Do I Still Need Life Insurance Once I Retire?

Think of all the different scenarios that may still be applicable: You may have been required to retire early; you may have had investments that have gone sour and haven’t had time to rebuild your nest egg. Additionally, there may...
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25 Brainy Quotes That’ll Make You Sound Smart

Did you know using quotes in your presentations or meetings has a benefit beyond simply filling that extra slide you didn’t know what to do with? PresentationLoad CEO Tom Becker-Schweitzer says, “The brain automatically links our existing experience with other...
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7 Business Networking Reminders

It’s not easy approaching a total stranger and striking up a conversation. On a street corner, it may be weird. Sometimes. But, at an event like a cocktail party, golf outing, association meeting, conference, convention, trade show, or product show,...
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Life Insurance

Life insurance blah blah blah. Is that what you hear when someone mentions it as part of your new job’s employee benefits round-up or when you see something about it on TV or social media? Not to worry: we’ve got...
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The Secret History of the Google Logo

How many times have you seen the Google logo today? If it’s first thing in the morning, maybe only once or twice. If it’s later in the day, you’re probably up to 15, 20, maybe even 30-plus times. The design...
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‘Free Meal’ Seminars Work: Researchers

Academic researchers who dislike free meal seminars have published a new bit of evidence illustrating the power of free meal seminars. They found that about 2.7% of U.S. residents ages 50 and older reporting having made some kind of investment...
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3 Huge Benefits of Buying Life Insurance for Your Kids

When I was in college, a co-worker told me a story about a friend whose baby died just a few months after being born. Not only did the loss devastate him and his wife, but it set them back financially....
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24 Excel Formulas, Keyboard Shortcuts & Tricks That’ll Save You Lots of Time

Marketing and Microsoft Excel go together like peanut butter and chocolate. There’s just one problem. For many of us, trying to organize and analyze Excel worksheets can feel like walking into a brick wall over and over again. You’re manually...
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5 Things to Check If Your Life Insurance Sales Smell Like a Dead Fish

Even before John Graham started his own marketing and public relations firm specializing in insurance in, he always felt the pull of life insurance. In fact, when he graduated from Occidental College, back in 1953, he was offered a job...
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5 Crucial Questions You Always Should Ask a Life Insurance Agent

While I was in college, I spent a year and a half as an intern with a large life insurance company. But rather than getting coffee and filing paperwork for the insurance agents in the office, I was one of...
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