Entries by Neal LaPierre

A-CAP and AmeriLife Enhance APP Annuity with Addition of ESG Macro 5 Index from Credit Suisse

New index offering from Credit Suisse addresses increasing demand for performative and sustainably focused investment opportunities –News Direct– A-CAP and AmeriLife today announced the addition of the Credit Suisse ESG Macro 5 Index (Bloomberg: CSEAGESG) to their industry-leading Accumulation Protector PlusSM (“APP”) Annuity, a 10-year fixed indexed annuity, offered through A-CAP’s subsidiaries, Sentinel Security Life […]

Veterans Day 2021

On November 11, 2021, we pause to reflect on the history of this great Nation and honor all those who fought to defend it. Originally called “Armistice Day” and intended to celebrate the end of World War I, “the war to end all wars,” Veterans Day allows us to give thanks to veterans past and […]

Office Closure -Tropical Storm ETA

Our office will be closing early at 3pm Wednesday November 11, 2020 due to Tropical Storm ETA. We will evaluate our ability to re-open on Thursday early Thursday Morning as the safety of our staff is our highest priority.

Impress/Reassure Clients During Pandemic

Impress/Reassure Clients During Pandemic By Bryce Sanders – InsuranceNewsNet – March 27, 2020 You sell insurance. The stock market has been falling. People around the nation are uneasy and confused. That little voice says “Not my problem.” Wrong. Your clients’ problems are your problems; you care about your clients. How can you be there for […]

COVID-19 Update 3/25/20

Work from home transition We continue to actively monitor the spread of COVID-19 and we successfully have 60% of our employees working from the safety of their homes. As we make the final push to get our remaining employees to work from home, we will be transitioning our remaining employees today 3/25/20 and tomorrow 3/26/20. […]

IRS Delays Tax Payment Deadline for 90 Days

IRS Delays Tax Payment Deadline for 90 Days March 18, 2020 by Melanie Waddell Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced Tuesday that individuals would be allowed to defer up to $1 million in tax payments for up to 90 days. He also said the administration was considering sending checks to Americans. “We encourage those Americans who […]

ECHOES OF 2008: ANNUITIES SURGE WHEN EQUITIES CRASH

ECHOES OF 2008: ANNUITIES SURGE WHEN EQUITIES CRASH March 18, 2020 by Steve Morelli The past few weeks of dramatic news might sound eerily similar to the 2008 crash, but there are some key differences for annuities, as well as some positive similarities. Click HERE to read the full story via INN ………………………………………………………………………………… Sheryl Moore, […]

Interest Rate Alert

Dear Valued Producer, I wanted to make sure all of you are aware of the dramatic recent changes in the financial markets, especially the bond market. The yield on the 10 year treasury has been declining for the last month but the decreases in yields have really accelerated over the past 5 days. • On […]

AM Best Assigns Credit Ratings to Oceanview Life and Annuity Company and Oceanview Reinsurance Ltd.

AM Best Assigns Credit Ratings to Oceanview Life and Annuity Company and Oceanview Reinsurance Ltd. Originally Posted On Businesswire.com November 13, 2019 04:57 PM Eastern Standard Time OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” to Oceanview Life and Annuity Company […]

AM Best Upgrades Credit Ratings of Insurance Subsidiaries of Nassau Insurance Group Holdings, L.P.

May 01, 2019 03:38 PM Eastern Daylight Time OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to B+ (Good) from B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) to “bbb-” from “bb+” of Nassau Life Insurance Company and PHL Variable Insurance Company, collectively known as Nassau Insurance Group. Concurrently, AM Best […]

AM Best Revises Outlooks to Positive for Investors Heritage Life Insurance Company

May 2, 2019 by A.M. Best Oldwick – AM Best has revised the outlooks to positive from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of B+ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “bbb-” of Investors Heritage Life Insurance Company (IHLIC) (Frankfort, KY), which is subsidiary of Aquarian Investors Heritage Holdings LLC (Aquarian). […]

Investors Heritage MYGA Rates are Dropping January 26th

IMPORTANT INFORMATION       Investors Heritage Life Insurance Company – HERITAGE BUILDER ANNUITY On January 26th the Heritage Builder 3, 5 and 7-year annuity rates will be reduced as follows: 3 Year 2.90% 5 Year 3.50% 7 Year 3.60% The current rate will be honored on all applications dated on or before January 25th […]