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LTCFP to Offer Seminars on Long-Term Care Options for USAA Members

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.

Industry Leader Praises Health Reform Bill that Provides 50 percent Tax Deduction for Long-Term Care Premiums

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Jonas Roeser, a long-term care industry leader, declared his support for H.R. 1891, a House bill to make long-term care insurance more affordable through a 50 percent tax deduction. Roeser is Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) – www.ltcfp.com – one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) Makes Inc. Magazine ‘5000 Fastest-Growing’ List Second Year in a Row

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.

Long-Term Care Leader Joins ‘3 in 4 Need More’ Campaign to Promote LTC Protection for All

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.

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.

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).

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 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.

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.

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.

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)

Sales Talent Inc. Named a Fastest-Growing Private Company by Puget Sound Business Journal

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Talent Inc. was named a Fastest-Growing Private Company by the Puget Sound Business Journal at an invitation-only event which drew more than 500 people to Qwest Field on Oct. 23. At the awards event, all 100 companies that made the list were honored and the rankings were announced. The 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies are listed, with select companies profiled, in a special publication of the Business Journal on Oct. 24.

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.”

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Wins ‘PIXI’ Award for Most Innovative Use of Xerox Technology

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This October 26th, on the printing industry’s equivalent of Oscar(R) night, Jonas Roeser rose to enthusiastic applause to accept a PIXI — one of the coveted 2008 Printing Innovation with Xerox Imaging awards. The PIXI’s are handed out once a year to honor producers of America’s most creative brochures, flyers, space ads, and other print objects. Roeser is the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations of LTC Financial Partners.

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.’

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.

Bride Alert! Is Long Term Care Insurance in Your Prenup?

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prenuptial agreements are popular with brides of a certain age (40-plus), who often have accumulated assets, careers, and lifestyles they want to protect. Now there’s a new prenup wrinkle, a clause specifying that hubby-to-be get a long term care insurance policy before walking down the aisle. The development is reported by LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies.

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)

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.’

Long Term Care Insurance Leader Goes Green, Targeting a Million Gallons of Gasoline Saved Per Year

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.

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.

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.

Long Term Care Insurance Agency Wins 4 ‘Marketing Excellence’ Awards

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP) was honored for marketing excellence at the 2008 conference of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, held in Atlanta, Georgia. Taking home four awards, the agency shared the limelight with leading insurance carriers that were also honored. The awards follow a spectacular growth in LTCFP’s size and national impact.

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.

Long Term Care Newsletter Helps Preserve Solvency and Sanity While Caring for Loved One

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you suddenly have to care for an incapacitated parent or spouse, the impact can be life-changing. Rising care costs can devour your estate or inheritance. And your loved one’s daily needs can make you into a full-time caregiver. ‘But it doesn’t have to be that way,’ says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations for LTC Financial Partners.