Cost Effective Marketing Ideas

As many of you know, I love to think outside of the box.  I wanted to share an idea that has worked for a few agents that I know.  The reason I love it is that it is cost effective and yet very beneficial to building a profitable practice for many years.  There is always a cost involved in marketing.  …

Winning the World Series of Retirement!

Another long Major League Baseball season has come to a close.  The Kansas City Royals won the World Series for the first time in 30 years!  I was fascinated by just how well this team played without any real superstar players.  I got to thinking about how what they accomplished actually relates closely to what we do in our industry.  …

Are you a Hall of Famer at what you do?

This weekend, my family will have the chance to accompany my Dad to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, when Dad’s long-time Vikings center, Mick Tingelhoff, will be inducted (be sure to tune in to ESPN or NFL Network on Saturday night at 7 p.m. ET to see Fran and Mick in the induction ceremony)! I read a lot about …

I’ve Found the Secret!

Welcome to the 2nd half of 2015! Whenever I hit the end of a month, quarter or year, I often look at how I or we did and what we can do better or to improve. Further, I am in the unique position to work with hundreds of financial professionals. I also watch and learn from my father, who has …

Be Part of the Tarkenton Affiliate Program and Earn More Income

One of the great things about being your own boss, as most of you are, is that you can follow your passion, try new things, and be an entrepreneur – i.e. find new streams of income! I’m so excited about all the things we do here at Tarkenton Financial and Tarkenton Companies – we help seniors and retirees, we help …