How might the proposed DOL rule affect your business?

Earlier this year, The Department of Labor (DOL) proposed a Fiduciary Duty Rule, which could dramatically impact your advice given in qualified retirement accounts. Through our membership in the National Association for Fixed Annuities (NAFA), Tarkenton Financial is proud to be supporting NAFA’s vigorous efforts to oppose this rule. Please click here for up to the minute information on the DOL …

Are you asking the right questions?

  Do you have problems getting referrals? Everyone says “All you have to do is ask for them!” However, sometimes it isn’t that easy – especially if you don’t know the right questions to ask. Here is a list of questions you can choose from to ask your clients that can make the “asking” part of the referral process easier! …

1st Quarter Sales Results: How Well Do You Know Our Business?

While you primarily focus on getting in front of prospects and refining your system to help them with their retirement plans, it is always good to keep an eye on the big picture. Remember, the FIA market grew almost 25% in 2014, so the products we represent are becoming more popular with the general public. They offer guarantees, stability and …

The Power of Indexed Universal Life Insurance

I recently helped one of my clients make his daughter a “millionaire”…and she was just born in February of this year! It may be something you want to consider, so let me share how he did it. David and Wendy are in their early 30’s and their daughter Millie was born the day after Valentine’s Day, just a couple months …

Business is about helping people – here’s an opportunity to help

My Dad is nowhere close to retiring. He loves our work too much. But when and if he ever slows down, I hope and know his “life lessons” will be a legacy to our company. When you think of the Green Bay Packers, you think of Lombardi. When you think of Tarkenton Financial, I hope Fran’s life lessons continue to …