A worthy ministry and a powerful weekend

Friends, I have to share this photo from my weekend. Many of you know Tom Massebeau, and know what a great man he is. He’s not pictured here, but I spent last weekend with Tom, who is one of my great friends and business partners. Tom has been leading a prison ministry in Florida for the past 35 years, and …

Who’s on top in the second quarter?

Results are in for 2nd quarter annuity and life insurance sales. You can find the full detail here. I believe it is really important that you have a sense of the big picture, as you go about your work of working with individual clients. So, here are some observations: FIA sales were $12.253 billion in Q2 2015, just under $12.566 …

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 …

Help your clients transform their retirement with life insurance

Over and over again we hear it: “Buy term and invest the difference.” Although that can be an effective strategy for some situations, it does not help the client avoid the concern of rising taxes or provide any kind of cash value or retirement benefits. However, there is a life insurance strategy that solves that issue for the client. As retirement income …

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 …