILTCI 2022

By NAIFA on 3/15/22 9:23 AM

The Intercompany Long-Term Care Insurance Conference (ILTCI 2022) is taking place March 21-23 in Raleigh, NC, with sessions featuring NAIFA thought leaders and a special NAIFA networking event. The ILTCI’s annual educational conference is for representatives of the long-term and extended care insurance community and other strategic allies, including providers, public policy institutions, professional organizations, federal, state, and local government agencies, and the public. Online registration for the event is open.

Topics: Long Term Care Press Release Limited & Extended Care Planning Center
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Gandy Inspires Advisors to Have Their Best Year Ever

By NAIFA on 2/10/22 9:28 AM

NAIFA Trustee Christopher Gandy, LACP, was featured presenter at the NAIFA-NC chapter’s February virtual meeting. After presiding over the installation of NAIFA-NC’s 2022 Board of Directors, Gandy gave his presentation, “Your Best Year Ever.”

Drawing on his experiences as a professional basketball player and a highly successful financial professional, Gandy challenged agents and advisors to reach their highest levels of achievement. “You cannot do ordinary things and expect extraordinary results,” he said. “You have to do ‘the extra.’”

Topics: Professional Development

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