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Colorado Bankers Life increases MYGA rates to 3.35% for 5 years

3.35% guaranteed interest rate* for 5 years   CBLA 5 is a NEW Single Premium Multi-Year Guaranteed Rate Annuity that, in addition to the guaranteed 3.35% interest rate, also provides: Monthly Interest Option available after 30 days 10% free withdrawals after the first year An RMD friendly solution A nursing home waiver This is a limited… Read More


Clients frustrated with the market right now? Consider FIAs.

The S&P 500 fell officially into correction territory. Are your clients concerned of a market correction? It’s time to rethink their portfolios and offer them upside potential with zero risk using a fixed indexed annuity (FIA). With FIAs, clients have principal protection that complements their portfolio with stable, protected money. CreativeOne wants to provide you… Read More


Update from Allianz on the DOL Fiduciary Rule

Update on DOL fiduciary rule I am writing you today to give you an important update relating to the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule. Last December, in an email to all Allianz PreferredSM agents, we mentioned that we would be implementing a pilot program through which we would select a limited sample of submitted… Read More


Potentially Earn an Extra $500 for Just Writing Business with CreativeOne!

With CreativeOne’s Annuity Solutions Pro, you now have access to FireLight, a multi-carrier e-application solution to handling your data collection and form submissions. Why use FireLight? Now you can: Spend less time completing paperwork. Reduce not-in-good-order (NIGO) issues. Get contracts issued faster. Use enhanced e-signature capabilities that offer straight-through processing. Earn Up to $500 Extra!… Read More


Introducing 3.25% MYGA for 5 years

3.25% guaranteed interest rate* for 5 years CBLA 5 is a NEW Single Premium Multi-Year Guaranteed Rate Annuity that, in addition to the guaranteed 3.25% interest rate, also provides: Monthly Interest Option available after 30 days 10% free withdrawals after the first year An RMD friendly solution A nursing home waiver This is a limited… Read More


New Year’s Resolutions and Revolutions – Part 1

Predictions are all the rage at the artificial divisions carved by our Gregorian calendar, but they are also a stern master. I wish I had the qualities of a seer, but on topics like the economy and what advisor business will be like next year, the best minds will often be off target. Albert Einstein… Read More


A quick explanation on the GOP’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The First Cuts are the Deepest On December 22, 2017, after passage by both houses of the U.S. Congress, President Donald J. Trump signed Public Law No. 115-97, also known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The TCJA is first and foremost a one-time tax cut for corporations: rates have plunged from 35… Read More


F&G Guarantee-Platinum 5 – Rate Increase!

For a limited time, the initial interest rate for the FG Guarantee-Platinum® 5 single premium fixed deferred annuity will increase to 3.25 percent! This initial rate is guaranteed for the first five contract years only. This enhanced rate offers the following to your clients at no additional cost: Full accumulation value at death • RMD… Read More


North American makes rate changes

Effective January 11, 2018, NorthAmerican’s CapitalElite 10 and PrimePath Series are making rates changes. Click Here for more details or call your sales team at 800.992.2642.


Meet Matt. He Lost But He Ultimately Won.

A story’s worth a million words. Rather than tell you about ChangePath’s effect on a hypothetical firm, we thought we’d show you a real advisor, Matt, talking about what it did for him. Matt Green had $15 million in assets under management (AUM). Then he lost a key operations person. But — as the cliché goes —… Read More