When thinking about the future, you may be full of questions. We are here to help provide answers. Planning for the road ahead doesn’t need to be complicated; sometimes having the right resources can make the job easier.

  • The First Financial Surprise of Retirement -|Your Client’s Net Retirement Paycheck

    When most seniors started working, they got one of the biggest surprises of their young financial lives – the difference between gross and net pay! They were introduced to the world of federal income tax withholding, FICA or Social Security withholding taxes, along with other deductions from hard earned pay including those for health insurance, union dues, and retirement contributions.


  • 7 Principles for Repairing the Fractured Financial Foundations of America’s Families

    How life insurance and annuity products & services are essential to the solution. We all hear the daily reports of the perilous and insecure state of the financial affairs of most American families.


  • The Ten Most Frequently Asked Questions About Implementation of the DOL Fiduciary Rule

    Before you begin! We’re sure the question you probably ask yourself the most is “Where will I find the most complete platform for complying with the Rule that won’t cost me a dime, require no new licensing, and have no technology fees?” Well, today’s your lucky day! The LifeAnswers Financial Group DOL Platform meets all of YOUR requirements.


  • The Five “What Ifs” of Retirement Planning

    The following is part of the 5 “What Ifs” of Retirement toolkit we’ve developed for licensed insurance agents. The toolkit focuses on five of the biggest questions people should have on their minds as they approach retirement. The kit contains everything an insurance professional would need to work with clients to provide solutions to their retirement needs.


  • A New Era of Insurance Marketing:|The Independent Captive Marketing Organization

    This article appeared in the May 2017 issue of Broker World. View Broker World. The delay in implementation of the DOL fiduciary rule gives us pause from the mad dash to implement its provisions to reflect on where the industry is headed and the necessary changes that must be made in the operation of life insurance and annuity marketing organizations.


  • 7 Essentials for Growing as an Insurance Agent

    Want to grow your insurance business and move into new income levels? Take the time to integrate these seven essentials into your business plan and ensure steady, sometimes explosive, growth.


  • 7 Essentials for Growing Your Insurance Agency

    With the DOL Fiduciary Rule taking shape, it is an interesting time for Independent Marketing Organizations. For some, concern is giving way to enthusiasm and for others the challenge of growing in a new world. Before you use the energetic momentum that is derived from enthusiasm of a new challenge, take time to integrate these seven essentials into your business plan and ensure steady, sometimes explosive, growth.


  • 6 Steps Toward a Happy Future:|Working with an Insurance Agent

    Instead of approaching retirement planning as an overwhelming task that you must conquer all in one day, think about breaking it up into smaller, more manageable steps. One of the first steps to help you move forward is to work with a licensed insurance agent. LifeAnswers can help you achieve the retirement you’ve always wanted.


  • What Age Should I Retire?|A Retirement Timeline

    Life is full of important milestones – getting your driver’s license, going to college, finding a job, getting married, buying a house, and having children. Retirement is another significant chapter that marks the start of a new and important part of your life. To make the transition as smooth as possible, it is essential to have a plan in place that will help you live the life you envisioned post-employment.