One of the themes we’ll explore in 2022 is “LIFE Goes On,” an examination of the pandemic’s continued effect on the life insurance industry. Since early 2020 we have seen numerous changes to products and pricing, along with a shift in the way business is conducted, with an acceleration in the creation and adoption of electronic application tools. Over the course of the year, we’ll provide an analysis of what changes are yet to come, and what may be permanent. One thing is clear: the pandemic has brought a heightened awareness and belief in consumers of the value of life insurance, which presents a big opportunity to financial professionals whose clients are largely more open to the discussion and purchase of life insurance.
Read our print-friendly PDF version The purpose of key employee life insurance coverage is to help indemnify a business for the loss of a key employee’s skills and experience in the event of the death of that person. Death benefits or cash values may be used to help recruit and train a replacement, to pay […]
Situation: Financial representatives know that clients who own IRAs or participate in qualified retirement plans must take distributions from their accounts according to the required minimum distribution (RMD) rules. The RMD rules mandate the timing and minimum amount an IRA owner and retirement plan participant must distribute both during life and after his/her death. Clients […]
On May 2nd, Joel Johnson, CLU, ChFC, Field Relationship Manager for the North Central Region at DBS, is retiring after 17 years of exceptional service with DBS. Since mid-March, the team at DBS has been focused on making plans for the advisors and brokers currently working with Joel to ensure they are in good hands […]