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Hibernation Over: Does August’s Volatility Mark the Start of a Bear Market?

Bear Market

For more than a decade, investors have enjoyed the longest bull market in history. It started in March 2009 as a recovery from the 2008 financial crisis. Since then, the financial markets have produced a slow and steady upward march, resulting in a 334% cumulative gain for the S&P 500.1 However, recent market volatility has… Read More


Leave a Guaranteed Legacy with Global Atlantic

6 things to know about Global Atlantic’s Enhanced Death Benefit Take a look at the infographic to learn 6 reasons the optional Enhanced Death Benefit1 (EDB) with Choice Accumulation II Fixed Index Annuity can help your client’s leave a lasting legacy. Would your clients like to grow their legacy by 7% for up to fifteen years?… Read More


Your Ag Financial Legacy

The Nationwide Land As Your Legacy® team is hosting a webinar to discuss how advisors can better help their agriculture clients and introduce them to their legacy planning programs for farmers and ranchers. We invite you to attend! Your Ag Financial Legacy Hosted by: Dennis Mattern, Pat McEvoy of CreativeOne and Lacey Preston of Nationwide…. Read More


NEW Suitability & Best Interest Requirements in New York

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NY DFS) has released the final version of best-interest Regulation 187 (NY 187) Suitability and Best Interests in Life Insurance and Annuity Transactions. This regulation requires producers and insurers to implement a process that ensures they’re acting in the consumer’s best interest when recommending an annuity or… Read More


Empowered: Women and retirement

In 2017, North American sought to better understand women – the way they approach retirement, how they work with financial professionals, and why businesses that figure out how to market to women see significant growth and sustainability. 1 A fair assumption can be made. The health of your professional relationships with the women in your… Read More


BCA Suite of FIAs: Leverage the Innovation of Professor Jeremy Siegel

Leverage Index Innovation from an Industry Legend Advanced methodologies offer more consistent long-term growth in the latest index from Wharton Professor Jeremy Siegel, available exclusively in BCA FIAs.       The WisdomTree Siegel Strategic Value IndexTM, available exclusively in the Athene® BCA® Suite of Fixed Indexed Annuities, is an innovative index from economic icon… Read More


Colorado Bankers Life terminates all agents

As you know, Colorado Bankers Life Insurance Company (CBLife) was placed into rehabilitation by the North Carolina Department of Insurance on June 27, 2019. As a result, CBLife is in the process of terminating all agents’ appointments and notifications will follow shortly. Please note all agents will still have admin access to their client’s contact… Read More


Lincoln Retirement SafeGuard now available in California

Lincoln Retirement SafeGuard℠ Don’t forget — The Lincoln Retirement SafeGuard℠ is now available in California! Knowing you have a retirement income plan with flexibility that’s SafeGuarded from market turns with the opportunity for growth can help your clients rest easier as they prepare for retirement. Together with Lincoln Financial Group and BlackRock we can help… Read More


Ibbotson’s Behavioral Finance Index

2-minute Video Introducing Clients to the NYSE® Zebra Edge® Index.       NEW CLIENT VIDEO     Press Play to introduce clients to the NYSE® Zebra Edge® Index     This new, two-minute client video is a powerful way to introduce your clients to the Nationwide New Heights® fixed indexed annuities and the NYSE®… Read More


Fitch Ratings Upgrades Pacific Life to AA-

Fitch Ratings Upgrades Pacific Life from A+ to AA- As of June 26, 2019, Fitch Ratings announced it has upgraded the financial strength ratings for Pacific Life Insurance Company, Pacific Life & Annuity Company, and Pacific Life Re Ltd. to AA- from A+. The AA- rating is the fourth highest rating out of 21 rating… Read More