An executive looks at a skill that's easier to name than to apply.
Ida, COVID-19 and the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks are all showing why personal protection insurance matters.
Life insurance payouts and dividends can come with complex tax rules that financial planners should be aware of.
Here's what financial planners should know about the tax implications of long- and short-term care insurance.
Saying the wrong thing in critical situations can create distance, while the right response can build your relationship.
Virgil Miller, a top Aflac executive, says later is too late: A quarter of 20-year-olds will face a disability by 67.
Consumers born from 1964 through 1980 like the idea of retirement savings principal protection.
CEO Tom McInerney says that the company is much stronger now, and that it would team up with other, highly rated companies.
A new graphic illustrates the effects of claiming at nine different ages.
Half of respondents with a financial professional said they didn't discuss Social Security, and two thirds said they'd...
An Athene executive has ideas about how to handle potential conversation stoppers.
In some cases, both types of Roth accounts can be used together to help accomplish your client's goals.
Some aging clients need more hands-on support.
Two-thirds of advisors said they expect financial education to be part of their future business model.
This objection can mean many things, including that they don't know advisors can also be planners.
For $949, consumers may get information about their health that insurers don't have.
Here's how to reassure new clients and interested prospects that they're picking the right advisor.
How marriage, remarriage and divorce can affect your clients' tax, retirement and estate planning.
Inflation could pop up here, too.
Consumers who face a huge premium increase turn out to be good at judging their health.
Every month should be Disability Insurance Awareness Month.
The author knows that, because he's lived that.