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RELIGION AND LIFE INSURANCE

In a prior post, we talked about how conventional wisdom cautions against mixing politics and religion with business – but that in truth, these two topics are highly influential on business, and really should be discussed. Of course, there is a…
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POLITICS AND LIFE INSURANCE

When I first entered the life insurance business, my managers preached the following: “Two things you never talk to clients about: politics and religion.” This was supplied to be a time-tested guideline that applied to all businesses, not just the…
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SEXUAL ABUSE IS A HUGE THREAT TO KIDS

There are people intent on doing great harm to Jewish children. They are sadistically hurting both boys and girls.They are preventing these children from leading fully religious lives. They are not black militants, fascist Democrats, Islamists, or violent white nationalists.They are…
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WHO’S AWAKE?

I didn’t know it at the time, but I had a wise sage as a Little League coach.  Mr. S. was a salesman, if I recall correctly (I was, after all, around eleven years old. 🙂 He used to show…
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BE BRAVE

In a prior post, we discussed a timeless lesson: to get through a hard time, you have to go through it. You have to fully experience it. Only then will it be “over,” so you can move on to the next…
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YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO TRUST THE PEOPLE WITH WHOM YOU DO BUSINESS

My father was an old-time insurance salesman who did not hesitate to criticize the way the industry was evolving. As I build my own career in the business, I find many of his beefs to be spot-on. One in particular…
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FEAR OF LIFE

Are you afraid of dying? It’s not a crazy question. As a matter of fact, I think fear of dying is very common. I would go as far as to say that discomfort with talking about death, is one of…
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HOW HEALTHY ARE YOU FISCALLY AND PHYSICALLY?

“Health and wealth” are really two sides of the same coin.  Let’s first take a look at fiscal health. People who enjoy fiscal health develop the means to pay their own way. They maintain reliable sources of income, including jobs, businesses,…
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THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF ODDS

In the early days of my career, I worked with a senior agent whom we called “The Wonderful Wizard of Odds.” Clearly it was a play on the “Wizard of Oz.” But unlike the fraud “behind the curtain” in the…
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THREE REASONS WHY I AM VERY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT AMERICA’S FUTURE

Since the COVID pandemic hit, I have been producing a Daily Report with tips for your insurance, finances, and business. My mission has been to stay on top of ways we can not only survive but thrive through this crisis.…
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