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Have We Found the Key to Millennial Retirement Planning?

A recent study shows that about 82% of Millennials are contributing to retirement funds; more than their Gen X and Baby Boomer counterparts. But, there’s that pesky market crash that happened in their childhood that scared them away from risky stocks. How…
Millennials have been stumping market researchers for the past decade. They want a purchasing process that is convenient, yet meaningful. They also look for products that are cutti… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/07/have-we-found-key-millennial-retirement-planning/

Insurance Premiums: Expense vs. Investment

Nearly 40% of Americans do not own a life insurance policy. This statistics makes it safe to say that the common consensus amongst consumers is that life insurance is an expense. It’s our job as advisors to show them that their premiums are, in fact, an i…
There is always a battle being waged in our budgets: is this an expense or an investment? Nearly 40% of Americans do not own a life insurance policy. This statistic makes it safe t… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/07/insurance-premiums-expense-vs-investment/

July 2017 Life Update Show

In the July 2017 Life Update Show, we're covering one of the most competitive term products in the industry, a new GUL product paired with a sales concept to boot, and lastly a cash incentive that you won’t want to miss out on.
In the July 2017 Life Update Show, we're covering one of the most competitive term products in the industry, a new GUL product paired with a sales concept to boot, and lastly a cas… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/07/july-2017-life-update-show/

5 Reasons Clients NEED Life Insurance

If potential clients need some convincing, show them the infographic below and ask if their loved ones could cover these costs without their income.
A whopping ⅓ of households in America are still uninsured. If potential clients need some convincing, show them the infographic below and ask if their loved ones could cover these… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/06/5-reasons-clients-need-life-insurance/

The Expense Draining Your Clients' Wallets

What could possibly be draining the wallets of your clients? Make no mistake, it’s paying for long term care and medical care.
What could possibly be draining the wallets of your clients? Make no mistake, it’s paying for long term care and medical care. Even the savviest of savers have to safeguard themsel… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/06/expense-draining-your-clients-wallets/

The Time For Advice

Although there are a wealth of resources out there that can give you general advice, nothing beats sitting down face-to-face with a professional who can give you a personalized financial plan.
Did you know that the most valuable penny is the 1943 Copper Penny? Google is a great place to find money facts like this. However, there are times when Google just doesn’t cut it … http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/05/time-advice/

When Do You Really Need Life Insurance?

Think of those who may depend on you financially and realize that it’s crucial to secure their future sooner rather than later. Here are key moments in life when you NEED life insurance.
It’s not often we quote classic 80’s movies, but in this case, we’ll make an exception. Ferris Bueller said it best when he mused, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and lo… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/05/when-do-you-really-need-life-insurance/

Selfies: Changing the Face of Underwriting

Some life insurance companies are testing brand-new technology that could change the face of underwriting...literally!
Some life insurance companies are testing brand-new technology that could change the face of underwriting...literally! Research is being conducted on a program that scans pictures … http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/05/selfies-changing-face-underwriting/

Keep Things Simplified

A new study found that a majority of people would be more likely to purchase a life insurance policy if the underwriting process is simple.
With the popularity of minimalism rising, it should be no surprise that simplicity sells... A new study found that a majority of people would be more likely to purchase a life in… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/04/keep-things-simplified/

The DIME Method

There are a variety of ways one can calculate how much life insurance coverage an individual needs. One of our favorite methods is known as the DIME method.
There are a variety of ways one can calculate how much life insurance coverage an individual needs. Some agents abide by the rule of multiplying your income by 10. Others take that… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/04/dime-method/

Help! I've Fallen and I Can't Pay For It!

A new study from LIMRA concluded that a majority of middle-class consumers are more afraid of serious injury or illness than losing money in an economic downturn. So, what do you present your client who has worries that a serious injury or illness will dr…
When you were young, accidentally tripping down the stairs was a quick fright that was easily laughed off afterwards. But, when you get to be a certain age, it turns into a nightma… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/04/help-ive-fallen-and-i-cant-pay-it/

Generation Y Do I Need Life Insurance?

A whopping 41% of Millennials surveyed by LIMRA said they did not believe they would qualify for life coverage. Let that sink in for a moment.
Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are a fascinating demographic to explore when it comes to financials. In the US, this generation collectively has $1.3 trillion dollars in … http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/03/generation-y-do-i-need-life-insurance/

3 Reasons Singles Still Need Life Insurance

You might say, “Singles are too busy hitting up bars and swiping through Tinder. Most of them are not thinking about life insurance.” Our response to that is, as life shows us, everyone needs life insurance.
As producers, it can be easy to focus on selling policies to families. But, what about single clients? You might say, “Singles are too busy hitting up bars and swiping through Tind… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/03/3-reasons-singles-still-need-life-insurance/

March 2017 Life Insurance Update Show

March Madness is in full swing at Brokers Alliance! We’ve pulled the Top 4 Life Insurance Products in the industry and we’re putting them head to head in hopes of coming away with a winner. Watch as our top term products compete for the #1 spot, while we …
It's the time fo year again! March Madness is in full swing and we've caught the fever over here at Brokers Alliance. This month, our March Life Update Show showcases our own brac… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/03/march-2017-life-insurance-update-show/

February 2017 Life Insurance Update Show

In the month of February our Life Insurance Update Show is hosting a complimentary fact filled worksheet, an IUL that’s passing in flying colors, and an Income Protection Option that has consumers tickled pink! Below we break each of these opportunities d…
In the month of February our Life Insurance Update Show is hosting a complimentary fact filled worksheet, an IUL that’s passing in flying colors, and an Income Protection Option th… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/02/february-2017-life-insurance-update-show/

3 Tips For This Must-Have Difficult Discussion

Almost no one wants to talk about death and dying. And when you talk about life insurance, it’s kind of hard not to think about your mortality or that of those you love. In spite of this, life insurance is something that really should be discussed. Here a…
Almost no one wants to talk about death and dying. And when you talk about life insurance, it’s kind of hard not to think about your mortality or that of those you love. In spite o… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/02/4-tips-must-have-difficult-discussion/

Life Applications Increase in These Two Age Groups

Since millennials have started coming of age as viable life insurance applicants, carriers have striven to to make products more appealing to members of this generation. Recent data released by MIB Group suggests carriers are finally making inroads.
Since millennials have started coming of age as viable life insurance applicants, carriers have striven to make products more appealing to members of this generation. Recent data r… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/02/life-applications-increase-these-two-age-groups/

The January 2017 Life Insurance Update Show

Are you an independent insurance agent striving to hit the ground running and set yourself up for your most successful year yet? In our January 2017 Life Insurance Update Show, we explore three opportunities that can impress your clients and benefit your …
Are you an independent insurance agent striving to hit the ground running and set yourself up for your most successful year yet? At Brokers Alliance, we want to help you meet your … http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/01/january-2017-life-insurance-update-show/

The Growing Gender Gap for Life Insurance

The fact that more men have life insurance coverage than women is nothing new. Today, we discuss why this is the case and what it means for you, as an insurance broker.
The fact that more men have life insurance coverage than women is nothing new. Since the industry’s inception, more men have had coverage than women. For most of recent history, th… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/01/growing-gender-gap-life-insurance/

How & Why Retirement Advisors Can Benefit from Life Insurance Know-how

Not all retirement advisors sell life insurance, but all retirement advisors can benefit from knowledge about life insurance products and the life insurance industry. The clearest advantage is the ability to answer investors’ questions about life insuranc…
Not all retirement advisors sell life insurance, but all retirement advisors can benefit from knowledge about life insurance products and the life insurance industry. The clearest … http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2017/01/how-why-retirement-advisors-can-benefit-life-insurance-knowhow/

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