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Posted on Categories Health Insurance, Insurance News BlogTags , , Leave a comment on Bad News for Insurance Agents

Bad News for Insurance Agents

The recent ruling of the Supreme Court concerning the clarification of "Obamacare" has sounded the death knell for many agents who sell health insurance. With the mandate stating that every United States citizen must assume some type of health and medical insurance coverage over the next two years is eliminating any way for insurance agents … Continue reading “Bad News for Insurance Agents”

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Housing Market Rebounding

Housing market analysts from the National Association of Realtors are reporting some good news. Last month more prospective buyers signed agreements to buy new homes. The association cited statistics that report agreements are up by 5.9% from April, and 13.3 % from the same time last year. This surprised analysts, who expected a much smaller … Continue reading “Housing Market Rebounding”

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The Business Implications of Disability Insurance

[youtube]http://youtu.be/rWhiTbpqTGc[/youtube]Dr. Szatkowski was a prosperous, successful member of a Tarzana dental practice until he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and was forced to retire in 2002. His story is related by his wife of 35 years, his practice partners and his insurance agent as Frank is now in a wheelchair and requires a … Continue reading “The Business Implications of Disability Insurance”

Posted on Categories Insurance News Blog, long term care, Real Life Stories, UncategorizedTags , , , , , Leave a comment on Barbara Farone’s Background Helped Prepare Her

Barbara Farone’s Background Helped Prepare Her

[youtube]http://youtu.be/wnVvIKw5R24[/youtube]Barbara met and married her husband, Vance, 1965. She worked in, and retired from, the nursing home industry and so was familiar with aging and different individual needs. Because of this background, it was important for her to purchase long-term care insurance policies for herself and Vance in the event that one or both of … Continue reading “Barbara Farone’s Background Helped Prepare Her”

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Barbara Fosberg: Rising to Challenges

[youtube]http://youtu.be/Ds3KeoKRrOw[/youtube]Barbara Fosberg is an attractive, elderly practicing attorney who chose to attend law school late in life after her husband, a former State Department attaché retired. After a melanoma scare, Barbara sought out long-term care insurance for the two of them in the event that the condition recurred. As life would have it, her deeply … Continue reading “Barbara Fosberg: Rising to Challenges”

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Two School Teachers’ Struggles

[youtube]http://youtu.be/qRGSEERnYSQ[/youtube]Lynda and Alan Striepe were both schoolteachers. She was known for her musical ability as a pianist. Alan had a reputation as a bright, fun and quick-witted individual. Through Lynda’s employer, North Hills school district, she had the opportunity to enroll herself and Alan in long-term care insurance policies and did so. At age 54, … Continue reading “Two School Teachers’ Struggles”

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If You Don’t Have It, You Need to Get It

[youtube]http://youtu.be/KEdNieA6PzM[/youtube]Margaret Sweborg’s story is told by her step-granddaughter, Rindy Main, and her insurance agent because of her current condition caused by Alzheimer’s Disease. She married Rindy’s grandfather, Wayne, and into his extended family in 1966. In his job selling business supplies, Wayne met the man later to become his insurance agent. Margaret was known for … Continue reading “If You Don’t Have It, You Need to Get It”

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Jeanne Rizzotto’s Education

[youtube]http://youtu.be/C0q-JJPnk90[/youtube]Jeanne Rizzotta and her friend Linda were business partners in a real estate company. They were successful as they attracted different clients and successfully so. One might sell a customer a doublewide trailer while the other would manage the cash sale of a home worthy of Angelino Heights. Even as the business expanded, Jeanne tried … Continue reading “Jeanne Rizzotto’s Education”

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The House’s Solid Business

[youtube]http://youtu.be/E2MIJe1BAWM[/youtube]Jim House, 49-years old, was the owner of a thriving car dealership, grown with loving care from the tiny one first founded by his grandfather. The Reymore dealership could sit on any corner in North Hills. He and his wife Nancy, parents of two grown children, were active and travelled often in apparent excellent health. … Continue reading “The House’s Solid Business”

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Dan Claus: Both Parents Now

[youtube]http://youtu.be/0zACYa-BdX4[/youtube]Dan and his insurance agent tell the story of Peggy Claus, a woman “fun” to be with, a businesswoman specializing in computers, the mother of two sons, and a woman of determination who happened to love an old Victorian house worthy of Atwater Village too. In 2000, when Peggy asked their agent about more life … Continue reading “Dan Claus: Both Parents Now”