Breaking News Archives - Creative Edge

A.M. Best Upgrades F&G to A-

November 20 2018

by Connor Wilson - Sales Specialist

Today A.M. Best announced that they have upgraded F&G’s main operating companies’ financial strength ratings to A- or “Excellent” (FGLIC/FGLICNY).1 This news signifies the great progress F&G has made over the past year and reflects the strength of their distribution. We are excited about the opportunities F&G’s enhanced ratings profile offers and remain committed to… Read More


Strategic Design Annuity℠: The Industry X-Factor

New fixed index annuity offers income potential, maximizes flexibility Launching Nov. 6, introduce your clients and prospects to the all-new Strategic Design Annuity℠ X, North American’s new fixed index annuity with the income X-factor. Double up – 200 percent of interest credited through a guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefit (GLWB) value roll-up. Dynamic retirement income – Up… Read More


Lottery winners might have a third option. Fixed annuities.

Everyone knows they have two options when they win the lottery. But what if there was a third one? Someone in South Carolina has a decision to make. That person won the Mega Millions jackpot — $1.54 billion dollars — and now has to decide what they’re going to do with it. They have two… Read More

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Introducing a CreativeOne skill for Amazon Alexa™

We continue to expand our next-generation offerings for the 21st century. Smart speakers are the future. The first computers used punch-cards to read their instructions. Since then, we’ve updated our systems every decade, getting closer and closer to the time when computers could take their commands from ordinary speech. Today, artificial intelligence is smart enough… Read More


BREAKING: House passes the Family Savings Act

September 28 2018

by CreativeOne - www.creativeone.com

Here’s what you need to know about it. Last Thursday and Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6757, or the “Family Savings Act,” part of a three-bill package known colloquially as “Tax Reform 2.0.” The bills are “dead on arrival” in the U.S. Senate, according to CNBC Markets, but that might change going… Read More

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Using Facebook lookalikes and advanced lead-generation techniques.

September 17 2018

by CreativeOne - www.creativeone.com

Lead generation is the lifeblood of your business. We make it easy with Facebook. Facebook has changed the way it handles marketing and privacy by eliminating Partner Categories and direct access to third party data, but that doesn’t mean anything has changed in terms of how we can find you leads. In fact, our hypertargeting… Read More


Retirement updates to RMDs and MERPs from the Oval Office.

September 10 2018

by CreativeOne - www.creativeone.com

Trump signed an executive order on retirement savings. Here’s what you need to know. At the end of August, Donald Trump traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina, and signed an executive order asking the Labor and Treasury Departments to look into some changes that might affect your clients’ retirement income savings plans. It’s unclear how much… Read More

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Barron’s 50 Best Annuities for 2018

Barron’s, one of America’s top financial newspapers and magazines, recently published its annual review of the most competitive annuity products in the marketplace focusing on providing guaranteed income for life. It highlights the 50 most competitive products available today, comparing and contrasting the primary income annuity alternatives including variable annuities, deferred income annuities, immediate income… Read More


CreativeOne’s has a new game-changing app.

Welcome to the CreativeOne app and the GLWB Investigator. For licensed financial professionals, finding the right product for the right client isn’t always easy. You have to do a lot of research if you want to do your job right. Enter CreativeOne’s new app. Before this app came out, advisors and agents had to follow… Read More


CreativeOne DOL Fiduciary Rule Update

6/28/2018 On June 21, 2018, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that the Department of Labor (DOL) had exceeded its authority in issuing its fiduciary rule was officially vacated. This means that the Fiduciary Rule has been revoked in its entirety and is no longer in effect. What does this mean to you? You… Read More