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Wendy Bourland
Annuities, explained: an annuity is a contract between a person and an insurance company
June is National Annuity Awareness Month, designated in 2010 to help consumers better understand annuities by the National Association for Fixed Annuities (NAFA). Since its introduction, coalition members and National Annuity Awareness Month sponsors have provided communications tools to help financial services professionals educate the public and elected officials about the role they can play...
Over 140,000 veterans say 3m Combat Earplugs Caused Hearing Loss
According to claims filed by tens of thousands of service members, Duel-ended Combat Arms Earplugs issued to protect their hearing on the battlefield failed miserably. 3M manufactured the earplugs and exclusively provided them to the U.S. Armed Forces from 2006 to 2015. In 2016, a whistleblower lawsuit alleged 3M knowingly failed to meet military standards...
Reg BI meant to ensure advisors look after their clients' best interests rather than their own financial gain
While the Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule may be dead in the water, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Best Interest Regulation, known as Reg BI, is moving full speed ahead for implementation June 30. Reg BI is the successor to the Fiduciary Rule introduced by the Department of Labor in 2015, following a call from...
The partnership enhances LeadingResponse’s robust client acquisition solution portfolio Tampa, Fla., June 18, 2020 – LeadingResponse, the national leader in client acquisition for professional services, is partnering with Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar to provide a specialized program that includes a streamlined booking process for its clients and advisors to host best-in-class event programs. “As a frequent user of...
We help attorneys find mass tort and personal injury case leads
On Sept. 13, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that tests found some samples of ranitidine, a popular heartburn medication known by the brand name Zantac, contained a contaminant, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). At that time, the FDA encouraged healthcare professionals and patients to report any adverse events or side effects. On April 1, 2020,...
WebinarConnect
WebinarConnect is a cloud-based platform allowing attendees to join just by accessing a browser LeadingResponse, the national leader in client acquisition for the professional services industry, today announced the release of WebinarConnect, its new white-labeled webinar solution enabling clients to easily engage ideal prospects anytime and from anywhere – all that’s needed is a browser....
Hires Vice President of Marketing and Promotes Within for VP of Elective Medical Sales Tampa, Fla. – LeadingResponse, the national leader in client acquisition for the professional services industry, announces the hiring of Pamela Girardin as vice president, marketing and the promotion of John McCloskey to vice president, elective medical sales. Pamela will oversee brand...
Woman worried over her investment and retirement funds
What prompts women to take control of their financial affairs, especially later in life? Two common triggers are the death of a spouse and divorce. The average American man will live to the age of 76, while the average woman in the U.S. will live to the age of 81, according to Time. Meanwhile, the...
Last year, the American Bar Association sent the Marketing & Communication portion of its annual Legal Technology Survey Report to over 10,700 lawyers at firms large and small. According to the ABA website, the 2019 survey results show attorneys in solo and small firm practices in particular are not taking an intentional approach to marketing,...
Support 50 Legs Like many people, Valerie Whitman supports a charitable organization because it has helped someone close to her. That’s why on April 20, she will be one of a dozen people running in the 124th Boston Marathon to raise funds and awareness for 50Legs, a nonprofit founded in Clearwater, Fla., by Steve Chamberland,...
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