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Page 21 of Insurance News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Long-Term Care: The Next Big Women’s Issue? Denise Gott, Predicting New Waves of Protest, Calls for Reform

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.

Financial Foundation Group Texas – Building Futures

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.

Get Long-Term Care Protection Now; Don’t Wait for Health Reform, Industry Leader Advises

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.

Insurance Leader Praises Senator Kennedy for Promoting Long-Term Care Aid for All Americans as Part of Health Reform

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).

Voters Urged to Support Budding Moves to Include Long Term Care in National Health Reform

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.’

Upcoming Health Legislation Can Succeed Only If It Addresses Long Term Care for All Americans

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.

‘Long Term Care Insurance for All of Texas,’ New Website Announced

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.

Prevail Launches its Cession Web Service with access to Prevail Reinsurance System

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.

Long Term Care Alerting Methods Revealed by Industry Leaders

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.

Washington-State Long Term Care Insurance Executive Wins Coveted Judging Position

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.

Beyond Gold or Silver: the Long Term Care Insurance Flight to Financial Safety

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.

No Bailout Needed: Long Term Care Insurance Leader Declares Dividend, Plans Strong 2009 Growth

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.’

Industry Leaders Applaud Formation of Long Term Care Insurance Guild

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.

Former Genworth and GE Long Term Care Insurance Leader Brings Unique Sales Expertise to LTC Financial Partners, LLC

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.

Long Term Care Insurance for Business Owners and Executives: Tax Benefits Often Overlooked

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.

Information on Tax-Deductible Long Term Care Insurance Now Available Through Your Tax Advisor, Thanks to LTC Financial Partners

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.

82 Long Term Care Insurance Agents Now ‘Partners’ of Fast-Growing ‘Inc. 5000’ Agency

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.

300 Leaders from Fast-Growing Kirkland Company Will Meet to Plan Hyper-growth and Give Back to the Community

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.’

Financial Foundation Group – Helping to Make the Holiday Season Brighter for Those Less Fortunate

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.

Financial Foundation Group Denver – Helping Others with More than just Finance

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.

Financial Foundation Group – Aiding their Fellow Men and their Best Friends

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.

Tax Deduction Often Overlooked – Long Term Care Insurance

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.

Obama Health Plan Not Likely to Embrace Long Term Care, Industry Leader Says

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.’

Happiness Spreads Through African Villages Thanks to Growing Contributions from Long Term Care Insurance Professionals

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)

After Financial Bailout, a Long Term Care Bailout? No, Industry Expert Says, Pointing to Recent Congressional Action

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.”

When You Need Long Term Care, Don’t Look to Medicare, Agency Warns

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.’

Senior Market Sales, Inc. Answers All Your Annuity Income Rider Questions in its New Report: ‘Income Riders: A Balanced Perspective’

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.

Long Term Care Insurance Offers Safeguards in Financial Crisis

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.

Leaders from Fast-Growing Company Met in Tampa to Discuss Nationwide Hiring and to Give Back to the Community

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.’

Long Term Care Costs on Call: The Numbers, Useful for Estate and Retirement Planning, Now Available by Phone

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.

LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) is Fastest-Growing Long Term Care Insurance Specialist on Inc. Magazine List

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.

Millions of Americans Face $100,000-Plus Annual Hit for College and Long-Term-Care Combo

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.

LTC Financial Partners Named as Long Term Care Insurance Source by Kiplinger’s 2nd Year in a Row

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.

National Long Term Care Insurance Agency Partners with Nation’s Leading Provider of Financial Solutions for the Insurance Industry

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.

Videos Introduce Public to Long Term Care Advisors, a New Trend Leading Agency Begins Using Media to Build Trust in Agents

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)

Senior Market Sales, Inc. Extends its Agent Self-Help Websites to Include MedSuppforAgents.com

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.

LTC Financial Partners and John Hancock Selected by the National Education Association to Provide Long Term Care Education and Insurance

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.

Southern Baptists to Care for Their Ministers Through New Long Term Care Program

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.

Social Security Statement Advises Seniors to Consider Private Long-Term Care Insurance, LTC Agency Reports; Medicare Won’t Cover It

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.’

Life Settlement Firm Increases Capacity

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.