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  • My hippie friend, I think you're on to something. There's no point in being adversarial - that hasn't worked as well as we would have liked.  Let me know how I can help. rsl ------------------------------ [rsl] [Robin] [Landers] [CLU] [Landers-Stein] ...

  • ​The liberal hippy from California has had a thought. We know politicians, generally speaking, blow stuff from places. And attorneys tend to spin. So legislators are like a giant ceiling fan, blowing and spinning until it feels like a tornado. It isn't ...

  • I sent the message below by email to our main agency contacts a few minutes ago, but wanted to share here for the benefit of this discussion.  Responding to NYSDFS Proposed "Best Interest" Standard           In an unprecedented regulatory move, ...

  • Jim Sorebo and I were in New York on Tuesday meeting with representatives from NAIFA, AALU, GAMA, FSP, WIFS among others (associations & carriers). Call it boots on the ground instead of sitting in the office. While the six hour meeting had a garden variety ...

  • Blair - this has been an issue that's been tossed around on the board level for years. In fact, it's one of the reasons I decided to accept my invitation to the board so many moons ago. I thought I could be one of those 300 from Jim's metaphor at ...

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  • (Fairfax, Va.)— Jeffrey D. Mooers of H.D. Mooers & Co. based in Lafayette, CA has been named Chairman of the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) for 2018. Mooers delivered his Incoming Chairman's Address during NAILBA ...

  • (Fairfax, Va.)—The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) presented John Deremo, recently retired Executive VP and Chief Distribution officer of Life Insurance of AIG with its 2017 Douglas Mooers Award for Excellence on Friday, ...

  • (Fairfax, Va.)—Jim Sorebo, 2017 Chairman of the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA), has selected John Gilbert, VP of Business Development for The National Benefit Corp. (TNBC)  as the recipient of the 2017 NAILBA Chairman’s ...

  • NAILBA Charitable Foundation The Silent Auction is open!! Did you know that the Silent and Live Auctions are the primary fundraising events for each year’s grant funding? The Foundation recently awarded $230,000 in grant funding to charities supported ...

  • This week's issue includes the announcement of the new NAILBA CEO, a new Friday General Session keynote speaker at #NAILBA36, an exciting dance band for the after Dinner Dance Party following the Mooers Award Dinner on Friday night at #NAILBA36...and more! ...