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The true worth of employee benefits

By NAIFA-Texas on 9/22/21 1:56 PM

Warsaw, Indiana, is affectionally known as the “Orthopedic Capital of the World.” Over a century ago, a young chemist started the world’s first orthopedics company in the small Midwestern town. Since then, the industry has ballooned. Today Warsaw, which has a population of just 15,000, hosts numerous companies that focus specifically on designing devices that manage musculoskeletal problems. For employers, this clustering offers the promise of a skilled workforce that understands the industry. Yet it also presents an acute challenge: heated competition for that very labor.

It's Life Insurance Awareness Month!

By NAIFA-Texas on 9/9/21 3:29 PM

Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM) returns!

Topics: Life Insurance life happens Life Insurance Awareness Month
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NAIFA-Texas IFAPAC presents: Man V. Steak

By NAIFA-Texas on 9/7/21 3:33 PM

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
5:30 p.m. Central Time
The Big Texan Steak Ranch and Brewery
7701 I-40 East, Amarillo, TX 79118

What does our NAIFA-Texas Secretary Treasurer Rodney Mogen and the most
iconic steak in Texas have in common? One is 72 ounces and the other is 7' 2"! Show up at the Big Texan Steakhouse Wednesday, September 22nd, to see who's tougher, the Man or the Steak. Click here to view the event flyer!

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Tri-City Sales Forum is Two Weeks Away!

By NAIFA-Texas on 9/7/21 2:37 PM

Join us on Tuesday, September 21st and Wednesday, September 22nd when NAIFA Amarillo Area presents the 2021 Tri City Sales Forum! We are happy to welcome three world class speakers, Jim Silbernagel with Real Wealth, Harlan Accola with Fairway Mortgage and Jason Talley with Talley Benefits Insurance Group LLC.
 
The event of the year! If you are a serious insurance or financial advisor, you MUST attend this wonderful Forum. Our guest speakers are the absolute best. They are well-versed in what they will discuss, and you'll find out WHY they are successful. You will get AT LEAST ONE new idea to help you in your business. Don't miss it! REGISTER HERE
 
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Leveraging Conversations to Increase Your Premiums Webinar

By NAIFA-Texas on 9/3/21 3:13 PM

Join NAIFA-Texas on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 for a special webinar focusing on Advanced Planning and just in time for Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM)! We are happy to welcome Tom Love with The Breakaway League and Leland Landes with The Legacy Group as our lead speakers for the event. Both speakers are top producers that have developed simple systems for writing big cases. They believe in being catalysts for their clients to think differently about wealth and taxes. After the presentation, be sure to stick around for a Q&A session! This webinar is free for both NAIFA members and non-members!

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September Member Spotlight - Lane Boozer

By Bianca Alonso NAIFA-Texas Government Relations Manager on 9/1/21 12:19 PM

This month we are joined by a familiar face. Lane Boozer currently serves as NAIFA-Dallas President and served as NAIFA-Texas President from 2014-2015. A Denton, Texas native, Lane works for his father's brokerage firm, Don Boozer & Associates. Lane's father is also a NAIFA-Texas Past President!
 
Since becoming a NAIFA member in 1998, Lane has built an extensive resume of involvement-- from being a LILI graduate, to serving on the NAIFA-Texas Board of Directors, and a long list of committees. In his spare time, Lane gets in touch with his musical side and being a part of his band, Kitty and the Beard. He also enjoys woodworking, barbeque, and countless activities around Denton and the great state of Texas.
 
Topics: #NAIFAProud NAIFA Events Members Member Spotlight
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NAIFA-Dallas Hosts Annual Legislative Luncheon

By Bianca Alonso NAIFA-Texas Government Relations Manager on 8/30/21 2:07 PM

On August 26, 2021, NAIFA-Dallas hosted several Texas federal and local legislators and their staffers for their annual legislative luncheon! Staff for State Rep. Carl Sherman (HD-109), State Rep. Rhetta Bowers (HD-113), Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne (TX-24), and Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30). State Senator Angela Paxton (SD-30) and her District Director joined us as well.

Topics: It Pays to Be a Member State Advocacy Loyal Member
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TDI Announces Guidance for New Annuity Course for Non-Resident Agents

By Bianca Alonso NAIFA-Texas Government Relations Manager on 8/25/21 1:23 PM

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has issued a guidance of the new and revised annuities courses  state-licensed agents and non-resident agents will be required to take if they are looking to sell annuities on or after January 1, 2022. 

Topics: Annuities Continuing Ed
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TDI Proposes Rule for annuity forms

By Bianca Alonso NAIFA-Texas Government Relations Manager on 8/17/21 1:08 PM

On August 16th, the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) proposed a rule about the forms an agent must provide to a consumer before or when recommending or selling an annuity. Agents can use the hyperlink above to review the rule and submit comments before September 27, 2021. This rule falls in line with the Texas adoption of NAIC's Best Interest Standard (HB 1777). 

Topics: Advocacy State Advocacy
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Leveraging Conversations to Increase Your Premiums

By NAIFA-Texas on 8/17/21 12:49 PM

Join NAIFA-Texas on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 for a special webinar focusing on Advanced Planning and just in time for Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM)! We are happy to welcome Tom Love with The Breakaway League and Leland Landes with The Legacy Group as our lead speakers for the event. Both speakers are top producers that have developed simple systems for writing big cases. They believe in being catalysts for their clients to think differently about wealth and taxes. After the presentation, be sure to stick around for a Q&A session! This webinar is free for both NAIFA members and non-members!

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