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Page 20 of Insurance News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Quiz on Long Term Care Risk Factors From LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, WA – July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As 78 million baby boomers approach retirement age, the majority lack long term care insurance. If you’re among them, do you know the danger you face? Take the five-question quiz, below. It’s from LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage.

Three Ways to Simplify Long Term Care Insurance Choice – from LTC Financial Partners: Answers to Mind-Boggling Complexity

KIRKLAND, WA – July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Why don’t more Americans buy long term care insurance? Decision paralysis. This is the conclusion of a study commissioned by the AARP Public Policy Institute. People throw up their hands and do nothing when faced with complexity that confounds even the experts: myriad policy choices from dozens of carriers that use different terms and definitions; regulations that vary from state to state; and price quotes that map poorly to benefit amounts, waiting periods, deductibles, duration of benefits, possible rate hikes, and inflation protection.

Long Term Care Experts on Call; Army of 200 Will Help Companies Help Aging Employees

KIRKLAND, WA – June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the American workforce ages, employees need a new health benefit: long term care insurance. But with benefits budgets already stretched, few companies can afford it. Now there’s a solution, an educational program from LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. The program costs the employer nothing while helping employees get the protection they and their families need.

From Prescription Drug Plans to Long Term Care Policies, Government Forcing Another Tough Choice; Help Offered by Insurance Experts

KIRKLAND, WA – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As millions of Americans recover from the daunting choice among prescription drug plans (deadline was May 15), the Government is forcing another health care decision. And this one’s a doozie, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC. ‘Which long term care insurance policy should you pick?’

‘LTCI Live’ – Long Term Care Insurance, Hot New Topic on the Lecture Circuit; for Groups Seeking Speakers, LTC Financial Partners Offers Army of Experts Free of Charge

KIRKLAND, WA – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local service clubs, community groups, and associations constantly need speakers to jazz up their meetings, but good ones – without big fees – are hard to find. LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, is filling the need with 180-plus experts on a hot new topic: long term care insurance.

LTC Financial Partners Named Long Term Care Insurance ‘Resource Partner’ for Financial Planning Association(R); Information Now Available to FPA(R) Members in All Branches

KIRKLAND, WA – May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, announced its selection as ‘Resource Partner’ for the Financial Planning Association(R) (FPA(R)), the membership organization for America’s financial planners and allied professionals.

Praise for New York’s Public Education on Long Term Care Insurance; Leading Brokerage, LTC Financial Partners, Urges Other States to Follow the Lead

KIRKLAND, WA – Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starting this Spring, a series of public seminars will enlighten New Yorkers on affordable financing of long term care. Under the Empire State’s umbrella, residents will learn how to get private long term care insurance that is sweetened by tax breaks and relaxed Medicaid rules. The seminars will be held in convenient locations throughout the state.

Long Term Care Insurance More Attractive Thanks to New Law; Answer Service from LTC Financial Partners Tells Who Can Benefit and How

KIRKLAND, WA – Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Deficit Reduction Act, signed into law by President Bush on February 8, ‘promises to encourage millions of Americans to buy long term care insurance,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. But he cautions, ‘The legislation is a mine field of complexity that will vary from state to state as local programs roll out. The consumer needs help from experts to know if they can benefit and how.’

Agents Flocking to LTC Financial Partners, the Fast-Growing Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage; ‘Top Producers Want to Be Owners,’ the Company Explains

KIRKLAND, WA – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, has grown from 91 agents a year ago to 167 today, a whopping 84% increase. What’s the big draw? ‘Ownership,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO. ‘The best agents come to us because they want a piece of the action. They also want the professional status of partnership, as in law firms.’

Insurance Outsourcing Service Pumps Cash into CPA Firms

NEWTON, MA – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today The Financial Resource Group announced ‘Integrated Insurance Planning(TM),’ a service that helps CPA firms profit from insurance recommendations. ‘Many firms are moving into insurance, but few are making much money at it,” says Barry Goldwater, Principal of The Financial Resource Group (FRG). ‘We aim to change that; why should insurance advice be a loss leader?’ Goldwater asks. ‘We see firms outsourcing their insurance business, throwing sizable revenue to outside advisors and possibly to the competition. We have created a way for firms to monetize this revenue in-house.’

LTCi: The Hot New Asset-Protection Option, From a Financial Advisor Near You

KIRKLAND, WA – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to LTC Financial Partners LLC, Philip Kimball, Executive Director of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, watched helplessly as over $1 million dollars disappeared into the health-care system: all the assets of his dying mom and dad. Like most Americans of more than modest means, Kimball and his parents had missed an estate planning gap. Their financial advisors missed it too. No long term care insurance (or LTCi, the industry nickname).

Millennium Administrators, Inc. Has Been Selected by Brown’s Automotive Group to Provide Stand Alone RX Benefits

HARLEYSVILLE, PA – Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millennium Administrators, Inc., a pharmacy benefits administrator, has signed a contract with Virginia based Brown Automotive to provide stand alone pharmacy benefit services for over 1000 employees. Millennium is providing a stand-alone pharmacy benefit program, including a custom benefit plan design and administrative services.

Long Term Care Insurance Video Clip and Guidebook Now Available

KIRKLAND, WA – Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Will you or a family member need expensive long-term care someday? Almost for sure — but if you’re like most people, you don’t want to think about it. But what if you could turn your mind, instead, to bright, bullish prospects? Visions of sailing or playing golf into your 90’s, traveling, eating out … or sheltering a few hundred thousand dollars from taxes? That’s the focus of a video clip and guidebook from LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance brokerage.

An Aging Population Will Need Modified Homes; New Course from LTC Financial Partners Gives Guidelines for Builders, Agents, and Homeowners

LYNNWOOD, WA – Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the population ages, homeowners and real estate professionals face a challenge: meeting the special needs of people who can’t take care of themselves. Things like making bathrooms wheelchair-accessible, or creating space for hired care workers.

Nation’s Top Long-Term Care Insurance Producers Announced

KIRKLAND, WA – Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-Term Care Sales Strategies magazine has awarded the 2005 National LTCi Sales Achievement Award to 60 Partners of LTC Financial Partners LLC. The honor recognizes the nation’s leading long-term care insurance specialists and was presented at the recent National LTCi Producers Summit, the annual industry conference, held in Kansas City, MO.

Kansas City Briefing Sparks Drive to Keep America from Going Broke; Long-Term Care Insurance the Key

KANSAS CITY, MO – Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As 77 million baby boomers approach retirement, America faces budget-busting costs for long-term care. ‘Somebody is going to go broke — Uncle Sam, the states, or millions of citizens — unless we act now,’ says Cameron Truesdell, a long-term care pioneer. He is CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, host of an industry-government briefing in Kansas City, MO, October 17.

Averting Financial Disaster for 20 Million – KC Confab Will Chart the Path

KANSAS CITY, MO – September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, by 2025 more than 20 million Americans – incapacitated athletes and children as well as aging baby boomers – will need long-term care services. Ordinary health insurance won’t cover it. Neither, in all likelihood, will Medicaid, as legislative reform cracks down on benefits claimed by the affluent. Yet, ‘We can have long-term care protection for every American,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s leading LTC insurance brokerage.

AirSure Limited and Aero Insurance Merge to Form General Aviation’s Largest Insurance Brokerage

DENVER, Colo. – September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Officials of two of the nation’s largest aviation insurance brokerage firms: AirSure Limited and Aero Insurance, a division of the Van Gilder Insurance Corporation, announced today the completion of a definitive merger agreement which states that Aero Insurance will merge with AirSure Limited. The new company will be owned by the Van Gilder Insurance Corporation and will operate under the AirSure Limited name, with Bill Behan serving as managing director and Larry Mattiello as president.

With Government Distracted, Private Program Seeks to Avert New Disaster: Abject End for Millions

KIRKLAND, WA and KANSAS CITY, MO – September 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In June the federal government ended a pilot program to alert the nation to an impending social disaster: millions of longer-living Americans unprepared to survive longer-lasting incapacities. The pilot, run in five states, grew out of a recognition that government could not afford to fund a yawning gap in health coverage. Since life spans have been increasing and 77 million baby boomers are nearing retirement, bouts of incapacity are expected to explode; and ordinary health insurance doesn’t cover it, say the experts at LTC Financial Partners.

Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage Announces Chain of Press Information Websites

KIRKLAND, Wash. – September 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Partners of LTC Financial Partners LLC (with offices across the country) want to be the best sources of long term care insurance information in their local areas. To that end, the organization announced today a chain of websites that will feed facts to the press. The sites are also available to the general public.

Insured Offshore Energy Losses from Katrina Projected at $2 Billion – Estimated $300 Million Will Never Be Collected

DALLAS, TX – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Insurance Data Systems, an estimated $300,000,000 in insured damage from Katrina will be uncollected because energy companies do not aggressively pursue full claims payment. Insurance Data Systems is a Dallas, Texas based firm specializing in assisting energy companies in collecting on complex insurance claims.

Long Term Care Consumes ‘an Acre a Month,’ But Affordable Insurance Can Save the Farm, Experts Say

KIRKLAND, Wash. – July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The mounting cost of long term care has become a “monster” that is devouring acre after acre of the nation’s prime cropland, pasture, and woodlands. So says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, LLC, the nation’s leading long-term care insurance brokerage representing multiple carriers. It’s a problem that affects agricultural families in every state, not just the farm belt.

Long-Term Care Insurance Could Soon Be 100% Tax-Deductible; Early-Bird Steps Can Assure Benefit

KIRKLAND, Wash. – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s leading long-term care insurance brokerage representing multiple carriers, announced an early-bird cost minimization program. The aim is to help millions of Americans secure the best long-term care coverage while preserving assets, and eventually deduct the entire premium expense on their Federal tax returns.

Federal Long Term Care Awareness Project Winds Down, But Private-Sector Information Service Ramps Up

KIRKLAND, WA – May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Network takes baton from Washington following successful trial programs in five states. With Memorial Day behind us, so is the Federal government’s Long-Term Care Consumer Awareness Campaign, with uncertain prospects for revival. Information kits, consisting of a booklet and audio CD, will no longer be available as supplies dwindle.

Long Term Care for Middle-Class Americans: Count On Yourself, Not Government

KIRKLAND, WA – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Network Offers Free Advice on Private-Sector Protection. It’s about the money. As the baby boom generation ages, more Americans will need extended care in hospitals, nursing homes, and private residences. Who will pay for it? Washington? The states? Don’t count on it unless you’re part of the neediest minority. Who will pick up the tab for the rest of us?

Leapfrogging the Long Term Care Crisis: New Service Shows How

KIRKLAND, WA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Network Takes Responsibility for Public Education Piloted by Washington. Good news: Americans are living longer. Bad news: More will be laid up, incapacitated, for extended periods; and regular medical insurance doesn’t cover it. Washington can’t pick up the tab, and the states will go broke trying. ‘Medicaid could be overwhelmed by aging baby boomers,’ says a Government source.