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



Don’t Wait for the Election to Plan Your Long-Term Healthcare, Insurance Leader Advises

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.

Lincoln Financial Advisors’ Pacific Regional Planning Group Names Planner of the Year

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.’s Pacific Regional Planning Group has named Robert G. Dillow, CFP(R), CFS, MBA, as the 2007 Planner of the Year. Bob was chosen out of a group of over 80 planners. He ranked in the top 1-percent of all planners in the region, and has been awarded the top honor within Lincoln of Chairman’s Council.

Prevail Consulting Unveils New Reinsurance Solution at the 2008 IASA Conference

NEW CANAAN, Conn., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prevail Consulting, Inc., a leading consulting and technology services provider for the property and casualty insurance industry, will be featuring their new Prevail Reinsurance System at the 2008 Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (IASA) annual conference in Seattle from June 1-June 4.

Defying Economic Slowdown, Long Term Care Insurance Agency Explodes; Nearly 200 Agents Added in 12 Month, More Sought

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recession? Retrenchment? Nah. Not for LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. Known as LTCFP or ‘The Partners,’ the firm now has 456 agents, up from 264 last year, 167 in 2006, and 91 in 2005. Started in 2003, LTCFP is now profitable and paid its second annual dividend last month.

Long Term Care Insurance: A Company Benefit That Protects Employees of All Ages, Says LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Barclay is living evidence of how vital long term care insurance can be for all employees, not just senior ones. When James joined a major telephone company, he was only 32 and in great shape, climbing mountains and swimming 60 laps a day. His company covered him with a long term care policy, a benefit he thought he would never need until much older.

Today’s Working Adults Face Long Term Care ‘Double Whammy,’ Says Denise Gott, Spokesperson for LTC Financial Partners, LLC

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For health reasons, Americans in the prime of life may be less financially secure than they think, according to Denise Gott, Vice Chairperson of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies. ‘The sudden need for long term care can erode their best-laid financial plans,’ she says.

TAX ALERT: Deductions for Long Term Care Insurance Premiums

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the April 15 tax deadline looms, filers should not overlook the deductions allowed for long term care insurance, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agency.

Deficit Reduction Act Makes Long Term Care Planning a Must for Small Business Owners

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In February 2007, ‘President Bush signed into law a significant piece of legislation, the Deficit Reduction Act,’ says Todd Grove, Maine-based Partner of LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agency. ‘This one act is causing the majority of small business owners to seriously evaluate the financial risks posed by an extended illness – to themselves, their families, their assets and their companies.’

Protecting Productivity at the Worksite in Challenging Times

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In uncertain times, older, experienced employees are the ones companies want to keep. But these seasoned people may leave of their own accord. Or they may start taking time off. Why? ‘A large percentage have aging parents who break a hip or develop dementia, suddenly needing constant attention,’ says Mario Sestito, Director of Business Development for LTC Financial Partners.

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Offers Advice on Preventing Dementia, the Leading Cause of Care Claims

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘A failing mind, not body, is the biggest reason people need long term care today,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agency. ‘That shouldn’t be, so we’re going to give our clients information to help stay mentally fit.’ To that end, the company is offering a free guidebook and web links to helpful resources.

The Long Term Care Insurance Explosion; January Conference to Celebrate Rapid Growth of LTC Protection and Light Fuse of Further Expansion

KIRKLAND, Wash. and CHARLESTON, S.C. – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, has more than quadrupled in size since 2005, to more than 400 field underwriters and support staff. That just one sign of what’s happening in the long term care insurance field, in the company’s experience.

As More Americans Live to 100, Long Term Care Insurance Leader Gives Health Assist

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Americans increase their life spans, many eyeing 100-plus, the odds of needing long term care increase. One solution is long term care insurance to pay the care bills. ‘A better solution,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), ‘is the insurance plus health habits to keep yourself on your feet as long as possible.’

As an Aging Workforce Loses Productivity, Seminar Will Explore the Cause and Cure

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 4 at 1:00 PM, LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, will host a seminar and Webinar for executives, human resource managers, and business reporters. The event will focus on an issue of growing urgency for companies of all sizes: how to get the most from their most experienced people, their older employees.

Success of PartDforAgents.com in 2007 Prompts Senior Market Sales, Inc. Rollout of MAforAgents.com for ’08

OMAHA, Neb. – Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Senior Market Sales, Inc. (SMS) announces the rollout of its new agent self-help website, MAforAgents.com, just in time for the 2008 Medicare Advantage selling season. Riding on the success of its sister-website, PartDforAgents.com, key elements of the new website are its ability to help agents get and organize frequent communications from carriers.

CSA Travel Protection and Cheapoair.com to Deliver New Insurance Options

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CSA Travel Protection, a leading provider of travel insurance, has teamed up with Cheapoair.com, a top budget travel website to provide Cheapoair consumers with affordable travel insurance. This partnership gives travelers immediate access to purchase travel protection at time of booking flight arrangements with Cheapoair.

LTC Financial Partners Applauds Kiplinger’s Personal Finance for ‘Authoritative’ Advice on Long Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As longer-living Americans face escalating care expenses, ‘there’s a lot of ignorance about how to pay for it,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. ‘So it’s refreshing,’ he continues, ‘to see authoritative advice from Kiplinger’s, perhaps the most respected financial publication in the nation.’

Concise Guide to Long Term Care Insurance, Authored by LTC Financial Partners, Now Available on Amazon.com for $8.95

KIRKLAND, Wash. – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Will you or a family member need expensive long term care someday? Almost for sure, and you could pay big-time if you’re not properly insured. You probably know you should look into long term care insurance, but if you’re like most people, you don’t want to think about it just yet.

Beware of Long Term Care Insurance Cost Comparisons

KIRKLAND, Wash. – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When people start shopping for long term care insurance, they invariably ask, how much does it cost? ‘It’s an excellent question,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, ‘but it’s off-target and could lead you astray.’

Insurance Adjuster Training Course Teaches Ways to Save Property Owners Money During Hurricane Season

GREENVILLE, S.C. – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hurricane season is fast approaching and JELCE.com, a 20-year old insurance training school, is at the ready to provide practical, adjuster-training classes that will help save property owners thousands of dollars in unpaid damage costs.

Long Term Care Insurance Fights African Poverty; Campaign Gains Momentum as Four Organizations Join Team of Industry Contributors

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Can long term care insurance indirectly improve the lives of AIDS-plagued Africans? Many in the LTC industry seem to think so. Five organizations have pledged contributions to the Rabuor Village Project, a comeback model for villages throughout Africa. They join LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, which announced on December 1 that it would contribute 2-percent of its profits each year to the Rabuor Village Project.

Long Term Care Resources Offers Long Term Care Benefits to Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Members

DETROIT, Mich. – Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long Term Care Resources (LTCR), the national leader in marketing LTC insurance through affinity groups and employers, and Dick Carr and Associates have partnered to bring Long-Term Care insurance benefits to members of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.

Million-Dollar Secret of Fast-Growing Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Mar. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, will pay its agents, support staff and investors over $1,000,000 in dividends. ‘This is a long term care industry first,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO. ‘And it has two big implications.’

Long Term Care Information Via Web and Phone; New Websites, Manned by State-Licensed Field Underwriters

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ‘web of websites,’ announced today, will dispense factual information about a form of protection that puzzles many Americans: long term care insurance. Developed by LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, the websites will offer the information in textual, graphic, video, and live format.

Agents Keep Flocking to LTC Financial Partners, the Fast-Growing Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage; 239 Have Joined So Far

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As 77 million soon-to-retire baby boomers promise to explode the long term care industry, one company is exploding already: LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. The firm has grown from 85 agents two years ago to 239 today, an impressive 281% increase.

Long Term Care Could Surpass Childcare as Challenge for American Business

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long term care is starting to rival childcare as a problem affecting the business focus of American employees, according to LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. As the American workforce ages, more employees may be called away to tend to an incapacitated adult than a needy child.

Long Term Care Insurance Agents Become Educators, A New Trend

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people hate sales pressure, especially from the likes of insurance company representatives. And for complex decisions like selecting a long term care policy, ‘People need lots of information and time to consider the facts,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage.

Long Term Care Resources Introduces New Long Term Care Planning Kit for Attorneys

DETROIT, Mich. – Sept. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long Term Care Resources (LTCR), the national leader in marketing LTC insurance through affinity groups, and the American Bar Insurance Plans (ABI), has developed a new, comprehensive, long term care planning kit for attorneys.

How to Pick a Long Term Care Insurance Agent; Six Questions to Identify a Real Pro

KIRKLAND, WA – Aug. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — People seeking long term care insurance should buy it through an independent agent. That’s what most experts advise. But there’s a problem. ‘How do you find the right agent?’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage.

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.