Agents and brokers who completed registration for the 2014 plan year should complete annual registration activities by September 30, 2014 in order to avoid a potential lapse in their registration status. The FFM Agreements that were signed with the FFM for the 2014 plan year will expire on September 30, 2014. These activities can be completed using the link below Agents and brokers in the FFM…
Don't Miss These Critical Medicare Deadlines!
Don't Miss These Critical Medicare Deadlines Missing a Medicare deadline can have important long-term financial consequences. It may mean more money out of pocket for care, or higher penalty premiums for the rest of your life Don't miss these important Medicare deadlines! Initial enrollment period Your initial enrollment period starts three months before the month in which you turn 65, and lasts until the end of…
How to Deal with Deadline Pressure
Taking the right approach to deadlines will reduce your anxiety and stress levels.
What You Need To Know As Health Care Deadline Looms
KHN’s Mary Agnes Carey was on NPR’s Tell Me More program Tuesday talking about the upcoming deadline for many Americans to buy health insurance or face a fine. Listen below:
CPS Midwest Life Brokerage: How Incentive Programs Are Helping IULs To Dominate The Market
September 8, 2018 | CPS Insurance Services Index Universal Life (IUL) insurance policies finished up last year as the industry’s top seller according to the latest LIMRA data reports – serving as a beacon of hope for the life insurance market as low interest rates have caused overall sales to sputter. Why the upswing towards IULs? New products and bonus features have […]
What's Happening to the GUL Market?!?
Sagicor Life has announced they will be increasing their Non-Med GUL up to $400,000. This change will be effective March 7th, 2015. Also, their Non-tobacco rates will decrease in key age groups and remain the same in others Transition rules: Applications dated on or before Friday, March 6, 2015 and received in good order at our Home Office no later than 4:30 PM Arizona time on Friday, March 13, 2015 will received the old rates. Applications dated after Friday, March 6, 2015 will…
Why the Market Works
The markets tend to "correctly" price securities (stocks, bonds, etc.) largely because crowds tend to be good at guessing. Individuals are ...
ICD-10 testing deadline extended
Providers have an extra bit of time to apply for ICD-10 end-to-end testing. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has pushed out the deadline to Jan. 21.
How to Prospect in the Senior / Medicare Supplement Market
How to self-market in the Senior and Medicare Supplement Market. Join Jack Calderon as he reviews some fundamental skills on how to better prospect and prosp...
How to market across the generations
Do you have a plan in place to advise baby boomers as well as Millennials?
Tips for Shopping at Farmer's Markets
Shopping at your local farmer's market can be a great way to save money on fresh vegetables and fruits, as well as a way to add a bit of variety to your diet. On the other hand, all the options can overwhelm newcomers to the market scene. Here are a few tips for making your first trip to the fa
How to prospect to multicultural markets
What support do agents want when prospecting to multicultural markets? Customized marketing materials.
How to enter the DI market
Three top producers weigh in on why so many of their peers overlook a product that a) has a huge prospect base and b) can bring lucrative commissions.
How to reach multicultural markets
Life insurance can do some pretty amazing things — but your prospects may not grasp that unless you communicate effectively.
What is a Hard Market?
A hard market is a situation in which there's a high demand for property or insurance and a low supply. This usually happens when...
Why markets are comfortable with rising rates
The bulls just got some ammunition for their second-half optimism as July manufacturing came in stronger than expected.
What Arizona Agriculture Trades on the World Market
Arizona exports cotton, fruits, vegetables, beef, dairy and seeds to over 70 countries including Canada and Mexico.
What's The Real Deadline For Buying Health Coverage?
Under the Affordable Care Act, nearly everyone will be required to have health insurance. If they don't, they'll have to pay the federal
7 tips for procrastinating taxpayers before the deadline
Haven’t filed your taxes yet? You’re definitely not alone.
So What's The Real Deadline For Obamacare Sign-Up?
Now that enrollment has opened for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, one of the biggest questions people have is, what's the deadline? It's Dec. 15 if you want coverage to start on Jan. 1. But open enrollment actually runs through March 2014. After that, you'll generally have to wait until next fall.