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April Is National Financial Literacy Month

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IUL Is a Great Tool for Retaining Key Employees

By NAIFA on 10/12/23 5:00 PM

Are your small and mid-size business clients having trouble attracting and keeping key employees? Jordan Skog, J.D., CLU, ChFC, CFP, Senior Advanced Market Consultant at Allianz Life, has some great ideas for using Indexed Universal Life products in compensation strategies that are uniquely appealing to highly sought key employees.

Topics: Life Insurance & Annuities Advanced Planning Small Business
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How To Recession-Proof Your Business with Ikigai

By Simon Reilly on 2/16/23 10:00 AM

In our fast-paced, ever-evolving world, it can be easy to lose sight of what really matters.

However, ikigai can help you bring more meaning and purpose into your life. The Japanese philosophy provides valuable guidance on achieving balance and living a meaningful life.

Ikigai is a powerful concept that has been gaining traction in recent years, providing people with an effective way to find meaning and purpose in their lives. It's no surprise that people are increasingly turning to ikigai to improve their overall well-being and happiness.

In this article, we explore the power of ikigai to recession-proof your business and provide readers with simple steps to apply it in their own lives.

Topics: Protect Your Business Small Business
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Webinar: If a DOL Wage & Hour Investigator Came Calling, Would You Be Prepared?

By Beth Helberg on 8/26/21 12:00 PM

How confident are you in your employee classifications and the process you use to categorize them? Do you really understand the differences between exempt vs. non-exempt classifications when it comes to your white-collar employees?

Topics: Compliance Small Business Webinar Business Performance Center Potential Partners for Advisors
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8 must-ask questions when shopping for a PEO

By Insperity on 7/9/21 9:51 AM

Are you uncertain about how to find the most suitable professional employer organization (PEO) for your company?

Have you explored all your options? After all, not all PEOs are the same.

Deciding which one offers the best service, the greatest value, and the type of expertise that your organization needs isn’t always so simple.

Topics: Benefits Small Business Business Performance Center Potential Partners for Advisors
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From Ebb and Flow to G.R.O.W

By NAIFA on 9/10/13 9:54 AM

How many times have you had a terrific production month followed by a terrible production month? Why do many advisors find themselves in an ebb and flow pattern with their business? Most advisors go through an emotional cycle that is triggered when they realize that their business is not as successful as they want it or need it to be. This awareness can create anxiety, which initially switches on a "fight or flight" mode.

Topics: Grow Your Business Small Business
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5 Resolutions for Your Business in 2013

By NAIFA on 2/14/13 1:28 PM

Almost on a daily basis, news reports detail the marketplace factors that can affect businesses large and small. No matter what the potentially game-changing information is that is coming out of Washington, D.C., or China, there are winning strategies that not only endure but should be part of every workplace’s culture.

Topics: Grow Your Business Small Business
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Breaking Through Your Business Plateau

By NAIFA on 1/22/13 4:25 PM

Has your business come to a halt, even though your processes haven't changed? In weight loss, this is referred to as a plateau—a stopping point that must be overcome to start losing weight again.

Topics: Grow Your Business Small Business
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How to Build a Solid Business Foundation

By NAIFA on 12/20/12 11:55 AM

It's never too late to create your 2013 marketing plan and to celebrate your successes, identify your gaps and resolve any challenges that are keeping you from achieving your goals.

Topics: Grow Your Business Small Business
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Business Is Improving but Owners Have No Plans to Spend

By NAIFA on 10/23/12 3:11 PM

American business owners are optimistic about the health of their businesses but lack confidence in the economy, according to new research from Principal Financial Well Being Index: Business Owners.

Topics: Grow Your Business Industry News Small Business
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The ‘Wisdom’ of Borrowing for Small Business

By NAIFA on 7/25/12 12:05 PM

Borrowing money is often a necessity for growing and expanding a new business, but it’s also one of the least understood parts of business management. So, what is the best way to go about it?

Topics: Grow Your Business Small Business





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