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Conning: Life Settlements Continue Growth

Conning has recently released its aptly titled fourteenth annual life settlement report, “A Market Takes Off”. Conning explores the expansion of the life settlement industry relative to carrier performance, cost-of-insurance drivers, a surge in retiring baby boomers, and growing interest from investors. According to Conning, the life settlement market could see double-digit expansion over the…

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IUL Pros & Cons

Indexed Universal Life insurance (IUL) is one of the most misunderstood products on the market today as well as the most widely distributed of all the permanent products. Because of its prolific distribution, we suspect that more and more of the future life settlement business will come from IUL. Our friend John “Hutch” Hutchinson has…

August is Immunization Awareness Month

August is Immunization Awareness Month Few things play a larger role in continued senior health than vaccinations, yet many seniors still go without important immunizations every year. Influenza, or the flu, alone is responsible for 30,000 senior deaths and hundreds of thousands of senior hospital deaths annually. Pneumonia causes between 350,000 and 620,000 hospitalizations in…