“The decisions surrounding the long-term medical care of a loved one are some of the most difficult that clients will ever have to make. A Medicaid SPIA is a helpful solution for a situation that could have put the healthy spouse at risk of financial hardship, even devastation, to pay for the medical care of their loved one.” Mark MacGillivray, director of Financial Institutions, Annuities at The Standard, writes in InsuranceNewsNet about the benefits a Single Premium Immediate Annuity can provide.
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John Williams, regional sales director, Individual Annuities at The Standard, writes about why waiting for interest rates to increase before buying an annuity could cost retirees guaranteed income over time. Read in Advisor Magazine.
Joel Mee, senior director of Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard, shares with @PlanSponsor the importance of plan sponsors partnering with providers utilizing data technology. Read more about how plan sponsors can avoid operational errors in retirement plans.
Advisor Magazine published an article from Rich Lane, vice president of Individual Annuity Sales and Marketing at The Standard, detailing the annuity industry's major challenges and learnings this year, and where advisors can focus to meet the needs of clients in 2021.
Workplace Possibilities Practice Consultant at The Standard, Dr. Dan Jolivet, shares with @Employee-Benefit-News the importance of employers recognizing and supporting employees dealing with substance abuse in the workplace.
Some individual disability insurance policies include a family caregiving benefit that pays policyholders if they take time off work to care for a family member with a serious health condition. Patricia Lynch, regional director for IDI at The Standard, explains how caregiving benefits can reduce the financial impact of income loss and medical expenses while providing some peace of mind during an enormously stressful time.
“Advisors are uniquely positioned to help clients through times of uncertainty by offering income protection solutions, such as individual disability insurance (IDI), that guard against an unforeseeable event.” Read more about what Jeremy Horner, assistant vice president of Individual Disability Insurance at The Standard, has to say about the role of advisors, and how they should be offering solutions such as IDI to clients.
Advisor Magazine published an article from Rich Lane, vice president of Individual Annuity Sales and Marketing at The Standard, detailing different annuity types and their key benefits and considerations.
In times of uncertainty, it’s important to offer financial solutions that can help clients prepare for the unexpected. Individual disability insurance helps provide long-term income protection and support should a client become unable to work due to an unexpected illness or injury. Jeremy Horner, assistant vice president of Individual Disability Insurance at The Standard, details how IDI can help in Insurance Forums.
Are you having conversations with your clients about the importance of income protection? Jeremy Horner, assistant vice president of Individual Disability Insurance at The Standard, shares why IDI is important to discuss with clients now, as well as, who needs it and how it works in ThinkAdvisor.