Articles by: C2P

Life Health Pro: “Fiduciary rule causes insurers to pull back on financial products”

State Farm Insurance says it will not be accepting liability under the Best Interest Contract (BIC) on the sale of annuities or mutual funds by the more than 12,000 of its agents throughout the U.S. who have licenses to sell securities. Read Full Article

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Clarity 2 Prosperity to Provide New, Fee-Based Fixed Indexed Annuity Product to Investment Advisory Channel

Index ProtectorSM 7 is a new product for the investment advisory channel that provides additional portfolio diversification options for investment advisors and their clients

Cleveland, Ohio – September 20, 2016 — Sister companies, Clarity 2 Prosperity (C2P), the coaching and insurance division, and Prosperity Capital Advisors (PCA), an SEC Registered Investment Adviser, announce the distribution [...]

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InsuranceNewsNet: Clarity 2 Prosperity to Provide New, Fee-Based Fixed Indexed Annuity Product to Investment Advisory Channel

Sister companies, Clarity 2 Prosperity (C2P), the coaching and insurance division, and Prosperity Capital Advisors (PCA), an SEC Registered Investment Adviser, announce the distribution of a new fee-based fixed indexed annuity with optional guaranteed income rider is now available through its organization. Read Full Article

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WealthManagement: “A Fee-Based Annuity for the DOL Era?”

Great American Life Insurance Company has introduced a new fee-based fixed indexed annuity with an optional guaranteed income rider that the firm says meets the compensation requirements of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule. The product, called Index Protector 7, is being distributed by Clarity 2 Prosperity and Prosperity Capital Advisors.

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Financial Planning: “Advisers need to plan their own retirements, too”

Advisers spend a great deal of time helping clients transition to retirement, but how should they deal with the end of their own careers? Read Full Article

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Financial Planning: “Navigating the challenges of a changing advisory practice”

What happens if an adviser dies, retires or otherwise become unable to work? Read Full Article

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Life Health Pro: “One advisor lost 51 clients, then delivered 30 checks after 9/11”

On the long commute to a client’s office in northern New Jersey, the traffic was humming, leaving me the freedom to organize my thoughts. As I often did before a meeting, I anticipated objections and visualized successful outcomes. Read Full Article

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Life Health Pro: “IMOs take on enhanced sales role under the new DOL rule”

An historic reluctance to deal with federal regulators is apparently slowing the ability of the insurance industry to properly comply with the Department of Labor’s new fiduciary standard as of the April 2017 deadline. Read Full Article

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InsuranceNewsNet: “6 IMOs Apply for ‘Financial Institution’ Status Under DOL Rule”

Six independent marketing organizations, or IMOs, have applied to the Department of Labor’s Office of Exemption Determinations to become a “financial institution.” Read Full Article

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Life Health Pro: “Unchartered waters: Why this IMO is seeking FI status under DOL rule”

Since the Department of Labor handed down its fiduciary rule, the industry has been abuzz about the outlook for insurance-only producers who sell fixed indexed annuities through independent marketing organizations. The reason: The rule doesn’t include IMOs in its definition of a “financial institution.” Read Full Article

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