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News Index for Friday, October 31, 2014
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 06:00:23 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #46 among the world's top insurance brokers in Finaccord's Global Insurance Broking: A Strategic Review of the World's Top 150 Commercial Non-Life Insurance Brokers.  
Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 05:01:38 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Americans concerned about terrorism and Ebola should be aware of a much more likely, though less scary, development: one day needing long-term care. 'The risk is great and too many ignore it,' says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.  
Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:00:15 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the head of the transportation safety and security consulting business for EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, Michael Nischan will present his views on risk management in the trucking industry on a panel during a three-day industry seminar hosted by the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA).  
Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 06:00:05 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher Walker, Esq. has joined the firm as Director of Healthcare Compliance and Associate General Counsel, Employee Benefits. Walker will be based in EPIC's San Francisco headquarters and will report to Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Dan Crawford.  
Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 05:00:37 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Co-founder and Executive Chairman Dan Francis has elected to leave the firm effective November 1, 2014.  
Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 06:00:15 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that William P. (Bill) Cosgrove has joined the firm as managing principal and Financial Institutions Practice leader. Cosgrove brings 28 years of insurance industry underwriting, production, marketing, client service, management and executive leadership experience to the firm.  
Thu, 09 Oct 2014, 06:00:13 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the appointment of insurance industry veteran Peter Garvey as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a newly created position reporting to CEO John Hahn. Bringing EPIC nearly 35 years of insurance brokerage strategic operations, mergers and acquisitions, and executive leadership experience, Garvey will be chartered with further accelerating EPIC's growth momentum.  
Mon, 06 Oct 2014, 06:00:02 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that David Wiesner has joined the firm as managing principle and regional director in EPIC's Employee Benefits Consulting Division. Wiesner brings 25 years of experience in strategic market planning, sales organizational leadership, new product/service development and health and welfare plan consulting to the firm.  
Fri, 03 Oct 2014, 06:00:06 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fifth year as a 'Best Place to Work in Insurance' by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.  
Thu, 25 Sep 2014, 06:00:09 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Why isn't long term care insurance, like health insurance, available at the workplace? Well, increasingly it is - and more Americans should take advantage of that fact, according to ACSIA Partners, a leader in long term care planning.  
Wed, 24 Sep 2014, 16:14:48 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg today announced it has begun investigations of two major computer-hacking episodes threatening to produce a nationwide wave of identity thefts that could amount to dollar losses in the billions for consumers and banks.  
Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 07:01:01 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network (The Network) is pleased to announce the release of the Second Edition of the 'The Advisor's Guide to Long-Term Care' (ISBN: 9781941627037), co-authored by Stephen D. Forman, CLTC, a principal of member firm LTCA. Stephen worked with co-author Jeff Sadler, CLTC, to deliver the latest version of the popular book to publisher National Underwriter.  
Mon, 22 Sep 2014, 06:01:47 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that Sean Shannon has joined the firm's property team as Vice President/Property Broker.  
Mon, 22 Sep 2014, 05:00:46 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
DULUTH, Ga., Sept. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits broker, announced today that it has added Annette Shepherd as a Multinational Placement Specialist and Account Executive on their risk management team in the Southeast. Shepherd brings over 30 years of insurance and risk management experience, including 10 years as a Multinational Placement Broker.  
Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 06:04:17 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that professional liability brokerage veteran Karen Kutger has joined the firm as Senior Vice President. Kutger joins WTCI from Howden Insurance Services, Inc. where she specialized in professional liability, management liability, cyber liability and related financial lines coverages. Her portfolio of retail sourced business will be accompanying her as part of the move.  
Mon, 15 Sep 2014, 06:00:30 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Polonious, the premier provider of special investigative unit (SIU) and investigation management systems for the insurance and investigation industries, announced its partnership with DrivenBI, the leading provider of cloud based self-service analysis platforms, empowering Polonious customers to create their own analysis in entirely new ways.  
Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 06:00:20 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
IRVINE, Calif., Sept 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Tiffany McClellan has joined the firm as Regional Director Employee Benefits. McClellan brings 16 years of experience in strategic market planning, sales organizational leadership, new product/service development and health and welfare plan consulting to the firm.  
Mon, 08 Sep 2014, 06:00:55 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Protector Holdings, LLC, a joint venture of EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) and Dowling Capital Partners, announced today the acquisition of Northern California's SavePro Insurance Solutions.  
Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 12:38:48 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today ACSIA Partners introduces the concept of 'empowered living,' an idea they hope will catch on to help solve a big national problem: lack of planning for long term care.  
Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 07:00:16 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) directors reexamine several policies amid controversy about how student athletes are treated, one of the nation's fastest-growing insurance brokers has moved to protect high school athletes who have received a verbal offer for an athletic scholarship or grant from an NCAA Division I or Division II sports program. EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announces Education Protector(SM) from EPIC, the first insurance product of its kind.  
Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 13:43:58 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationwide retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance broker/consultant, announced today the addition of the retail risk management and property/casualty team of JLT Towers Re. This strategic build-out of a team serving large, complex risk management accounts is a product of EPIC's broadening alliance partnership and collaboration with JLT Towers Re. The agreement is effective August 11.  
Mon, 04 Aug 2014, 06:00:52 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that casualty brokerage veteran Jennifer Terra has joined the firm as Vice President/Casualty Broker.  
Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 06:00:18 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2014 (SEN2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The shareholders of Jenkins Insurance Services (Jenkins), a Leavitt Group agency, have sold 100 percent of their shares in Jenkins to EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center). The transaction, which closed on July 17, was retroactively effective July 1. Jenkins, with California offices in Concord, Sacramento, San Jose, Orange County, and in Reno, Nevada, employs 160 and has approximately $34 million of annual revenue.  
Mon, 14 Jul 2014, 06:00:41 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PETALUMA, Calif., July 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance broker/consultant, announced today the addition of Andrea Levin as a vice president in their Petaluma office. Levin brings 24 years of experience in the development and management of property and casualty insurance and risk management programs, working with a wide range of business and industry and specializing in financial institutions.  
Tue, 08 Jul 2014, 16:45:38 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Forrest T. Jones and Company (FTJ) has recently partnered with American Fidelity Assurance Company (American Fidelity) to expand and enhance Missouri public school districts' benefit programs and services. Combined, FTJ and American Fidelity currently serve over 275 Missouri Public school districts, providing a clear, complete and compliant employee benefit package with local personalized service.  
Mon, 07 Jul 2014, 16:21:32 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 1994, seven long term care insurance experts joined forces and started a new company. Their goal: to help more families protect themselves against the financial and emotional costs of an uninsured long term care need. Today, the National LTC Network (The Network) is comprised of over two dozen firms.  
Wed, 02 Jul 2014, 12:13:27 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC and LTC Global Marketing Inc. announced the completion of the merger of the two companies into one of America's largest distributors of senior market insurance products. Industry veteran Denise Gott, formerly Executive Vice President of LTC Financial, will serve as Chief Executive Officer of the new combined entity.  
Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 06:00:33 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An online collection, 'Stories of Celebrity Caregiving,' is now available without charge. Sponsored by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) and published by the Long Term Care Guild, it's a concise set of links to caregiving experiences and advice of movie stars, politicians, and other luminaries.  
Tue, 03 Jun 2014, 09:01:21 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN RAMON, Calif., June 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Greg Dobson as a principal in its employee benefits division. Dobson brings 30 years of employee benefits expertise to EPIC. He will be based in the company's San Ramon office.  
Mon, 12 May 2014, 13:57:36 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Chris Duncan has joined the firm's executive team as Chief Growth Officer (CGO). Duncan brings 26 years of experience in finance, risk management, security, mergers and acquisitions and executive leadership to the firm.  
Mon, 12 May 2014, 06:01:07 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the upcoming Long Term Care Solutions Sales Summit, to be held in Kansas City, Missouri, May 18-20, 2014, 'you can find us with your eyes closed,' says Steven Kramer, Senior Vice-President for LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of American's most experienced national agencies offering long-term care insurance and related solutions.  
Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 06:01:02 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're in the market for long term care insurance, you might go to your browser and search for long term care insurance or long term care quotes. That's fine as far as it goes, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), a leading national long-term care insurance solutions agency.  
Mon, 14 Apr 2014, 10:01:49 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Gonthier has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer. EPIC's current CFO, Elaine Andrian, will now focus on merger and acquisition strategy and diligence as the firm continues to expand nationally.  
Tue, 01 Apr 2014, 07:00:21 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An annual $10,000 award has been created by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to be given to a third-year medical student with an interest in rural primary care.  
Fri, 28 Mar 2014, 05:59:32 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network announces its immediate past Chairman, Mike Skiens, is featured in an article on long term care planning in Kiplinger's Retirement Report (March 2014).  
Wed, 12 Mar 2014, 05:01:35 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a broad expansion of its strategic partnership program. 'We're opening our doors to seasoned senior-market professionals who want to expand their service offerings through a turn-key process,' says Denise Gott, Executive Vice President for LTCFP.  
Mon, 03 Mar 2014, 09:00:51 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Cheryl Doege as a senior consultant to their national employee benefits consulting practice. Doege brings 23 years of experience in human resources and benefits consulting to EPIC with specialties in benefit program design and funding strategies.  
Thu, 27 Feb 2014, 09:00:24 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has added Sean Leonard to the employee benefits consulting practice in their Southeast division, The McCart Group. Leonard brings more than 19 years of managerial experience in human resource and benefits, including 12 years spent in benefits consulting, insurance sales and client relationship management.  
Mon, 24 Feb 2014, 09:00:38 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationally expanding retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Jim Gillette has been named as a 2014 Risk and Insurance Retail Industry Power Broker. In addition to Gillette, Kathleen Felderman, managing principal and the leader of EPIC's national real estate practice, was also recognized as a 2014 Real Estate Industry Power Broker Finalist.  
Tue, 18 Feb 2014, 06:01:40 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-term care services, which are generally not covered by Medicare or regular health insurance, can be expensive. 'Sticker shock keeps many from thinking about it,' says Ken Dehn, General Counsel for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance solutions agencies.  
Tue, 11 Feb 2014, 09:01:55 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a nationally expanding retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that James R. Loughlin has joined the firm as Managing Principal, Risk Solutions. Loughlin joins EPIC as Managing Principal, Risk Solutions in New York.  
Wed, 05 Feb 2014, 09:00:50 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it has added Don Atkinson to the risk management consulting practice in their Southeast Region, The McCart Group. Atkinson brings 29 years of experience in risk management and insurance sales and client relationship management to The McCart Group.  
Wed, 29 Jan 2014, 04:59:38 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That includes the majority of Baby Boomers, 78 million strong, now moving into their retirement years. Yet only a small percentage are protected by long-term care insurance. Estimates range from 8 percent to 10 percent for adults 55 and older. For this reason, LTC Financial Partners, LLC announces their LTC Solutions campaign, which is a simple answer to a big, seemingly intractable problem.  
Tue, 21 Jan 2014, 10:02:12 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired certain assets of program specialist Altus Specialty Group (ASG), namely the program book of business (ASG Programs). The acquisition of this business comes on the heels of EPIC's November 2013 announcement of plans to pursue national expansion, backed by capital from The Carlyle Group and Stone Point Capital.  
Mon, 13 Jan 2014, 15:58:02 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Majority Leader Toni Atkins, 78th Assembly District, announced she will introduce landmark liability insurance legislation for California's Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs). According to Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR), liability insurance for RCFEs is now not required as a condition of licensure. Assembly Member Atkins' bill is expected to require liability insurance for the approximate 7,500 assisted living facilities in the state.  
Thu, 09 Jan 2014, 12:45:14 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired The McCart Group of Atlanta, Ga.  
Wed, 08 Jan 2014, 17:02:30 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company announced the election of two new members of their Board of Directors for the year 2014. As a mutual company, the two new board members were elected by the policyholders/owners of the insurance company. The two new board members are Jason Lofton, MD and Timothy Langford, MD.  
Mon, 06 Jan 2014, 08:59:50 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PETALUMA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Sama Hershey Davis in their North Bay employee benefits consulting practice. Hershey Davis brings 15 years of experience in healthcare, benefits consulting, human resources, compliance, wellness and client relationship management to EPIC.  
Fri, 20 Dec 2013, 11:58:47 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interpreters Unlimited, Inc. announced this week that it has recently acquired Albors and Alnet, a language and medical transportation company. The Bank of Southern California was instrumental in providing the financing for the acquisition.  
Wed, 18 Dec 2013, 09:01:01 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DrivenBI and Return on Efficiency announced their partnership today, empowering customers to achieve operational insights in entirely new ways. SRK simply replaces spreadsheets for analysis, delivering self-service capability for reporting and Operational Dashboards demanded by the insurance industry. SRK unifies, analyzes and presents data from insurance operations and systems in shareable and actionable report snapshots and intuitive dashboard creation.  
Mon, 16 Dec 2013, 14:18:16 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) announced today that it awarded five companies with Best Practices awards at its Best Practices Conference 'Employers at the Head of the Class.' The awards were presented to companies that best exhibit innovation and creativity in the planning and delivery of their employee benefit programs.  
Thu, 12 Dec 2013, 05:00:12 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matt McCann's mom was 59 when she cut herself, a seemingly minor accident. The wound developed a staph infection that led to a long hospital stay with complications; and then, suddenly, she found herself needing 'long-term care' or help with the tasks of daily living, services not covered by regular health insurance. Today, 15 years later, he embarks on a new phase of his career by accepting the post of Senior Vice President with LTC Financial Partners, LLC.  
Wed, 04 Dec 2013, 08:59:20 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking for a special present for a special woman? 'A long-term care protection package may be just the ticket,' says Denise Gott, Executive Vice-President of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).  
Wed, 04 Dec 2013, 07:00:07 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PETALUMA, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the North Bay Business Journal has recognized EPIC as a '2013 Healthiest Company in North Bay.' The North Bay office of EPIC participates in a companywide wellness program, led by a volunteer committee that has garnered impressive results over the last four years.  
Tue, 03 Dec 2013, 04:59:57 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With Christmas, Hanukkah, and other gift-giving holidays near, how might you best delight a mother, wife, or other woman in your life? 'Few things can beat a long-term care protection package,' says Mark Goldberg, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).  
Mon, 18 Nov 2013, 07:00:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-term care experts across America are giving a boost to seven awareness campaigns that seek to join Thanksgiving at this month's table of caring. The experts are state-certified agents with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Fri, 15 Nov 2013, 05:00:01 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) has identified seven (count 'em) awareness campaigns that are competing with Thanksgiving for space at November's table of caring. 'They're all worthy and they're all needed,' says Mark Goldberg, LTCFP's National Sales Manager, 'because they all address, in different ways, a common problem that is huge, universal, and under-appreciated. That's the growing need for long-term care planning.'  
Thu, 14 Nov 2013, 17:14:05 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a leading retail insurance broker headquartered in California, announced today that funds managed by global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (Carlyle) have agreed to acquire a controlling equity stake in the company. Carlyle's investment will enable EPIC to continue to execute its organic growth strategy and support strategic acquisitions of complementary insurance distribution platforms throughout the United States.  
Wed, 13 Nov 2013, 07:59:23 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the National LTC Network's recent Annual Shareholders Meeting in Dallas, Thomas J. McInerney, President and CEO of Genworth Financial, Inc., shared his thoughts - engaging the group in a robust discussion on the future of the long term care (LTC) insurance industry.  
Tue, 12 Nov 2013, 07:00:00 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Janice Stanger, a leading wellness expert and benefits consultant for EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, was a featured guest speaker at the 2013 Fall Wellness Forum Conference. At the conference, held November 8, 9 and 10 in Columbus, Ohio, Stanger spoke on incorporating effective wellness programs into the workplace and on private healthcare exchanges.  
Thu, 31 Oct 2013, 05:00:31 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Latino Consultants, LLC, a leading social-cause marketing firm for 18 years, today launched the first bilingual mobile health resource 'web-app' as part of a hyper-local capacity building initiative in Contra Costa County, California.  
Tue, 29 Oct 2013, 05:00:31 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wondering if you should get long-term care insurance? Or if you can qualify? Or afford it? Stop worrying, advises LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. Today the company announces a bold shift from its traditional focus on LTC insurance to a broad, balanced focus on multiple ways to pay for care.  
Thu, 24 Oct 2013, 07:00:16 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a recent article, Silicon Valley Business Journal highlighted the region's fastest growing companies, proving that for innovators, there is always opportunity to grow. EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage based in San Mateo, was one of 52 companies to receive this recognition. This is the fourth consecutive year that EPIC has made the Silicon Valley Business Journal's Fastest Growing Private Companies list.  
Tue, 22 Oct 2013, 08:00:05 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fourth year as a 'Best Place to Work in Insurance' by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.  
Wed, 16 Oct 2013, 13:20:12 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Fidelity Administrative Services, LLC (AFAS), the recent addition to the American Fidelity family of companies and established in response to great demand from American Fidelity Assurance Company's (AFA) customers, now offers a tool to assist employers with the complicated Health Care Reform law that requires employers to track employee hours constantly to determine their eligibility for health care coverage.  
Mon, 23 Sep 2013, 14:16:02 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) offers alliance opportunities to 1,000 independent advisers who wish to help longer-living Americans prepare for upcoming long-term care (LTC) needs. The aim is to handle an expected glut of clients by leveraging, through the advisers, LTCFP's expertise, solution set, and outreach tools.  
Thu, 22 Aug 2013, 08:00:03 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PETAULUMA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that the North Bay Business Journal has named the company a 2013 'Best Place to Work.'  
Mon, 19 Aug 2013, 17:37:35 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that property brokerage veteran Josh Ream has joined the firm as Vice President/Property Broker.  
Mon, 19 Aug 2013, 14:46:05 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today FCF Holding announces the results of the market test of ClaimJockey, their new long-term care insurance claims assistance service, the first of its kind in America. 'It's proving more successful than when families tackle the claims process alone,' says Wendy Rinehart, President.  
Mon, 19 Aug 2013, 05:00:02 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When today's 50 to 60-somethings turn 70 to 80-something, tens of billions of dollars per year will be paid to holders of long-term care insurance policies and related financial instruments. Will you be among them? Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), offers a five-fold path for participation.  
Tue, 13 Aug 2013, 13:57:02 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the third in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, 'Wellness Behaviors.' The video provides a simple, practical, easily understood view of the importance of nutrition, activity and rest in promoting overall health and happiness.  
Mon, 12 Aug 2013, 15:24:29 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Dawn Jeffery as a property and casualty insurance producer in its Inland Empire division. Dawn brings 28 years of experience in risk management and commercial insurance program development and management to EPIC. Her industry expertise includes construction, transportation and non-profit clients.  
Wed, 07 Aug 2013, 15:34:31 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Orange County Business Journal has announced that EPIC has been recognized as a 'Best Place to Work' in Orange County. EPIC is one of only 34 Orange County companies with 250 or more employees to receive this honor and is ranked 4th in the large company category.  
Tue, 06 Aug 2013, 12:51:38 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired SafeHarbor Risk Management.  
Mon, 29 Jul 2013, 13:54:51 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Jim Gillette has been selected by Business Insurance magazine as a '40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leader' award winner. Gillette is one of only eight to receive this honor in the Western Region.  
Wed, 24 Jul 2013, 16:27:26 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN MATEO, Calif., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Charles M. 'Chuck' Cushner as a principal and property and casualty insurance producer. Respected and well-connected in the San Francisco Bay Area business community, Cushner brings decades of experience to EPIC in risk management with a focus on construction, consumer services, transportation and manufacturing.  
Wed, 24 Jul 2013, 06:00:01 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the publication of a comprehensive, updated guidebook makes clear that long-term care (LTC) planning has moved well beyond traditional insurance, Medicaid, and nursing-home care. The newly revised guide, '3in4 Need More: Long Term Care Planning TODAY,' succinctly describes more than half a dozen government or private financial options. The 36-page publication is offered free by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), under a non-exclusive distribution agreement with the 3in4 Association, the publishers.  
Mon, 01 Jul 2013, 13:32:47 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
IRVINE, Calif., July 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard(R) Specialty Insurance Services announced today that more than one million insured solar panels have been reported to the PowerGuard Third Party Warranty Program and delivered into the Japanese marketplace.  
Wed, 19 Jun 2013, 19:56:28 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
IRVINE, Calif., June 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services today announced the launch of their Solar Panel Program Warranty Verification Portal, accessible from their Web site at powerguardins.com or directly at PowerguardSNVerify.com.  
Wed, 19 Jun 2013, 05:58:09 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), announces a five-part 'solution set' for Americans facing a growing problem: how to cope when Mom, Dad or another family member succumbs to dementia, which includes Alzheimer's disease.  
Mon, 17 Jun 2013, 14:11:16 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the second in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, 'Understanding Healthcare Reform.' The video provides a clear overview of the Affordable Care Act, simplifying its many elements into a straightforward, easily understood review.  
Mon, 10 Jun 2013, 15:45:09 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., June 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Corporate Advocate, once a construction and real estate accounting firm, faced a challenging economy and shrinking business prospects. In 2008, its owners decided to reinvent The Corporate Advocate to a business processing outsourcing company. Chief Operating Officer Ray Blom relied on the County of San Bernardino's Workforce Investment Board (WIB) to find and train the right employees for the new business platform.  
Wed, 05 Jun 2013, 14:48:45 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
ONTARIO, Calif., June 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Joe Cotugna as a property and casualty insurance producer in its Inland Empire Division. Cotugna brings 23 years of experience in risk management, with a focus on the food industry and construction to EPIC.  
Tue, 04 Jun 2013, 07:59:20 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
LOVELAND, Colo., June 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Increasing wildfire danger, persistent drought and cuts to Federal fire-fighting resources are making Linda Masterson's newly released book, 'Surviving Wildfire' (ISBN: 978-1-936555-15-4; PixyJack Press), a practical prescription for homeowners living with wildfire risk who want to know how to be better prepared, stay alive when wildfire threatens and have what they'll really need to start over if disaster strikes.  
Mon, 03 Jun 2013, 14:00:09 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today a partnership with Dowling Capital Partners (DCP) and Premier Insurance Services, focusing on the personal insurance needs of the Hispanic market in the West and Southwest regions of the United States.  
Wed, 29 May 2013, 20:25:17 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new 16-page guide describes a form of insurance designed to protect against financial catastrophe on the heels of catastrophic illness. Titled 'Surviving Critical Illness Financially,' the guide is being offered free of charge by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), under a non-exclusive distribution agreement with business partners American Independent Marketing (AIM) and GoldenCare USA, the publishers.  
Wed, 22 May 2013, 17:45:51 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
BOSTON, Mass., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Truebridge Financial Marketing, which provides banks and credit unions with a financial education marketing system, announces the addition of 28 new clients in just six months. More and more banks and credit unions are discovering that financial education, properly delivered, is a cost effective way to generate sales for all business lines, from deposits and loans to investments, insurance and trust.  
Tue, 21 May 2013, 08:57:55 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the first in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos. EPIC is providing the videos with production support from GuideSpark, a digital employee communications provider, and health insurance carrier UnitedHealthcare.  
Mon, 20 May 2013, 14:35:15 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths have joined the firm. Felderman, who has received national recognition as a Real Estate industry 'Power Broker' in 2008, 2010, and 2011 joins EPIC as national real estate practice leader and managing principal.  
Mon, 20 May 2013, 12:29:01 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following a recent announcement, LTC Partners and Insurance Services, LLC, will be providing long-term care education to member banks of the California Bankers Association (CBA), one of America's largest state banking trade organizations.  
Wed, 15 May 2013, 18:27:55 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through CEE's Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.  
Wed, 15 May 2013, 12:49:58 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) has enhanced its Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services. WTCI has added Risk Management Solutions catastrophe modeling software to the foundation of its risk modeling services and solutions. In addition, risk modeling professional Bruce Norris, a WTCI director, recently enhanced his personal consulting capabilities by earning the Certified Catastrophe Modeler (CCM) designation from the AIR Institute.  
Tue, 14 May 2013, 16:22:57 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company (AMIC), the state's fastest growing medical liability insurance company, announced that they are adding a Risk Management Department to support and develop preventative medical practices for their policyholder/owners that will result in effectively minimizing adverse events, reduction in claims and improvement in patient healthcare.  
Mon, 13 May 2013, 15:13:28 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kris Beale as Employee Benefits Division Senior Compliance Consultant in its San Francisco office. Beale has more than 14 years of experience in employee benefits, regulations, and the analysis of complex legislation.  
Thu, 02 May 2013, 16:26:41 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage was recently recognized by the Sacramento Business Journal as a '2013 Healthiest Employer.'  
Thu, 02 May 2013, 15:43:17 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For two consecutive years, Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company has received a Financial Stability Rating (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, a financial analysis firm specializing in evaluating the financial stability of regional and specialty insurers.  
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 08:58:20 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has again been recognized as a 2013 'Best Place to Work in the Bay Area.' San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal presented the award jointly.  
Wed, 24 Apr 2013, 13:24:25 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN RAMON, Calif., April 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced another success in their 'Fraud Doesn't Work Here' campaign in partnership with the California McDonald's Preferred Operator Group (POG).  
Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 04:54:17 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An updated workplace guide, announced today, describes the tax, productivity, and other benefits of adding the "missing link" to employee benefit packages: long-term care insurance. Titled 'Long Term Care Outreach and Education Program,' the 12-page guide is published by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Mon, 15 Apr 2013, 15:30:23 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that wholesale brokerage industry veteran Sheryl Smith has joined the firm as director.  
Wed, 10 Apr 2013, 16:15:21 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kelly Kyle as a senior account manager in its Los Angeles office. Kyle brings 12 years of experience in the healthcare and wellness insurance sector to EPIC.  
Tue, 02 Apr 2013, 05:56:58 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
NEW CANAAN, Conn., April 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading insurance technology and services provider, and MFX, a leading provider of hosted IT applications and outsourcing solutions for the Property and Casualty insurance industry, today announced an agreement whereby MFX will provide the Prevail Reinsurance System as a component of MFX's Integrated Insurance Platform, a comprehensive, on-demand, end-to-end solution suite for the Property and Casualty industry.  
Mon, 01 Apr 2013, 16:19:33 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
ONTARIO, Calif., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced key steps in advancing their business strategy in Southern California's Inland Empire.  
Mon, 25 Mar 2013, 15:59:18 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) announced today that its Employee Benefits Practice has launched a strategic partnership offering employers a new way to manage benefit program costs while expanding flexibility, choice and value for their employees.  
Thu, 21 Mar 2013, 17:14:42 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
FRESNO, Calif., March 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- First opening the doors of a Fresno office in July of 2012, California's fastest growing insurance brokerage is already expanding to meet local demand. EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage that started with just two principals, has since added four more brokers specializing in property and casualty and employee benefits, as well as claims advocacy, account management and client service positions.  
Wed, 13 Mar 2013, 04:55:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Considering long-term care insurance? Tax time may be a good time to move your decision to the front burner, because the premiums of many policyholders may be subsidized by tax deductions or credits. So says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Mon, 04 Mar 2013, 14:39:54 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Derek Thomas as Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Principal. Thomas brings to EPIC more than 25 years of progressive experience and leadership within insurance companies, brokerage firms, Internet and e-commerce companies, as well as the non-profit sector.  
Thu, 21 Feb 2013, 16:09:40 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announced today that Risk and Insurance Magazine has recognized managing principal Mike McMullen as one of 2013's alternative energy 'Power Brokers.' McMullen was chosen as a Power Broker for his groundbreaking presentation of risk to the alternative energy market, dedication to providing innovative risk transfer solutions, and superior client service.  
Thu, 14 Feb 2013, 16:22:57 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added George Descalso as a property and casualty insurance producer and principal in its San Mateo office. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Descalso's insurance career spans 30 years. He brings extensive knowledge of risk management, property and liability insurance and the insurance marketplace to EPIC.  
Thu, 14 Feb 2013, 13:15:16 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Truebridge, Inc., a Boston-based financial services marketing firm for banks and credit unions, has acquired American Brokerage Consultants of St. Petersburg, Florida. The announcement was made today by Stewart Rose, CEO of Truebridge.  
Wed, 13 Feb 2013, 04:50:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Until recently, long-term care financing has been offered to Americans primarily in the home; and the means of financing has been limited to LTC insurance, for the most part. That's no longer so with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced LTCi agencies.  
Mon, 11 Feb 2013, 15:14:21 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company, a medical malpractice insurance carrier for Arkansas physicians, recently donated $15,000 to the Impaired Physician Program administered by the Arkansas Medical Foundation. This is the third annual donation by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company to this critical support program for physicians in the State of Arkansas.  
Tue, 05 Feb 2013, 14:33:32 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of Jennifer Haley as an employee benefits consultant in its Northern California Employee Benefits Division. Haley brings twelve years of experience in the delivery of employee benefits solutions, including fully insured and limited self-funding medical products, to EPIC's growing benefits consulting team.  
Tue, 05 Feb 2013, 07:56:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network (NLTCN) and the 3in4 Association are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership. Since the 3in4 Association's inception, NLTCN has provided sponsorship dollars to support the Association's '3in4 Need More' nationwide public service campaign.  
Tue, 15 Jan 2013, 06:57:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TAMPA, Fla., and BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Advanced Resources Marketing (ARM), one of the country's largest distributors of Long Term Care Insurance (LTCi) announced today the opening of a satellite distribution office in Tampa, Fla. This location joins the main office in Boston, and satellite offices in Merion Station, Pa., and McLean, Va., as a growing part of ARM's distribution network.  
Mon, 14 Jan 2013, 16:37:32 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Janice Stanger as an account executive on their Los Angeles benefits consulting team. Stanger brings 27 years of experience in healthcare, benefits consulting, human resources, compliance, wellness and client relationship management to EPIC.  
Wed, 09 Jan 2013, 15:46:31 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Chad Seiler and Steve Parson as property and casualty insurance brokers and principals in its Fresno office. Seiler and Parson bring an extensive knowledge of risk management, property and liability insurance and workers' compensation cost control to EPIC.  
Wed, 09 Jan 2013, 06:56:03 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces an alliance with Alternatives for Seniors, the leading senior housing and services online directory.  
Mon, 07 Jan 2013, 14:45:39 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Terri Parreira as a property and casualty insurance producer and principal in its Fresno office. Parreira brings an extensive knowledge of risk management, property and liability insurance and workers' compensation cost control to EPIC.  
Mon, 07 Jan 2013, 08:56:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network is pleased to announce the merger of two of its member firms' Long Term Care insurance brokerage operations. Effective January 1, 2013, Individual Commercial Brokerage, Inc. (ICB) and Gelbwaks Executive Marketing Corp. (GEM) are combining their two award-winning and nationally-recognized operations.  
Thu, 03 Jan 2013, 16:20:03 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire Homeplace Insurance Brokers, Inc.  
Fri, 21 Dec 2012, 14:57:24 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TULSA, Okla., Dec. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation is pleased to name D. Michael Spradlin, DDS, of Tulsa as the recipient of its first Oral Health Hero Award, a new program to recognize the contributions of volunteer dentists across the state.  
Tue, 18 Dec 2012, 14:16:06 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
INDIANA, Pa., Dec. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zen-tinel, a national manufacturer and distributor of mobile surveillance systems is pleased to announce it has partnered with Safety, Claims and Litigation Services, LLC (SCLS), an affiliate of National Interstate Insurance Company, to provide Accident Event Recorder (AER) technology to school bus contractors. As a preferred vendor partner, Zen-tinel is offering camera systems which are proven to enhance driver performance, reduce accidents and save lives.  
Wed, 12 Dec 2012, 14:26:40 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Why are some middle-aged Americans buying long-term care insurance (LTCi) for their aging parents? It's partly because Mom and Dad may need help with the tasks of daily living, but can't afford a policy to pay for it, according to Denise Gott, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).  
Mon, 03 Dec 2012, 13:40:44 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Hali Nielson as senior vice president private client services in its Irvine office. Nielson brings 19 years of experience in insurance and risk management for individuals with a high asset base and significant property and liability exposures.  
Mon, 19 Nov 2012, 13:20:19 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Dolores Glass as a principal in their San Ramon construction practice. Glass brings over 20 years of experience in construction industry risk management and property and casualty insurance to EPIC.  
Mon, 12 Nov 2012, 02:56:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids with medical needs feel better and get better with tender loving care. So do older family members with disabilities. But human TLC is seldom handy 24/7. That's where a warm, fuzzy toy animal can make a difference. On Monday, November 12, 250 of them are being donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) (RMHC(R)) of Greater Las Vegas by LTC Financial Partners, LLC.  
Mon, 05 Nov 2012, 14:26:34 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Neil Willian as an account executive to their San Francisco construction practice. Willian brings 15 years of experience to EPIC in construction risk, specializing in legal, claims, and insurance risk management.  
Thu, 01 Nov 2012, 15:58:43 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Reagan Peralta as a senior account manager in its San Francisco office. Peralta brings more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry, working for national insurance carriers as well as Bay Area-based benefits consulting firms.  
Wed, 31 Oct 2012, 12:29:54 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has again been recognized as a 2012 'Best Place to Work in Insurance' by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.  
Mon, 29 Oct 2012, 14:42:16 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Cris Nunez as principal in EPIC's Los Angeles office. Nunez brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial insurance and risk management, with a focus on workers' compensation.  
Thu, 25 Oct 2012, 14:01:28 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Adam Medeiros as an employee benefits consultant in its Fresno office. Medeiros brings his extensive knowledge of group health and welfare benefits, including ERISA, COBRA and HIPAA, to EPIC's rapidly expanding Fresno team.  
Sun, 21 Oct 2012, 04:55:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Has the government got your back on long-term care (LTC), or not? Are the odds small or great that you or a family member will ever need LTC? How safe is a 'wait-and-see' approach to the issue? These key questions are addressed in an online quiz from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Fri, 19 Oct 2012, 18:45:16 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FirstClose Title announced that its CEO, Cynthia Waterman, will be available at the 99th MBA Annual Convention and Exposition at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, Illinois October 21-24 to discuss title insurance issues in the mortgage banking industry and how they can be remedied. She is available by appointment at the show or via phone interviews after the show.  
Thu, 18 Oct 2012, 15:19:35 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Joe Dunn as Vice President, Workers Compensation Claims in its Fresno office. Dunn brings eleven years of experience in workers compensation, settlement negotiation, and Medicare sectors to EPIC.  
Fri, 05 Oct 2012, 13:17:26 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BURLINGTON, Vt., Oct. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Policy Inspector Inc., a new nationwide provider of comprehensive life insurance policy searches, is pleased to announce the launch of the company's website, content developed by their in-house marketing group. The site embodies Policy Inspector's forward-thinking vision and commitment to the growing needs of the over $1 Billion dollars of unclaimed life insurance policies.  
Mon, 01 Oct 2012, 05:59:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in the Orange County. Led by managing principals, Dan Ryan and Tony D'Asaro, EPIC's Irvine team has received this honor for the second consecutive year.  
Mon, 24 Sep 2012, 14:30:35 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the formation of a new division, EPIC Motorsports. Operated by EPIC's own collectors and racers, this division provides customers with both the highest level of insurance expertise and extensive knowledge of collector cars, racing, and associated industry vendors.  
Tue, 18 Sep 2012, 12:38:10 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phylius Press announces the publication of the Professional Edition of its best-selling book 'How to Protect Your Family's Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets' (ISBN-13: 978-0979080173), by attorney K. Gabriel Heiser. The new book, entitled 'Medicaid Planning: From A to Z' teaches attorneys, CPAs, financial planners, insurance agents, and other financial advisors all the rules and planning techniques necessary to advise clients how to qualify for Medicaid and get their nursing home expenses paid without going broke.  
Tue, 18 Sep 2012, 02:59:29 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a straw poll to let people guess the cost of long-term care insurance, immediately learn what others think, and then get actual numbers from an expert by phone. The poll and follow-up information are designed to correct a misconception that may be leaving most Americans unnecessarily unprotected.  
Mon, 10 Sep 2012, 14:48:55 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces today that Connie Rowe has been appointed vice president and business development executive in the firm's San Ramon-based Programs Group. Rowe is an experienced risk management professional with 25 years of client-focused service. In this new role, she will expand her support of EPIC's highly successful insurance programs for McDonald's owners and operators to include new business development responsibilities.  
Mon, 27 Aug 2012, 14:38:49 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FOLSOM, Calif., Aug. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Jessica Bentson as a senior account manager in its Folsom office. Bentson brings eight years of experience in the healthcare and wellness insurance sector.  
Wed, 22 Aug 2012, 14:14:04 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Sarah Ledbetter as a property and casualty insurance account manager in its Fresno office. Ledbetter brings extensive experience in customer service and the management of commercial insurance and risk management programs to EPIC.  
Mon, 20 Aug 2012, 15:16:12 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FOLSOM, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kate Crouch as an employee benefits consultant in its Folsom office. Crouch brings 18 years of experience in group health and welfare benefits as well as insurance negotiations to EPIC's growing benefits consulting team.  
Wed, 15 Aug 2012, 14:10:45 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PETALUMA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Joe Costamagna as a principal in their Petaluma office. Costamagna brings 10 years of experience in insurance and risk management, working with a wide range of businesses and specializing in the construction industry.  
Mon, 13 Aug 2012, 02:58:40 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to those who work for a living. But what about our caregivers, who selflessly tend the disabled - helping them eat, bathe, go to the bathroom, dress? Our society could not function without caregivers, yet we give them short shrift when handing out thank-you's. To rectify this, LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) proposes a Labor Day token of thanks.  
Wed, 08 Aug 2012, 13:51:15 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the additions of Ryan Yoo and Ricky Choi in EPIC's Los Angeles office. Yoo and Choi are focused on growing EPIC's presence in the Korean business community and bring a combined 40 years of industry experience to this division.  
Wed, 18 Jul 2012, 15:52:16 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FRESNO, Calif., July 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the additions of Patrick McCaleb and Phil Grove as principals in EPIC's newest office located in Fresno.  
Wed, 18 Jul 2012, 02:59:00 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When the Supreme Court upheld The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), uncertainty about health insurance abated. But what about long-term care insurance, which covers in-home, nursing-home, and assisted-living care - expensive services scarcely addressed by regular insurance or Medicare? That issue remains as head-scratching as ever, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Tue, 03 Jul 2012, 14:25:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As our country celebrates Independence Day, it's an appropriate time to reflect on the value itself, says Terry Truesdell, President and CEO of The National LTC Network. Mirriam-Webster's dictionary defines independent as: not subject to control by others; not requiring or relying on something else; not requiring or relying on others (as for care or livelihood).  
Wed, 27 Jun 2012, 02:59:04 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces a free service to help consumers learn about the financial risk of needing long-term care someday, and how to manage the risk. The service blends the best of technology with the best of humanity: real, live advisors on the phone. It's a simple two-step process.  
Thu, 21 Jun 2012, 02:58:43 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas Long-Term Care Partnership and the 3in4 Association are joining forces to host a series of free seminars in July to encourage people to think about how they're going to pay for their long-term care.  
Tue, 05 Jun 2012, 17:45:57 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, has revised its flagship mortgage document preparation system, idsDoc, to reflect the Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) mortgage insurance (MI) premium increase. The increase, one quarter of one point, will be applied to all 15-year and 30-year mortgages backed by the agency.  
Mon, 04 Jun 2012, 12:55:06 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN MATEO, Calif., June 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that senior account executive Tina Brink has again been recognized by Risk and Insurance and Human Resource Executive magazines as a 'Top Employee Benefits Consultant' in 2012. Brink is one of only 18 benefits professionals nationwide to be selected for the honor this year. Brink was also named a Top Consultant in 2011.  
Wed, 23 May 2012, 01:59:05 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces an agreement with EraNova Institute to distribute a special report on the future of long-term care insurance (LTCI) as an employee benefit. The report will be made available by LTCFP to selected employee benefit brokers, human resource managers, and heads of business and non-profit organizations. Titled 'The LTC Benefit Battle,' the EraNova document is based on interviews with leaders in the insurance, healthcare, and employee benefit fields.  
Wed, 16 May 2012, 04:59:21 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MasterCare Solutions, a National LTC Network member, hosted the May 11 Oregon stop of the 3in4 Need More Tour. Nathan Sanow, Business Development Manager at MasterCare, and Erica Drake, Marketing Specialist at the firm, accompanied tour spokesperson and elder care expert Dr. Marion Somers ('Dr. Marion') as she addressed the need for long term care planning in Portland, Oregon.  
Fri, 27 Apr 2012, 13:18:43 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company has earned a Financial Stability Rates(R) (FSR) of A, Exceptional from Demotech, Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess unsurpassed financial stability related to maintaining positive surplus as regards policyholders, liquidity of invested assets, an acceptable level of financial leverage, reasonable loss and loss adjustment expense reserves and realistic pricing.  
Mon, 23 Apr 2012, 14:14:32 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that Jeffrey R. Jamison has joined the firm as Assistant Vice President. Jamison will be based in New York City and will be responsible for providing casualty brokerage services to WTCI retail broker members and their clients.  
Wed, 18 Apr 2012, 04:58:30 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a tight presidential race, voter sentiment on religion, race, jobs or contraception could tip the balance. Or 'the decisive issue just might be a health problem that jeopardizes almost every American family,' says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Wed, 11 Apr 2012, 08:59:34 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long Term Care Associates (LTCA), a member of the National LTC Network, was recently announced a finalist in the 'Social Media Rockstars - Organizations' category of SENIORHOMES.COM 2012 BEST OF THE WEB AWARDS. The contest sought to identify the most valuable resources across the web for seniors, caregivers and industry professionals in 10 categories, and was judged by a panel of leading experts in the senior living industry.  
Wed, 04 Apr 2012, 15:53:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DULUTH, Ga., April 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Grendi has joined Third Law Sourcing as a principal and member of the management team. Grendi has over 20 years of management, consulting and business development experience serving healthcare, banking, financial technology and business services clients.  
Tue, 27 Mar 2012, 16:46:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Stan Sanchez as principal in their San Francisco office. A veteran of more than 10 years in the insurance industry, Sanchez will focus on providing risk management and insurance solutions to successful individuals with a high asset base and significant property and liability exposures.  
Tue, 27 Mar 2012, 15:10:07 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo., March 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG, spends the typical work week helping people review their retirement accounts, college savings, investment safety, and life insurance needs. As the New Year began, the representatives of FFG were looking for a different way to help others and decided to brighten the day for some children who were not feeling their best.  
Wed, 21 Mar 2012, 14:47:42 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN RAMON, Calif., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of Lou Razzano as Principal and Business Development Executive. Razzano will be based in the company's San Ramon, California office and report to managing principal, Brian Quinn.  
Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 08:59:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announced today that China Sunergy Co. Ltd. (China Sunergy - NASDAQ:CSUN), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, has joined the growing number of solar energy providers globally to adopt PowerGuard's unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.  
Thu, 08 Mar 2012, 12:30:30 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) discloses plans to offer a beefed-up array of long-term care insurance choices for individuals and employee groups. The offerings are from multiple insurance carriers.  
Mon, 05 Mar 2012, 15:11:43 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announced today the addition of Hilton Brown as Vice President of Claims Management. Specializing in claims management and client advocacy, Brown brings 22 years of experience to the PowerGuard team.  
Tue, 28 Feb 2012, 05:58:37 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today one of America's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies - LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) - reveals a little-known secret for people in the market for LTC insurance. 'Just ask your employer about it,' says Dan Cahn, LTCFP's Senior Vice President of Business Development. Doing so could save you time, paperwork, and money - even if your workplace has no group LTC benefit in force.  
Mon, 27 Feb 2012, 15:33:38 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Allen Amos has been recognized by Risk and Insurance Magazine as one of 2012's property and casualty insurance 'Power Brokers.' This is the second consecutive year Amos has been so recognized.  
Thu, 23 Feb 2012, 06:58:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo., Feb. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Belinda Hoover has been promoted to Vice President of Client Services with the Financial Foundation Group. In Belinda Hoover's 20 years of business experience she was an executive with an engineering consulting and training company where amongst her corporate management duties as Chief Administrative Officer; her responsibilities included the administration of the corporate insurance and benefits program.  
Tue, 21 Feb 2012, 15:01:49 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the addition of Hilton Brown who will oversee client claims and advocacy in the company's Los Angeles and Irvine offices. Brown will also provide claims support for sister company PowerGuard Insurance Services, located in Irvine, Calif. Brown brings 22 years of claims management and client advocacy experience to EPIC.  
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 05:58:11 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today MedAmerica Insurance Company (MedAmerica) and LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announce a distribution agreement to make a broad suite of long-term care insurance products available at reduced underwriting and multi-life discounts to employees. The policy suite is the latest incarnation of multi-life LTC insurance, a relatively new, increasingly-popular type of employee benefit that is proliferating faster than traditional group LTC plans.  
Tue, 31 Jan 2012, 19:07:21 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2012 has started off on the correct foot for the Loveland Branch of Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG. The company spends the typical work week helping people review their retirement accounts, college savings, investment safety, and life insurance needs. This past week the staff not only focused on the usual, but also spread its wings into the community once again for another volunteer project.  
Thu, 26 Jan 2012, 04:59:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-term care insurance is subsidized, in effect, by Uncle Sam. 'For many people, a large part of their premium cost is deductible on their federal tax return,' says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP). 'That doesn't make coverage free, but it makes it more affordable for millions.' LTCFP is one of the nation's largest and most experienced agencies specializing in long-term care insurance.  
Tue, 24 Jan 2012, 05:59:22 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christopher Gardner, played by Will Smith in 'The Pursuit of Happyness' (Columbia Pictures, 2006), was jobless and homeless with a baby boy to support. He bounced back, gaining wealth and a future for his son. Inspired by this example, LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) invited Gardner to speak at the company's annual meeting, held this year in New Orleans, January 13-15.  
Mon, 23 Jan 2012, 07:59:07 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announced today that solar panel manufacturer Lightway Green New Energy Co. Ltd. ('Lightway') has joined the growing number of solar energy providers globally that have adopted PowerGuard's unique PowerClip(TM) extended warranty protection.  
Wed, 18 Jan 2012, 15:21:47 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Programs Group, a managing underwriter and program administrator providing leading-edge risk management and insurance solutions nationally, announced that they have expanded the menu of coverage available in their newest program for Pizza Restaurants and Delivery Operators. Dubbed 'SLICE' (safety, loss control, insurance, coverage, expertise), the program now includes customized Commercial Excess Liability Coverage designed specifically for Pizza Delivery Operators.  
Tue, 17 Jan 2012, 14:48:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that leading global provider of solar energy services, SunEdison, a client of retail insurance broker Lockton Companies, has joined the growing number of solar energy providers to adopt PowerGuard's unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.  
Thu, 12 Jan 2012, 06:58:22 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that leading solar manufacturer, Talesun, has joined the growing number of global solar panel manufacturers to choose PowerGuard's unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.  
Mon, 09 Jan 2012, 14:48:09 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that leading Chinese solar manufacturer, LONG ENERGY (Shenglong, Suzhou Shenglong PV-Tech Co., Ltd.), a client of Marsh Los Angeles, has joined the growing number of China-based solar panel manufacturers to adopt PowerGuard's unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.  
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 04:58:13 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PLACENTIA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Association of Professional Ball Players of America (APBPA) announces the selection of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) to offer long-term care education and long-term care insurance coverage to their 11,000 Members. For members that choose to purchase the insurance, applications for individual policies will be completed by LTCFP and underwritten by Transamerica Life Insurance Company.  
Tue, 03 Jan 2012, 15:11:46 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announces that Chinese solar manufacturer, ZNShine, has joined the growing number of international solar panel manufacturers adopting PowerGuard's unique PowerClip extended warranty protection.  
Tue, 27 Dec 2011, 15:47:54 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking for a New Year's resolution that's not a sweat, like losing 15 pounds or going off cigarettes? 'Consider resolving to investigate long-term care insurance,' says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP). 'It's a snap to accomplish, takes just minutes, and you'll breathe easier about your future.'  
Thu, 15 Dec 2011, 13:59:09 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or another end-of-year holiday, long-term care insurance just might be the best present you could possibly give. 'That may sound crazy,' says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).  
Wed, 14 Dec 2011, 13:43:00 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Dec. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the EraNova Institute announces the publication of a special report, Avoiding the Long-Term Care Wipeout by Riding the Life-Extension Wave. 'It offers a win-win-win strategy that can enrich three constituencies while helping America thrive again,' says Richard W. Samson, Director of EraNova and author of the report.  
Thu, 01 Dec 2011, 17:14:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In November the 3in4 Association added seven new members to its advisory board, and received increased support from two insurance carriers: John Hancock, an existing member of the organization, and Genworth, which provided sponsorship of a meaningful consumer study. 'We're gaining momentum,' says Mark Goldberg, Treasurer of the association that runs the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign.  
Mon, 21 Nov 2011, 04:57:04 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanksgiving is a time to join with family to say thanks for life's blessings. It can also be a time to make sure those blessings continue year after year, uninterrupted by the financial impact of long-term health issues. 'According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about 7 in 10 of us over age 65 will need long-term care at some point,' says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).  
Thu, 17 Nov 2011, 13:29:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the American Senior Benefits Association (ASBA) announced the selection of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) to provide long-term care education and insurance for members and their families. The aim of the ASBA Long-Term Care Insurance Program is to supply education on the financial risks associated with long-term care and how a long-term care insurance policy can transfer these risks from a member's assets to that of an insurance carrier.  
Thu, 10 Nov 2011, 16:14:29 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, announced that a new disclosure relating to flood insurance is now available through the idsDoc doc prep platform.  
Tue, 08 Nov 2011, 13:59:21 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Scott Gunnison as Principal, Strategic Development. Gunnison brings more than 30 years of diversified insurance underwriting, retail and wholesale brokerage, specialty program development, and operations experience to EPIC. He will be based in Chicago and report directly to EPIC president and co-founder, John Hahn.  
Tue, 08 Nov 2011, 05:57:07 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The majority of adults believe that long-term care insurance should be purchased between the ages of 45-64, yet 82 percent of this age group have not purchased a policy, finds a new study from the 3in4 Association. The study, sponsored by Genworth Financial, also shows that since the 2008 financial crisis, only 20 percent of adults have taken any action on their financial strategy and almost half of respondents do not expect to add anything to their plan in the next two years.  
Mon, 07 Nov 2011, 15:18:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of property and casualty insurance broker and risk management consultant, Scott Lihme as a principal in the company's Irvine, Calif. office. Lihme brings 25 years of underwriting, production, client advocacy and program management experience to EPIC.  
Tue, 01 Nov 2011, 17:09:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, is being recognized by the North Bay Business Journal with a 2011 Healthiest Companies award.  
Fri, 21 Oct 2011, 06:55:11 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network, an alliance of leading distributors of long term care insurance, announced today its endorsement of the American C.E. Institute, LLC.  
Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 07:59:37 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized as one of 2011's 'Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area.'  
Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 05:59:02 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies announces a national effort to help all Americans with their long-term care financing needs. The company is LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), which represents multiple insurance carriers.  
Wed, 19 Oct 2011, 14:47:59 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Each November, during Long-Term Care Awareness month, Americans are reminded to think about their future care needs. For those who want to get serious about it, a seminar is available to answer all questions. It's provided free to local groups by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies representing multiple carriers.  
Thu, 13 Oct 2011, 22:15:38 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Washington state residents are about to be rewarded for planning ahead for their long-term care (LTC) needs, but the forthcoming program will be even better with a few tweaks. So says Helen Boyer, who testified on October 11 before the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Boyer, a Bellevue-based attorney specializing in insurance law, is a Partner with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies representing multiple carriers.  
Thu, 13 Oct 2011, 08:58:11 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TOMS RIVER, N.J., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Counsellors Title Insurance Agency, Inc. founder Ralph Aponte sees new value and significance emerging for the role of title insurance, especially within real estate markets that have been impacted by pressures of the recent economic trend.  
Wed, 28 Sep 2011, 18:09:55 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Programs Group, a managing underwriter and program administrator providing leading-edge risk management and insurance solutions nationally, announces the launch of their newest program for Pizza Restaurants and Delivery Operators. Dubbed 'SLICE' (safety, loss control, insurance, coverage, expertise), the new program specifically addresses a significant exposure and principle risk management concern of Pizza Delivery Operators: liability resulting from their delivery drivers.  
Tue, 27 Sep 2011, 08:57:33 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TOMS RIVER, N.J., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Counsellors Title Agency, Inc. principal Ralph Aponte sees title insurance providing a stabilizing force within the New Jersey real estate industry through its function of insuring property title. Consequently, with greater scrutiny being given to each and every aspect of the real estate transaction, increased attention is coming upon the role of title agent in New Jersey and the fiscal position of the insurance carrier.  
Tue, 27 Sep 2011, 06:55:11 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As part of health reform, American companies are required to enable their employees to participate in the public option for long-term care insurance, known as the Community Living Assistance and Supports (CLASS) program. Now being fleshed out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CLASS -- though postponed until 2013 -- calls for employees to be automatically enrolled, with payroll deductions, unless they opt out.  
Wed, 21 Sep 2011, 19:57:26 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services - a Managing General Agent specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries - today announced that Managing Principal Mike McMullen was named by Risk & Insurance magazine as a 2011 Risk Innovator.  
Mon, 19 Sep 2011, 08:59:22 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If one of your aging parents suddenly needs help with the tasks of daily living, who will provide it? You? 'If that's your default plan,' says Craig Smith, President of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), 'be prepared for sticker shock. Your services don't come free.' LTCFP is one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Tue, 06 Sep 2011, 18:25:27 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services - a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries - today announced that risk management, financial services and alternative energy professional Jeff Sharer has joined the company as Business Development Executive.  
Fri, 02 Sep 2011, 17:21:07 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services - a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries - today announced that risk management, financial services and alternative energy professional Tim Kinsella has joined the company as a business development executive.  
Wed, 24 Aug 2011, 08:59:35 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The economy has not been doing great, but LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) has. This month Inc. Magazine ranks LTCFP No. 2,483 among all companies, and No. 25 among companies in the insurance industry, in its annual ranking of the nation's 5000 fastest-growing companies. LTCFP also made the Inc. 5000 list in 2008, 2009 and 2010.  
Tue, 23 Aug 2011, 21:45:00 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
PETALUMA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of employee benefits consultant Victor (Vic) McKnight as a principal in the company's Petaluma, Calif. office. McKnight brings 16 years of insurance and employee benefits program management experience to EPIC.  
Mon, 15 Aug 2011, 18:59:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services - a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries - today announced that Rex Lyon has joined the company as vice president.  
Mon, 15 Aug 2011, 08:51:11 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies, is looking for high-performing sales managers to build teams and drive business in key geographic areas. 'According to surveys, about three in four Americans over 65 are concerned about needing long-term care services at some point,' says Denise Gott, LTCFP's Chairman and National Sales Manager.  
Thu, 11 Aug 2011, 08:55:11 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With federal purse strings tightening, Americans are likely to need a mix of private and diminished government resources to pay for their long-term care. To help people achieve the right mix, free presentations are being offered nationwide by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the country's largest long-term care insurance agencies.  
Wed, 10 Aug 2011, 19:03:33 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PETALUMA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the opening of new offices in Petaluma. The new EPIC facility, featuring a multi-media training room for risk management, insurance, employee benefits and safety seminars, will help the EPIC team serve the growing needs of North Bay clients in a wide range of industries. These industries include wine making, construction, non-profits and the public sector.  
Thu, 04 Aug 2011, 20:25:30 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Kathleen 'Kathy' Holmes as a senior account executive in its Employee Benefits Division. Kathy brings nearly 25 years of experience in the health insurance and employee benefits industry. She will be based in EPIC's Irvine, Calif. branch office and report to Steve Vilas, Employee Benefits Division, Chief Operating Officer.  
Tue, 02 Aug 2011, 20:27:57 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Linda Campbell as an account executive. Campbell brings more than 40 years of experience in the property and casualty insurance industry to her new assignment.  
Thu, 21 Jul 2011, 08:58:01 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, July 15, universal principles of eldercare were affirmed by exiled Tibetan leaders and Dr. Marion Somers, the pre-eminent U.S. advocate for better long-term care. Dr. Marion was in Washington, D.C., representing the 3in4 Association on a national tour.  
Thu, 14 Jul 2011, 19:24:03 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces the availability of hundreds of experts who will speak to local groups supporting a new national awareness campaign. The campaign is titled 3in4 Need More, www.3in4needmore.com, and it is about educating Americans on all their long term care planning options.  
Tue, 12 Jul 2011, 18:45:03 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millennium Administrators, Inc., a benefits administrator, has signed a contract with the City of Scranton to provide benefit administration services for over 500 city employees. Millennium is providing administrative oversight for the city benefit program, including cost containment initiatives, claim audits and administrative services to enhance cost saving initiatives at the City of Scranton.  
Thu, 07 Jul 2011, 18:53:06 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services - a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries - today announced the availability of PowerGuard's latest insurance solution for the solar industry: the PowerWrap Solar Project Performance Guarantee Policy.  
Tue, 28 Jun 2011, 17:50:41 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Independence Day, if you're a potential long-term caregiver or one who may need care, why not resolve to protect your own independence in the years to come? This advice comes from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Tue, 14 Jun 2011, 20:21:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Concerned that long-term care insurance rates might go up? 'The California Assembly feels your pain,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), 'but they just passed a bill, AB 999, that will only make matters worse if the State Senate also passes it.' LTCFP is one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies, representing multiple carriers.  
Thu, 09 Jun 2011, 21:04:20 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Solar panel manufacturers in China and around the world continue looking for ways to provide greater economic certainty with their products, says PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services. Guaranteeing warranty terms through the use of insurance provides the certainty manufacturers and their customers look for, as well as long-term stability for the industry.  
Wed, 08 Jun 2011, 08:57:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scant planning for long-term care is a big problem in America. Prudential Financial Inc. notes that 74 percent of consumers ages 55 to 65 (about three in every four of us) polled for a recent survey said they are concerned about needing some kind of long-term care. 'Yet nearly 54 percent of Baby Boomers, now entering their retirement years, believe Medicare or health insurance will cover their long-term care needs, when they won't,' says Denise Gott, of LTC Financial Partners.  
Thu, 02 Jun 2011, 20:27:53 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN MATEO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Senior Account Executive Tina Brink has been recognized by Risk & Insurance and Human Resource Executive magazines as a 2011 'Top Employee Benefits Consultant' and as an industry 'Responsibility Leader.'  
Wed, 01 Jun 2011, 18:34:21 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Michele Childers as an employee benefits account executive in its Folsom office. Michele brings a strong background in marketing and product knowledge, benefit plan design and client service.  
Thu, 26 May 2011, 11:59:04 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A New Jersey naval architect watched helplessly as over $1 million dollars disappeared into the health-care system: all the assets of his mom and dad in their final years. Like most middle-class Americans, the naval architect and his parents had missed an estate planning gap. Their financial advisors (FA's) missed it too. No long term care insurance (LTCi). 'This was an expensive omission,' says Jonas Roeser, of LTC Financial Partners LLC.  
Thu, 26 May 2011, 08:55:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Braving a threat of thunderstorms, busy New Yorkers and vacationing tourists gathered in Times Square Tuesday morning to hear classical music by Juilliard students followed by a 'flash mob' of seemingly disabled older people who suddenly abandoned their crutches to begin dancing joyfully. That captured the crowd's attention. What was up? The question was soon answered by Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC.  
Tue, 24 May 2011, 09:56:24 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading software and technology services provider for the property and casualty insurance industry, today announced the launch of its Prevail Reinsurance System Hosted Solution. Companies will now have the ability to manage their reinsurance business in a secure and scalable environment, while reducing the costs associated with in-house IT infrastructure, personnel and maintenance.  
Thu, 19 May 2011, 09:59:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the long-term care insurance (LTCi) sales field, business has been pretty flat for the past few years. But that can change dramatically 'if we're willing to reinvent ourselves,' said Cameron Truesdell of LTCFP in a keynote speech at the 2011 National LTCi Producers Summit.  
Thu, 12 May 2011, 20:29:55 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services - a Managing General Agent and Lloyds cover holder specializing in unique insurance and risk management solutions for the wind and solar energy industries - announced today that Gayle Nakahodo has joined the company as vice president of operations.  
Tue, 10 May 2011, 08:58:27 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PORTLAND, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At a recent conference Todd Grove of Portland, Maine, was singled out as the nation's 'top producer' in 2010 by LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP). Grove won the same honor in several previous years, distinguishing himself among colleagues nationwide.  
Thu, 28 Apr 2011, 21:36:07 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized again as a 'Best Place to Work in the Bay Area' by both the San Francisco Business Times and the San Jose / Silicon Valley Business Journal. EPIC has been similarly honored through a survey of their Bay Area team members each year since the company was founded in 2007.  
Wed, 27 Apr 2011, 08:59:12 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announces the formation of a new division called Worksite Academy to help solve a critical problem for employers: maintaining productivity with an aging workforce.  
Tue, 26 Apr 2011, 18:53:08 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Edward J. Reidy as principal. Reidy brings 30 years of Fortune 50, Big Five professional services, early stage technology / organic food enterprise and risk management and insurance experience to the EPIC team.  
Wed, 20 Apr 2011, 08:59:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regardless of your faith, you might benefit from the following Easter-week advice: Take some of the nest eggs in your nest-egg basket and put them into another basket, one devoted to long-term care needs. Otherwise, your retirement dreams could be suddenly shattered. So says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP).  
Tue, 19 Apr 2011, 22:25:03 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PASADENA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Statewide Insurance Brokers, a leading provider of contractors insurance for general liability, workers compensation, commercial vehicle coverage and bonds, has added Oregon to the states the company is licensed to operate in.  
Fri, 15 Apr 2011, 09:59:37 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millennium Administrators, Inc., a pharmacy benefits administrator, has signed a contract with the County of Middlesex, NJ to provide stand-alone pharmacy benefit services for County employees and their dependents. Millennium is providing administrative oversight for the stand-alone pharmacy benefit program, including cost containment initiatives, claim audits and administrative services to enhance cost saving initiatives at the County.  
Thu, 14 Apr 2011, 08:57:08 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On April 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign - run by the 3in4 Association - made its second public appearance, following the first in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8. This month's appearance took place during the 2011 LTCi Producers Summit, run by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI).  
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 19:46:17 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that wholesale binding authority/program industry veteran, Julie Sylim-Uang, CPCU, has joined the firm as vice president/commercial accounts.  
Tue, 12 Apr 2011, 10:59:12 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Counsellors Title Agency, Inc. announces that Carmine P. Giordano, a licensed title producer with 40 years of title experience, is joining its Toms River, New Jersey headquarters.  
Tue, 05 Apr 2011, 19:33:32 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Daniel J. Pierro, Jr. as principal and senior employee benefits consultant. His addition comes through the acquisition of his company P&C Financial and Insurance Services, Inc. where he was owner and president. Pierro brings a strong background in all phases of employee benefits consulting.  
Wed, 30 Mar 2011, 09:59:04 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- People need insurance, but do retirement funds? 'Absolutely,' says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP). 'If you're not thinking about your own health as you age, think about the health of your 401k or IRA. If your retirement vehicle becomes disabled or loses life blood, how can it support you when you need it?'  
Mon, 28 Mar 2011, 17:46:27 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that wholesale brokerage industry veteran David Bamford has joined the firm as vice president/casualty broker.  
Tue, 22 Mar 2011, 10:57:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday April 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign will make its second public appearance, following the first in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8. The campaign seeks to inform Americans that health insurance isn't enough. Millions of us need more: some form of long-term care insurance or planning to cover longer-lasting illnesses and disabilities not covered by regular insurance or Medicare.  
Thu, 17 Mar 2011, 18:49:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), which educates Americans on the need to plan for long-term care, announces a strategic alliance with Caregiver Services Inc. (CSI), which provides in-home care so people don't have to leave their homes to receive care elsewhere.  
Mon, 07 Mar 2011, 18:53:21 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the 3in4 Association, promoters of the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign, announces the sponsorship of six insurance carriers: John Hancock, Mutual of Omaha, LifeSecure, MedAmerica, Prudential, and Transamerica. 'They're providing the support we need to start getting our message out,' says Jonas Roeser, a member of the association's three-member Executive Committee, which also includes Margie Barrie and Mark Goldberg.  
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 11:59:45 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading insurance industry consulting and technology services provider, today announced a contract with Triple-S Propiedad, Inc. to license the Prevail Reinsurance System to support all of Triple-S's reinsurance operations. Triple-S Propiedad has utilized a variety of Prevail's technology consulting services over the past 10 years.  
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 09:59:55 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 8 in Atlanta, the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign will get a boost from Dr. Marion Somers, the long-term care planning advocate who is a frequent guest on programs such as Good Morning America, Today Show, and NBC Nightly News.  
Tue, 01 Mar 2011, 00:26:36 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, at least 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point. And Prudential Financial Inc. notes that 74 percent of consumers age 55 to 65 (about three in every four of us) polled for a recent survey said they are concerned about needing some kind of long term care.  
Tue, 22 Feb 2011, 21:43:24 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN MATEO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Allen Amos and Nancy Hahn have been recognized by Risk and Insurance magazine as 2011 property and casualty insurance 'Power Brokers.'  
Tue, 22 Feb 2011, 20:27:11 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) announced today that wholesale brokerage industry veteran, Mark Morgan, has joined the firm as vice president/property broker.  
Tue, 08 Feb 2011, 22:49:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Amenda-Ming Chen as an employee benefits Account Executive in its San Francisco office. Amenda brings a strong background in employee benefits consulting including benefit plan design, wellness planning, financial analysis, underwriting and benefit plan valuation.  
Mon, 07 Feb 2011, 09:59:04 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For three years in a row (2008, 2009, and 2010), LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) has been selected by Inc. Magazine as one of the nation's 5,000 fastest-growing companies. And among large national agencies specializing in LTC insurance sales, none is growing faster than LTCFP. What accounts for this?  
Thu, 03 Feb 2011, 20:05:04 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces a major new initiative for public entities nationwide. Recognizing the need for more creative and effective risk management strategies for the public sector, EPIC has organized an integrated team to meet this need.  
Wed, 19 Jan 2011, 10:59:39 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TOWER HILL, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) is expanding its consumer education campaign to make residents of Shelby County aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence.  
Wed, 12 Jan 2011, 17:49:04 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) reveals one of its marketing secrets: 'electronic business cards' that supply an agent's name, address, and phone number, just as old-fashioned business cards do, but with a difference. The electronic variety 'can't be misplaced, and they establish credibility by providing helpful, detailed information,' says Jonas Roeser, LTCFP's Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations.  
Tue, 11 Jan 2011, 19:17:05 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PETALUMA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announces the addition of North Bay business professional Adam Heher in the company's Petaluma, Calif. office. Heher has deep ties to the North Bay, having lived and worked in the community his entire life.  
Wed, 22 Dec 2010, 10:59:07 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the 3in4 Association, when it comes to long-term care insurance (LTCi), there's a big gap between what Baby Boomers (46 to 64 years old) believe and what they do. The association points to a recent survey by Mathew Greenwald & Associates showing that most Boomers highly value long-term care insurance, but that fewer than 10 in 100 have gotten around to buying it.  
Thu, 02 Dec 2010, 19:49:37 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Society of Actuaries, the leading cause of U.S. long-term care claims is Alzheimer's. Who cares? Evidently President Obama does. 'We praise the President for his words and the legislation behind them,' says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations for LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Mon, 22 Nov 2010, 05:59:23 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) announces the availability of 'true cost' estimates for long term care insurance policies from multiple carriers. According to LTCFP, the actual out-of-pocket expense of any LTC policy is usually less than the stated premium. Why?  
Wed, 17 Nov 2010, 06:59:27 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reports of the death of long-term care insurance are highly exaggerated, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest and most experienced LTCI agencies. Last Thursday, when MetLife announced it would stop selling new LTCI coverage, 'It wasn't the end of the world,' says Cameron Truesdell, LTCFP's CEO.  
Mon, 15 Nov 2010, 06:59:44 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Americans planning to buy long-term care insurance in 2011 may deduct a larger portion of their premiums than ever, thanks to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  
Wed, 03 Nov 2010, 13:42:28 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christina Liao, vice president, marketing science for CMI, a full-service marketing research company, will present a pathway modeling approach to understanding factors that influence consumers' decisions to renew insurance products. Liao will explain how companies can use results from pathway modeling to develop strategies to convert single line customers into buyers of multiple products. She will use a case study from a leading insurance company.  
Tue, 26 Oct 2010, 13:57:01 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new employee benefit is coming for millions of American employees: access to affordable long-term care insurance. So says Dan Cahn, an industry expert. LTCI provides funds for in-home or nursing-home care in case of longer-lasting illnesses or disabilities not covered by regular health insurance. Cahn is Senior Vice President of Business Development for LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).  
Fri, 15 Oct 2010, 15:51:14 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ORANGE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Comergence Insurance Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of third-party originator (TPO) risk management solutions provider Comergence Compliance Monitoring, announced it now offers fidelity and professional indemnity insurance to TPOs - the first of its kind within the industry.  
Thu, 07 Oct 2010, 05:59:24 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the nonprofit 3in4 Association, established by thirteen long term care insurance leaders, announces the formation of an advisory board and executive committee for the 'Nearly 3 in 4 Need More Campaign.' The group seeks to educate the public with information to support Americans' plans for their potential need for long term care.  
Mon, 04 Oct 2010, 06:59:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ROANOKE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Residents of Woodford and Marshall counties are being warned about the possibility of mine subsidence damage occurring to homes built over abandoned, underground mines. The warning is being issued by the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund. According to Kathy Moran of IMSIF, 'There are three things consumers in these counties should know: the first is that their homes may be at risk for mine subsidence.'  
Thu, 30 Sep 2010, 16:53:08 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stagnant economy? Jobs hard to come by? If you're an employer, jobs too risky to create? One company - LTC Financial Partners LLC - isn't buying in to the doom and gloom. They're bucking the trend with bullish expansion plans. 'We need 300 new people now, in all parts of the country,' says Denise Gott, LTCFP's Chairman of the Board.  
Wed, 29 Sep 2010, 06:59:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PONTIAC, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The risk of mine subsidence is present for many homeowners in Livingston County, and the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) has initiated a consumer education initiative to address the issue. Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside.  
Mon, 27 Sep 2010, 06:59:13 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Some homes in McLean County may be at risk for mine subsidence, according to the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF). Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside. Homes built in close proximity to these mines are subject to foundation or structural damage, which may cost thousands of dollars to repair.  
Thu, 23 Sep 2010, 05:59:36 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ROSICLARE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In its continuing effort to educate Illinois property owners, the Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) announced that residents of Hardin and Pope Counties should be aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned, underground mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence.  
Thu, 23 Sep 2010, 04:59:49 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Women have special long term care needs -- but not just because they often come down with longer-lasting illnesses and disabilities. When there's no long term care insurance for a couple or family members, women typically end up as the default, unpaid caregivers. 'Lack of LTC insurance not only hurts women when they themselves need care,' says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC.  
Tue, 21 Sep 2010, 06:59:14 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KEWANEE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Illinois Mine Subsidence Insurance Fund (IMSIF) is expanding its consumer education campaign to make residents of Henry County aware of the possibility that their homes may be built over abandoned mines, which would make them at risk for possible mine subsidence. Mine subsidence occurs in an abandoned mine when a mine roof or pillar collapses, causing the ground above to sink or subside.  
Tue, 07 Sep 2010, 13:34:51 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On September 21, HR.com will host a webcast (online seminar) in conjunction with LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) to help companies help their employees plan for long term care following health reform. 'Millions of Americans will soon be automatically opted in to the new public option for long term care, unless they pro-actively opt out,' says Mario Sestito, an industry expert who will lead the webcast.  
Thu, 26 Aug 2010, 12:16:53 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) continues to expand rapidly in spite of a sluggish economy. This month Inc. Magazine ranks LTCFP No. 2,366 among all companies, and No. 29 among companies in the insurance industry, in its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the nation.  
Tue, 10 Aug 2010, 04:58:26 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The rising cost of long term care, abetted by depressed home values, is taking a bigger bite out of American homes today than in 2005, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Wed, 28 Jul 2010, 05:59:29 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're in the market for long term care insurance but hate to fill out applications and wait, wait, wait, a leading agency has an alternative for you. Dispense with the paper and the delay; complete an electronic application, with live hand-holding, and get an answer pronto. The agency is LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Wed, 21 Jul 2010, 04:59:55 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A suit against LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), the nation's largest producer-owned long term care insurance agency, has been dropped, the company reports today. The suit, for more than a million dollars, was by a former agent, Linda Caruthers of Richmond, Virginia, who was seeking compensation for providing an introduction that helped land a large account.  
Mon, 19 Jul 2010, 06:58:20 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Companies tend to do well when they hire good people, but even the best people can do better when given good training. That's the philosophy of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies. It must work, judging from the company's rapid expansion in a down economy. For three years in a row LTCFP has been named one of America's 5,000 fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine.  
Fri, 16 Jul 2010, 18:09:58 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Dental of Oklahoma was recently honored for its contributions to the state's nonprofit community. The Beacon Award honors 24 statewide businesses that have played instrumental roles in supporting nonprofit programs that help so many Oklahomans in need; the program recognizes finalists in six categories, with a Beacon Award winner in each category.  
Thu, 24 Jun 2010, 06:54:06 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many companies seem conflicted by a key part of the recent Health Reform legislation, the CLASS Act, which will offer a form of long term care insurance for working people who may become disabled. 'CLASS' stands for Community Living Assistance Services and Supports; and the program, a legacy of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, is intended to offer new choice and security for millions now at risk.  
Fri, 18 Jun 2010, 15:18:36 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
RICHMOND, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Linda Tsironis Caruthers (Caruthers), CSA, LTCP and founder/president of Long-Term Care Consultants based in Richmond, VA, has sued her former insurance broker (otherwise known as a field marketing organization or FMO), LTC Financial Partners, LLC (Partners) for an amount in excess of one million dollars.  
Mon, 07 Jun 2010, 06:57:17 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The CLASS Act, part of the new health reform law (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), will offer a type of long term care insurance for working people and others who may become disabled. But confusion and doubt are widespread. 'Many wonder how the CLASS Act will affect them personally,' says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Tue, 11 May 2010, 06:01:12 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Women live longer than men and are America's primary caregivers. Yet too often they sacrifice their time, jobs, savings and serenity looking after a debilitated spouse or parent. Furthermore, while attending to those significant others, they often neglect planning for their own care. 'This is a huge national problem,' says Jenny Fassett, President of newly-formed LTC4women, a limited liability company based in Port Orchard, Washington.  
Mon, 03 May 2010, 06:54:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many Americans seem confused and immobilized by a key part of the recent Health Reform legislation, the CLASS Act, which will offer a form of long term care insurance for working people and others who may become disabled. 'CLASS' stands for Community Living Assistance Services and Supports; and the program, a legacy of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, is intended to offer new choice and security for millions now at risk.  
Mon, 29 Mar 2010, 05:59:29 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It can be instructive to consider not just what long term care insurance professionals recommend, but what they do -- for their own personal protection. A good example is the case of Kim Galatolo, an agent with LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies. In California, where Galatolo lives and works, the firm is known as LTC Partners & Insurance Services, LLC.  
Sun, 14 Mar 2010, 19:35:23 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an economy that seems stuck on stagnate, business is booming, thank you, for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies. In fact, 2009's growth was so strong and the future so promising, the firm seeks to expand its army of agents by 300 this year, an increase of about 60 percent over last year.  
Thu, 25 Feb 2010, 05:59:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MANHASSET, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many Americans with long-term care insurance are learning Uncle Sam may give them a hefty deduction for their premiums; but many fail to realize their state may grant an additional deduction or credit. 'If you can double your money, so to speak, why not do it,' says Gene Cutler, Manhasset, New York-based agent for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Tue, 23 Feb 2010, 14:44:39 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen, the world's leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that Print Electronics, working with a local integrator partner, has successfully delivered and implemented the SecuGen Hamster IV, a fully FIPS 201 / PIV-compliant fingerprint reader, into the Tamil Nadu Health Insurance Scheme (TNHIS).  
Mon, 08 Feb 2010, 06:29:31 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Want to keep more of your money in these challenging times? Then check with your tax advisor if you have long term care insurance. You may be able to deduct a big chunk of your 2009 premiums. What if you don't have long term care insurance? Then consider getting it NOW to lock in tax benefits next year. Uncle Sam may in effect pick up the tab for much of your premiums for 2010. This reminder comes from LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Wed, 13 Jan 2010, 14:57:14 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long term care, often neglected in health care planning, became talk-show fare yesterday on Lifetime Television's Balancing Act show. Denise Gott, the featured expert, pointed out that it's never too early to start thinking about long term care for our loved ones. 'Three in four will eventually need it,' says Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Tue, 15 Dec 2009, 14:05:35 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Almost for sure, you or a family member will need expensive long term care someday. How will you pay for it? What public or private insurance options are available to you? Now you can get those answers on Amazon.com's Kindle Wireless Reading Device and the Apple iPhone, through 'Dignity for Life: Five Things You Should Know Before Considering Long Term Care Insurance.' The new electronic publication is authored by LTC Financial Partners, LLC.  
Fri, 20 Nov 2009, 11:16:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long term care insurance may not seem like headline news or talk-show fare, but Denise Gott pursues the topic with passion and flair. 'I'm on a mission to wake up America,' she says. Her message is now appearing on CNN newscasts in the nation's airports and broadcasts on Delta Air Line flights. Gott is Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) - www.ltcfp.com - one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Mon, 16 Nov 2009, 14:21:59 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Like other longer-living Americans, gay males and lesbians (as well as bisexuals and transsexuals) face the prospect of eventual incapacity and the need for long term care. But they have special problems getting that care when needed, according to LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Wed, 28 Oct 2009, 13:45:46 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National LTC Network is celebrating 15 years as a national leader in long term care insurance distribution. The Network counts among its 30 member firms some of the most-respected and successful firms in the industry. 'The Network is a unique organization, consisting of firms that are competitors, but that have come together to share best practices and address common long-term care insurance industry issues,' commented Terry Truesdell, President and CEO.  
Thu, 15 Oct 2009, 05:59:27 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LTC Hotline - a one-stop shopping center - promises to simplify the process of finding the right long term care policy from the right carrier at the right price. 'Traditionally,' says Jonas Roeser, 'consumers had to meet with an agent in person, or try to compare confusing quotes from multiple carriers. Now they can find the best policy and price for their situation, from any of several top carriers, just by calling a toll-free number.' Or, if they prefer, they can request help online.  
Mon, 28 Sep 2009, 05:59:31 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This Fall, business and personal travelers have been exposed to a special message in the nation's airports and on Delta Airlines flights. Now available online, the message is delivered by Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. The message is this: 'In America 3 in 4 of us need long term care after we turn 65. But most of us aren't insured for it, and waiting to insure carries great risks.'  
Thu, 24 Sep 2009, 05:59:11 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Dralves Edwards, a board-certified family physician in Dallas today filed a civil case in the U.S. Supreme Court against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, the contractor for Medicare. For the past 13 years, Edwards has challenged the integrity and unethical practices of Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) and is confident that the U.S. Supreme Court will rule in a responsible way that every Medicare provider and patient benefits.  
Wed, 23 Sep 2009, 13:34:06 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) resumes work this week on the health care reform bill, The National LTC Network urges Congress to consider two ideas. First, include an above-the-line deduction for long term care (LTC) insurance premiums.  
Fri, 18 Sep 2009, 06:00:29 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
CLEVELAND, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This month USAA and LTCFP are presenting a free 45-minute seminar that highlights the critical need for long-term care insurance and presents the various public and private financing options that are available. It will be held at multiple times in 4 Ohio cities. The general public, including military personnel, are invited to attend.  
Tue, 15 Sep 2009, 06:00:05 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) announced an agreement with USAA to offer long-term care education and discounted policies to USAA's 7.2 million members. Through a series of 1,300 free seminars nationwide, LTCFP and USAA will highlight the critical need for long-term care insurance and present the various public and private financing options that are available.  
Tue, 25 Aug 2009, 07:59:37 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenCare USA and American Independent Marketing explain their new portfolio of long-term care products from United of Omaha Life Insurance Company, a Mutual of Omaha company, as providing benefits that coincide with the progression of care and costs normally occurring in a long term care scenario.  
Wed, 19 Aug 2009, 06:01:09 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the economy struggles, LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) reports continued rapid growth. This month Inc. Magazine ranks LTCFP No. 1,970 among all companies, and No. 16 among insurance companies, in its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the nation. LTCFP made the Inc. 5000 list last year, 2008, as well. Among insurance companies, LTCFP is the fastest-growing one focusing exclusively on long term care insurance sales.  
Tue, 18 Aug 2009, 07:00:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenCare USA and American Independent Marketing are pleased to bring you a new portfolio of long-term care products from United of Omaha Life Insurance Company, a Mutual of Omaha company, which features a 'first day' cash benefit at affordable rates. Cash benefit policies have long provided maximum flexibility and peace of mind, but often were viewed as too expensive.  
Wed, 12 Aug 2009, 06:00:05 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) announces joining the 3 in 4 Need More campaign, which was launched yesterday by the LTC Guild, a social network focusing on the long-term care industry and those served by it. In its advertising and public relations, LTCFP will employ the '3 in 4 Need More' logo and other visuals, publicly available from LTC Guild, to promote affordable long-term care insurance for all Americans.  
Tue, 11 Aug 2009, 06:00:10 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the LTC Guild announces the '3 in 4 Need More' campaign to promote affordable long-term care insurance for all Americans. 'Health reform will have a big hole in it,' says Jonas Roeser, a founding member, 'if it doesn't embrace the extended-care needs of today's longer-living Americans.'  
Tue, 28 Jul 2009, 06:29:50 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beginning this Fall, business and personal travelers will hear a critical message in the nation's airports and a major airline's flights: 'Don't wait for health reform to buy long term care insurance; if you need it now, as millions do, there's much to lose if you delay.' This warning will be delivered in a four and a half minute recorded interview of Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Thu, 16 Jul 2009, 06:29:07 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-term care is getting a lot of exposure in the current health-reform discussions, but we ain't seen nothin' yet, according to Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) - one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. 'Wait until the most-affected individuals get wind of what's in store for them; all hell could break loose,' she says.  
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 17:47:56 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2009 has provided the Financial Foundation Group many opportunities to help others. Even though the economy and the stock market have hit many hard, the Financial Foundation Group has been diligent about providing assistance to those in need. Delia Rios spearheaded the venture for the entire San Antonio office to contribute to the Metro San Antonio Habitat for Humanity on June 6th, 2009.  
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 06:00:32 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If and when Congress passes health reform legislation, it may or may not include a public option for long-term care, the assistance with daily living required by millions suffering from long-lasting illnesses or disabilities. If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, should you wait and see what materializes? Denise Gott says no; there's too much to lose and little to gain. Gott is Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.  
Tue, 09 Jun 2009, 06:00:46 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The traditionally conservative insurance industry can come to terms with a Democratic Congress on health reform, according to one insurance leader, Denise Gott, who today heaped praise on Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) for his crusading efforts. 'He sees more clearly than anyone the need to reform not only acute health care, but long-term care, which affects the quality of life and pocketbooks of virtually every American family,' she says. Gott is Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP).  
Thu, 28 May 2009, 06:00:53 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Although President Obama has called for affordable, accessible, high-quality health care for all Americans, 'There's no guarantee the legislation will bridge the long term care gap,' says Denise Gott of LTC Financial Partners LLC. 'Only about 9 million Americans, a fraction of our 300 million plus, have long term care insurance. And among those at greatest risk, 45 and older, more than 9 in 10 go uncovered. Health reform won't be complete unless Congress addresses this gaping hole.'  
Tue, 19 May 2009, 13:14:42 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- President Obama, backed by Congressional leaders, has called for affordable, accessible, high-quality health care for all Americans. 'But that won't be enough,' says Denise Gott, 'unless it also embraces the long term care needs of millions of longer-living Americans.' Gott is Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Wed, 13 May 2009, 06:27:07 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas, May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lone-star state residents seeking long term care insurance can now enjoy one-stop shopping via the Internet. The site, 'Long Term Care Insurance for All of Texas' is operated by Lone Star LTC Co., headquartered in Dallas and with offices in Austin and Houston.  
Mon, 04 May 2009, 07:00:17 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW CANAAN, Conn., May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading software and technology services provider for the property and casualty insurance industry, today announced the launch of its Cession Web Service. The Prevail Cession Web Service enables seamless integration of the Prevail Reinsurance System Cession Engine with websites, enterprise portals, corporate intranets and extranets, policy administration and loss management applications and other interactive services.  
Mon, 27 Apr 2009, 06:29:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumers and professionals with an interest in long term care insurance need no longer dig so hard for information. Now they can do as the pros do: have the information come to them, in bits and pieces as it develops. 'We're happy to share our secrets,' says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Thu, 23 Apr 2009, 06:29:29 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), has been chosen to be a judge in round 1 of the 2009 International DMA ECHO Awards. The judging will take place May 19th-21st in New York City at the Direct Marketing Association headquarters.  
Tue, 14 Apr 2009, 06:29:28 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you've lost money in this economy, you may be concerned about protecting what you have left. Safe havens such as gold or silver may be one good option. Another, often overlooked, is long term care insurance. 'Unexpected care expenses - for you, your spouse, a parent, or another family member - can hit you harder than a stock market dive or housing bust,' says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Mon, 16 Mar 2009, 06:29:45 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a development that should draw smiles from President Obama, this month LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies, will pay its shareholders $1,228,820 in dividends, an increase of 10-percent per share over last year. 'We can do it because business is great,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO. 'Year to date, sales are up 25-percent over the same period last year, and we're bullish on the rest of 2009.'  
Mon, 09 Mar 2009, 06:25:08 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., March 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the need for long term care insurance grows, agents and allied professionals face the challenge of reaching prospective clients efficiently and with a high level of professionalism. And the public faces the challenge of finding qualified agents in their geographic area. A new organization will aid the pros as well as the public: the Long Term Care Insurance Guild, or LTC Guild for short.  
Thu, 26 Feb 2009, 06:28:26 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thomas J. (Tom) Bartosic, a long-time leader in the long term care planning field, has joined LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), a leading agency specializing in long term care insurance. A former Chief Sales Officer and Senior Vice President for Genworth Financial and senior vice president for both American Express and General Electric, Bartosic now plans to break new ground in the long term care field.  
Tue, 24 Feb 2009, 06:29:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For people in business, there's good news on the long term healthcare front. They can often insure themselves for less, thanks to favorable tax legislation. 'Most owners or executives can use company dollars for a tax-deductible plan for themselves, their spouse, and dependents,' says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Thu, 12 Feb 2009, 15:46:43 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tax time is a good time to ask your accountant about long term care insurance. Why? 'Because this special form of insurance can make a big difference in your tax liability and overall financial security,' says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of America's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Tue, 27 Jan 2009, 06:29:58 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While many U.S. companies cut back, one is growing rapidly and plans to keep on doing so, thank you, through 2009 and beyond. It's LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), a leading agency specializing in long term care insurance. In 2008 Inc. magazine ranked LTCFP No. 1,353 among all companies, and No. 12 in the insurance category, in its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the nation.  
Thu, 08 Jan 2009, 06:29:40 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What has a scavenger hunt got to do with helping local children and creating 500 new insurance jobs? Not much, you might say; but LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), a fast-growing insurance agency based in Kirkland, thinks otherwise. Says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations, 'While searching for camping items to give to youngsters, our sales leaders will start brainstorming how to grow the business and hire hundreds of really good new people.'  
Mon, 05 Jan 2009, 14:13:41 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Fort Collins branch of the Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG, had a humbling experience on Friday, December 5th, 2008. Employees of the Financial Foundation Group met at the Fort Collins Salvation Army off College Street and Drake Street instead of going into the office. The day consisted of sorting and organizing donated holiday packages in order to help create a little brighter holiday season for less fortunate families.  
Tue, 30 Dec 2008, 07:30:06 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2008 has been an exciting and rewarding year for the employees of the Financial Foundation Group, also know as FFG. Through an affiliated company, the Financial Foundation Group is excited to have been a big contributor to the Metro Denver Habitat for Humanity on May 27th, 2008. Instead of heading into the office, employees from both the FFG Denver and Fort Collins offices were given permission to work on 3 different Habitat home sites, located at 2910 - 2930 South Bryant Street, Denver, CO.  
Mon, 29 Dec 2008, 14:58:29 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Financial Foundation Group, also known as FFG, is excited to have been a big contributor to Freedom Dog Services on November 21, 2008. This volunteer day gave employees of FFG the opportunity to take the day off from the office and instead donate their time to the Freedom Service Dogs organization.  
Tue, 16 Dec 2008, 06:30:28 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Want to keep some of your tax money or get a bigger refund? Then remember, if you have long term care insurance, that deductions are allowed for the premiums you pay. If you don't have long term care insurance but intend to get it, remember the tax break that will be due you for 2009. This reminder comes from LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies.  
Wed, 10 Dec 2008, 06:30:57 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you've put off getting long term care insurance, should you put it off a bit longer, anticipating the new administration's health plan? 'I wouldn't advise it,' says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies. 'Long term care has never been a part of any candidate's overall health care reform proposal, and likely never will be.'  
Sat, 22 Nov 2008, 12:20:04 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AIDS-plagued Kenya isn't on the big-bailout list, but an efficient, grass-roots movement is afoot that could produce more results than mountains of poorly-managed money. The movement is powered by human spirit and enough cash to ignite self-sufficiency and unstoppable progress. Called the Rabuor Village Project, it's funded in part by LTC Financial Partners, LLC, one of America's most experienced long term care insurance agencies and a few of the nation's top insurance carriers. (VIDEO - VNR)  
Fri, 14 Nov 2008, 13:13:40 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A customer-focused company that entered Florida's homeowners insurance market pledging to lower premiums and treat consumers fairly has saved policy holders an estimated $14 million in annual fees midway through its first year of business.  
Wed, 12 Nov 2008, 06:30:00 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following the $700-billion-plus economic bailout and stimulus program, "Congress does not relish another big bailout," says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest and most experienced long term care insurance agencies. "But they see another tsunami coming." That's the message Truesdell gets from the September 25 introduction of House Resolution 431, "Supporting the goals and ideals of a Long-Term Care Awareness Week."  
Mon, 27 Oct 2008, 05:55:00 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many Americans assume that Medicare will cover their long-term care expenses, says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest and most experienced long term care insurance agencies. 'But it just isn't so. The Government expects people to cover the expenses on their own -- out of pocket or through long term care insurance.'  
Wed, 15 Oct 2008, 10:47:36 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The annuity experts at Senior Market Sales, Inc. announced today the release of their Free White Paper 'Income Riders: A Balanced Perspective,' which offers insurance agents the entire story on one of today's most popular annuity products.  
Mon, 13 Oct 2008, 13:42:51 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What's a good place for your money in times of financial turbulence? Gold? Treasury bills? Under the mattress? Maybe, but there's another often-overlooked, protected spot for some of your money: long term care insurance. Why? LTC Financial Partners, a leading agency, points to built-in protections and other financial benefits.  
Mon, 29 Sep 2008, 10:42:27 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What has building bikes for charity got to do with filling 1,000 insurance jobs? Not much, you might say; but LTC Financial Partners LLC, (LTCFP), a fast-growing insurance agency, thinks otherwise. Says CEO Cameron Truesdell, 'While tightening bolts and pumping tires, our sales leaders brainstormed how to find and hire really good people.'  
Thu, 11 Sep 2008, 11:20:58 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long term care, which is not covered by regular health insurance or Medicare, will cost you a bundle. But how much, exactly, in your area? And how do the costs vary by facility type: nursing home, assisted-living facility, or your own home? These detailed numbers are not provided by the Government, but you can now get them through LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America, according to Inc. Magazine.  
Wed, 27 Aug 2008, 20:27:52 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This month Inc. Magazine ranks LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) No. 1,353 among all companies, and No. 12 among insurance companies, in its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the nation. Among insurance companies, LTCFP is the fastest-growing one focusing exclusively on long term care insurance sales.  
Wed, 13 Aug 2008, 15:13:55 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gary L. Davidson, one of the true pioneers of senior housing and assisted living facilities, has launched the Windstone Insurance Agency which specializes in long-term care insurance. Gary first became involved in the long-term care industry in 1967 when he co-founded General Residential Corporation, a developer and manager of senior housing.  
Wed, 23 Jul 2008, 20:22:06 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LTC Financial Partners, millions of American couples may be in for sticker shock when their kids reach college age. It's not just the rising annual cost of college, $23,712 for 2007-08, up 6.2 percent from last year, for a private four-year institution, according to the College Board. It's also the escalating cost of long term care for their parents, their other set of potential dependents.  
Thu, 17 Jul 2008, 10:07:52 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kiplinger's Retirement Planning 2008, published in the Fall issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance, includes this advice for seekers of long term care insurance: 'TIP: For help finding a policy, check out LTC Financial Partners (www.ltcfp.com); 866-471-4072, which includes brokers throughout the U.S....' A comparable 'tip' was offered in the 2007 issue of the Kiplinger's guide.  
Tue, 01 Jul 2008, 02:00:05 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies, and TWG Capital, the nation's leading provider of financial solutions for the insurance industry, announced the creation of the Agency Acquisition Program.  
Thu, 26 Jun 2008, 12:41:44 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millions of Americans have a critical need for information on long term care insurance, but most hesitate to contact the very person, a long term care specialist, who can help them. People aren't sure they can trust someone they've never met, says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies. (VIDEO)  
Wed, 25 Jun 2008, 10:46:57 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
OMAHA, Neb., June 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Senior Market Sales, Inc. (SMS) announces the rollout of its newest self-help website for insurance agents, MedSuppforAgents.com. Modeled after the successful PartDForAgents.com and MAForAgents.com, the site provides Medicare supplement producers an organized set of reference materials needed to maintain a competitive product portfolio.  
Mon, 23 Jun 2008, 10:25:21 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the National Education Association of the United States (NEA) announced the selection of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company to provide long term care education and insurance for NEA's 3.2 million active and retired members, plus their families.  
Mon, 16 Jun 2008, 09:57:59 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading the charge for faith-based organizations, GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention will be offering LTC Financial Partners' (LTCFP) LTC Outreach and Education Program (LTCOEP(TM)) to any minister or employee who wishes to be educated about the risks of not planning for long term care costs.  
Wed, 11 Jun 2008, 22:25:43 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A few months ago, members of Congress asked the Social Security Commission to clear up a misperception of many Americans approaching retirement age. 'A lot of seniors had the idea that Medicare would cover their long-term care expenses,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's largest and most experienced long term care insurance agencies. 'It wasn't so, but the wording of the Social Security Statement left some doubt.'  
Wed, 04 Jun 2008, 11:30:37 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Milestone Providers, a Pennsylvania based life settlement provider, has announced the completion of their state-of-the-art life settlement acquisition and management software. This advanced software enables Milestone to process and evaluate vast amounts of life insurance policies and portfolios for sale in the secondary market, while maintaining their signature quick turn-around time.  
Thu, 29 May 2008, 17:58:53 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Going green can add green to the bottom line. That's the experience of LTC Financial Partners LLC (known in the industry as LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies. As a result of pro-environment steps now being taken, the organization plans to double or even triple the productivity of its agents within two to four years - this on top of huge savings in gasoline.  
Thu, 15 May 2008, 14:23:11 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
KIRKLAND, Wash., May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Will the next President introduce healthcare reform? 'Probably,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies, LTC Financial Partners LLC. Will the new system - Obama's, Clinton's, or perhaps McCain's - cover all healthcare needs? 'Absolutely not,' says Truesdell. A huge area where American's must keep on fending for themselves is long term care.  

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