MetLife Sees Fortress Deal as `Jump Start’ for Asset Management

5 Worst States for Insurance Producer Fines

5 Worst States for Insurance Producer Fines

5 Worst States for Insurance Producer Fines

(Bloomberg) — MetLife Inc., which reached a deal last week to expand its asset manager with the purchase of Logan Circle Partners from Fortress Investment Group L.L.C., said the acquisition is a chance to accelerate growth, even as the insurer....More>>>

Hot Dividend Stocks To Own Right Now

Warren Buffett, the ‘Sage of Omaha’, is widely regarded as the most successful investor of modern times, primarily because of his consistent record in outperforming the major market indices. Just take the performance of the ‘Class A’ stock, which as of this Friday (March 3) closed at the dizzying height of US$263,160 a pop.

Berkshire Hathaway’s gain in net worth....More>>>

The Best Pharmaceutical Stock in 2017 Could Double Your Money

The best pharmaceutical stock in 2017is poised to cash in on a surge of spending on the pharmaceutical industry.

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services estimate that spending on pharmaceutical drugs could hit $615 billion in 2025. That’s an increase of nearly 100% over 2015’s pharmaceutical spending, which totaled $310 billion.

That spending increase....More>>>

Dow Jones Finds Windfall In Better-Than-Expected Jobs Report

U.S. equities moved higher on Friday thanks to a solid June jobs report that basically maintains the status quo on the economic front: Payroll gains were solid, the unemployment rate drift slightly higher and wage growth remains tepid. Overall, the bulls were encouraged by the “Goldilocks” combination of hiring without inflation that could keep the Federal Reserve from being....More>>>

Illinois Senate overrides governor’s veto of budget package

The Illinois Senate overrode the governor’s veto of a new budget package on Tuesday, bringing the state closer to resolving the crisis it’s currently in.

The Senate had approved several bills on Tuesday morning but they were promptly vetoed by Governor Bruce Rauner.

After overriding the vetoes, the bills now return to the House where lawmakers will also need to override....More>>>

What the Senate Health Care Fight Means for Advisors

Great American Parent Explains Annuity Unit to Wall Street

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The EEO-1 Reporting Requirements Are Changing

Whether you make a living by selling life insurance and annuities, developing comprehensive financial plans for the affluent, or giving institutions investment advice, the U.S. Senate’s health....More>>>

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One sound long-term investing strategy is to buy stocks that offer up high dividend yields.This strategy has become particularly enticing in today’s low interest rateenvironment, since it offers investors a chance to generate a lot of income from their portfolio. However, justbecausea stock offers up a high yield doesn’t make it an automatic buy, especially....More>>>

How to talk to your parents about their estate without seeming like a greedy jerk

Have you tried to talk with your parents about their retirement finances or estate plans? If that conversation isnt happening, youre not alone.

Thirty-four percent of parents havent had a detailed conversation with their adult children about their living expenses in retirement and 43% of parents said they havent had detailed discussions about their long-term-care plans, according to a survey....More>>>


Martin and Marie Tinkel, Michael Lawrence’s parents. (Circa 1950) His mother, Marie, was a lifelong misophonia sufferer. She lived to be 93.

Scientists all over the world are scrambling to find out what causes it, how to treat it and really just to identify it. But that doesn’t mean it’s something new. Many seniors have suffered in silence for decades.

Ask Michael....More>>>

SPYR Stock Gets a Nice Bump From Star Trek Partnership

In mobile gaming it’s as much about who wants to play your game as it is who is already battling the intergallactic universe. These days, SPYR, Inc. (OTC: SPYR) is hot hot hot and continues to get nods from gamers as well as developers. SPYR recently announced a licensing deal with CBS Consumer Products to integrate Star Trek intellectual property (think characters, plots, space....More>>>