Updated Tuesday, September 1, 2015 as of 6:20 PM ET
Helping the Medicine Go Down
People have long been wary of buying long-term care insurance, thinking they wouldn’t live long enough to collect any benefits. But new products that address their worries and complaints may help them come around.
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The bank acquired the A.I. Group, a provider of employee benefits consulting and insurance brokerage services in Georgia. more »
Banks on track to generate $1 million in insurance brokerage for the year declined 16%, but the number that saw double-digit increases in brokerage income saw a significant jump. more »
Guide Financial, which counted among its advisors Esther Stearns, former head of Nestwise -- a now-shuttered LPL venture aimed at middle-class clients -- is the latest technology provider to be acquired. more »
To help clients envision their long-term needs, show them how much more they can receive from the government if they wait longer to file for benefits; Plus, reverse mortgage can help in the right situations. more »
Authorities allege that two self-proclaimed "licensed retirement strategists" made false claims in order to resell $4.3 million in life insurance policies to clients. more »
The U.S. Senator says she is, "concerned that these incentives present a conflict of interest for agents and financial advisors." more »
Striking a balance between the emerging and traditional realms of investing is where Motif Investing sees its niche, says its co-founder and CEO Hardeep Walia. more »
Lessons learned by Laura Banasiewicz when she helped care for her aging father, as well as her husband's parents, gave her a deeper appreciation for issues her clients face. more »
Long-term care expenses rise throughout retirement to the point of crisis, according to one expert; Plus, how do your clients stack up in retirement savings? more »
The IRS issued a consumer alert warning taxpayers to beware of tax preparers who tell clients to give them their health insurance paymen more »
As policy payouts soar to record levels, LTC industry professionals worry that advisors are falling short -- and offer up a few facts, forecasts and trends they think advisors should pay attention to. more »
Genworth Financial jumped in early trading after losses at the long-term care unit were narrower than some analysts had expected. more »
The steep rise in long-term care insurance rates won't affect many advisors' commitment to using them for clients, experts say. more »
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