It’s All About the Process

As we wrap up Week Two of the NFL season and Week Three of the NCAA football season, I start to think about all the preparation and work the players and coaches have put in since February. The players nurse their battle wounds, they hit the weight rooms, they practice their position skills. The coaches begin scouting, reviewing game film, …

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 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 …

Online apps make your life easier and your clients happier!

Ever had an app returned because it wasn’t properly completed, costing you and your client time and money? Don’t lie, we’ve ALL been there. What if there was a way to make sure it never happens again? Too good to be true you say? Impossible? Better chance of the Jamaican bobsled team qualifying for the Winter Olympics (wait, that actually …