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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/

6 Consequences of Living Without Life Insurance

Due to widespread misconceptions and a lack of general consumer understanding about life insurance products, millions of Americans who should have life insurance are living without it. To better understand the importance of having life insurance and the p…
Due to widespread misconceptions and a lack of general consumer understanding about life insurance products, millions of Americans who should have life insurance are living wit… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2016/12/6-consequences-living-without-life-insurance/

5 Myths About Life Insurance

Everyone’s heard of life insurance, but this important form of financial protection is widely misunderstood. To improve your knowledge of life insurance’s costs, benefits, and availability, examine the following widespread myths about life insurance.
Everyone’s heard of life insurance, but this important form of financial protection is widely misunderstood. To improve your knowledge of life insurance’s costs, benefits, and avai… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2016/11/5-myths-about-life-insurance/

3 Reasons Millennials Should Look Into Life Insurance Before 2017

There’s a lot of anxiety and uncertainty surrounding what the next year will bring. Don’t let it get to you more than is necessary. Instead, focus on actionable steps you can take to alleviate the stress and uncertainty in your life. Millennials who take …
2017 is just around the corner. For better or worse, it promises to be a quite a year. A new president will assume office in January. The iPhone will celebrate its 10th anniver… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2016/11/3-reasons-millennials-should-look-life-insurance-2017/

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And here at Brokers Alliance, we believe in raising awareness around this disease, which indirectly or directly affects virtually every American at some point. Continue reading for harrowing statistics, tips for e…
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And here at Brokers Alliance, we believe in raising awareness around this disease, which indirectly or directly affects virtually every Am… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2016/10/breast-cancer-awareness-month/

Our Income Planning Academy is Coming to Chicago!

Are you interested in learning new and innovative ways to blow the competition the away? Well start packing, because we’re bring our tips, tricks, and training to Chicago! Our Income Planning Academy for the month of September will cover new and innovativ…
Are you interested in learning new and innovative ways to blow the competition the away? Well start packing, because we’re bringing our tips, tricks, and training to Chicago! Our … http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2016/08/our-income-planning-academy-coming-chicago/

5 Trends That Are Changing the Way We Sell Life Insurance

The life insurance industry is going through some long-anticipated and somewhat overdue changes. Unless you keep up with the trends, it will be hard to keep up with your competition.
The life insurance industry is going through some long-anticipated and somewhat overdue changes. Unless you keep up with the trends, it will be hard to keep up with your competiti… http://brokersalliance.com/about-brokers-alliance/news/2016/08/5-trends-are-changing-way-we-sell-life-insurance/

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