The Hoopis Performance Network, a LIMRA Strategic Partner, has developed The Advanced Planning Channel — a web-based, multimedia learning platform for estate and business planning training. The AP Channel also features a University designed as a twelve module curriculum that can be completed as self study or facilitator-led classroom training. This unique delivery platform enables advisors to receive estate and business planning training in the most cost-effective, time efficient method possible. Visit us at www.hoopis.com
Ashar Group is an independent 3rd party resource that supports financial professionals and fiduciaries. We appraise life insurance assets for fair market value (FMV) and provide a formal, marketbased valuation that provides an essential FMV data point for planning decisions and risk mitigation. If the life settlement option is chosen as the planning solution, Ashar is a nationally licensed Life Settlement Brokerage with fiduciary responsibility to the client to create a competitive bidding environment and negotiate the best offer possible. Our national accounts include major life insurance carriers, broker dealers, BGAs, IMOs, national banks, and trust companies. We are a resource for more than 30,000 planners, attorneys, trust officers, and CPAs nationwide for risk management and insurance planning; philanthropic planning; retirement planning; and estate, gift, and wealth transfer planning. Visit us at www.ashargroup.com
Joe Jordan is the author of the award-winning book Living a Life of Significance (Acanthus Publishing, 2013). It has sold over 70,000 copies and is translated in four languages. Formerly, Joe ran insurance sales at Paine Webber and more recently was a senior vice president at MetLife. He was responsible for retail product development and started their fee-based financial planning program and behavioral finance department.
Joe is also a founder of the Insured Retirement Institute (formally known as the National Association of Variable Annuities or NAVA) and has been featured on the cover of Life Insurance Selling magazine. For three consecutive years, he has been honored by Irish America magazine as one of the "Top 50 Irish Americans on Wall Street."
Pentera Group, Inc. publishes a suite of tools carriers provide to producers working in the advanced markets. The Advanced Markets Resource Center (AMRC) includes a comprehensive reference source, learning modules, calculators, specimen documents, and collateral sales support. AMRC is an intuitive, user friendly suite of tools producers, home office executives, and sales support teams use to prepare cases, answer questions, and sell using estate planning, business insurance, retirement planning, and charitable giving concepts.
The AMRC platform includes these industry favorites:
- Advanced Markets Online (AMO) and AMO Documents
- AMO SalesMaker and AMO Playbook
- AMO Calculators and e-Pocket Tax Tables
- AMO Conversation Starter presentations and Advanced Markets Prompts (AMPs)
- Training Modules on business insurance, retirement planning, estate planning, and charitable giving
In addition, for over thirty-five years, Pentera's skilled staff of attorneys, writers, designers, and technicians has leveraged its content, creativity and technology expertise to develop custom materials and tools designed to present, position, and brand proprietary products and concepts for home office distribution channels. Visit us at www.pgiresources.com for examples and additional information.