Every issue of Broker World contains columns by industry experts on five key product areas: Life/Underwriting, Annuities, Health & Benefits, Disability Income, Long Term Care. In addition to Focus editorial, every issue contains General Interest articles detailing timely product and marketing topics.
Monthly Commentary by Industry Experts:
The Practice Management Minute Charlie Gipple, CLU, ChFC
Impaired Risk Review Robert Goldstone, MD
The Benefits Brief Janet LeTourneau, ACFCI
Disability Insurance Insights W. Harold Petersen, RHU, DFP
Economic Behavior (Annuities) Jack Marrion
The Last Word On LTCI Ronald R. Hagelman, Jr., CLTC, CSA, LTCP

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2018 Editorial Calendar

Issue Focus Topics To Be Covered
JANUARY Carrier Forecasting Forum Direction of the industry across all product lines—Life insurance, annuities, DI, CI, LTCI, health insurance; Marketing, product, service, tech and legislative outlook.
FEBRUARY Accumulation Strategies/Retirement And Estate Planning Annuity and life insurance solutions; 401(k); Combination products/living benefits.
MARCH Asset Protection/Income Replacement/Living Benefit Riders Disability, critical illness, long term care product solutions; Life and annuity strategies; Living benefits.
APRIL Business And Professional Planning/Helping High Net Worth Life, health, annuity, DI, CI, LTCI, 401(k) and ancillary benefit solutions for professionals and employers; Benefits to attract and retain top talent; Compensation, succession and continuation options; Reaching the middle market.
MAY Boomers, Gen X And Millennials/Multicultural Marketing Differing life, annuity, DI and LTCI concerns and solutions; Lifetime income, living benefits and supplemental products to protect against and mitigate costs of aging and extended retirement expectations.
JUNE Workplace, Benefits And Middle Market Opportunities Health insurance, HSA, FSA and self-funding issues; Ancillary products; 401(k); Key person life, disability and LTCI options; International coverage; Increasing coverage for middle market employees.
JULY Life Insurance/20th Annual LTCI Survey VUL, IUL, and whole life; Living benefit riders to expand versatility; Term insurance configurations; High net worth customers and business applications.
AUGUST Brokerage Product Opportunities Meeting unique life, annuity, long term care and disability needs; Partnering with professionals; Ethnic market challenges; Middle market efficiencies;
SEPTEMBER Indexed And Equity Products VUL, IUL and indexed annuities; Life and annuity suitability and client service necessities; Whole life for diversification; Living benefit riders/ combination products to expand versatility. Retirement and estate building.
OCTOBER Agency Best Practices/Life, DI and LTCI Agency growth; Adapting to change/adopting technology; Succession planning and mentoring; Life, DI and LTCI product needs; Partnering with professionals and niche specialists.
NOVEMBER Impaired Risk And Financial Underwriting Case management insights; Life, annuity, disability and long term care tips for the tough cases; High net worth/large case placement and reinsurance solutions.
DECEMBER Retirement, Estate And Legacy Planning Life and annuity solutions; Trust work; Special needs planning; Blended family needs; Lifetime income and living benefits; LTCI, DI, CI options to preserve an estate plan.

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