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 …