Positioning Annuities in the Midst of a Volatile Stock Market

These past few months in the markets have been a roller-coaster ride, with volatility spiking and many investors feeling like they have experienced financial whiplash. With emotions running high for investors who have received some pretty discouraging December brokerage statements, we as financial advisors need to determine how we can effectively communicate to them the value of fixed indexed annuities …

Are you using all the annuity resources Tarkenton Financial provides?

While the product support team is Tarkenton Financial’s best annuity resource, there are many others that Tarkenton offers to our agents free of charge. If you are not already using them, I highly recommend you start! I am going to take a few minutes to highlight our best annuity technology resources, so next time I talk to you about one …

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 …

Will You Get Smarter This Week?

Only you can answer that question! We had a great call on Friday, where we gave you 5 tips for getting started in this business. You can watch a recording here, but these are some highlights…and a bonus! Read this Annuity Educational Resources flier (with links to articles, webinars and other resources on the basics of our industry); To understand the bigger …