2010 Product & Trend Guide - Broker/Dealers
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2010 Product & Trend Guide - Annuities
Download the full 2010 Annuities product list HERE TRENDS: A safe and secure way to save for retirement Despite the recent market turmoil, which led to a...
2010 Product & Trend Guide - Life Insurance
Download the full 2010 Life Insurance product list HERE TRENDS: Life insurance sales dive, prices rise Tough first half of 2009 for the life insurance industry. After a...
2010 Product & Trend Guide - LTCI
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Boomer burden Social Security - yet again
More good news - the social security system may run a cash deficit in 2010 and 2011. That wasn't supposed to happen until seven years...
Wal-Mart and apple pie
Want a slice of traditional Americana? Head to Wal-Mart. The indispensable Paul Briand writes at Examiner.com that nothing symbolizes America to baby boomers like Wal-Mart,...
Investor attitudes on the upswing
A few of the indicators of investor optimism from a recent Scottrade American Investor Survey are: The majority of American investors (56 percent) think the economy...
Labor Department drops retirement advice rule
The U.S. Labor Department is dropping an investment advice proposal that would have allowed 401(k) participants to receive advice from financial firms that sell investments,...
How to showcase your retirement planning expertise
Establishing a profile in the local and national media as an authority on all things retirement planning can build credibility and generate interest among prospective...
REITs on the rise
By Mark Lamkin So traded REITs are through the roof. During the third quarter, according to the Dow Jones Equity All REIT Index, they posted a...