Life with inSight - Podcast Series
Life with inSight is a life insurance podcast series designed for busy financial professionals. In a short amount of time, you can learn about important industry topics from subject matter experts. Tune in today to hear more about how these important issues can impact financial, estate and business planning.
May 10, 2019
Life Insurance as an Asset ClassGuest: Chris Kaplan, VP of Specialty Markets & EPG Life Sales
AXA Equitable Advanced Market’s Tom McGlynn interviews Chris Kaplan, VP of AXA Equitable’s Specialty Markets and EPG Life Sales on defining life insurance as a separate and distinct asset class along with some of the key benefits of being able to do so.
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April 15, 2019
Behavioral FinanceGuest: Dr. Benjamin F.Cummings, CFP® of The American College
Does money buy happiness? Dr. Benjamin Cummings of the American College of Financial Services discusses the psychology behind establishing financial goals, decision-making and the role our emotions play in setting and reaching our desired outcomes.
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March 01, 2019
Updates and Clarification of Section 199(A) of the Tax Cuts and Jobs ActGuest: Robert Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP (Distinguished)
AXA interviews Robert Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP (Distinguished) on the recent release of regulations under Code Section 199(A), covering the major provisions and lucrative planning opportunities resultant from these regulations.
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January 30, 2019
2018 – The Year in Review: A Review of Several Major Topics Affecting our IndustryGuest: AXA Advanced Markets
2018 – The Year in Review – The overall effect of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Intergenerational Split Dollar and the NY Suitability Rules. AXA’s Tom McGlynn interviews Cindy Wormser, Mark Teitelbaum and Doug Lawson from the AXA Advanced Markets team on each of these issues.
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December 10, 2018
"Rewiring" Your RetirementGuest: Jaime Hopkins of The American College
Insights on how to supplement and supercharge your retirement planning efforts. AXA's Tom McGlynn interviews Jaime Hopkins of The American College on how to "Rewire" your Retirement. They cover the major provisions and lucrative planning opportunities in planning for retirement and how life insurance, specifically, can potentially supplement retirement planning strategies.
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November 17, 2018
Post-Election Post Mortem – What Does the Outcome of the Mid-Term Election Offer for Planners and Their ClientsGuest: Chris Morton, Executive VP, AALU
A Post Mid-Term Election Analysis. A discussion of the election results and – more importantly – the effect of those results on the economy, financial landscape and planning that can be done for clients.
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October 01, 2018
Mid-Term Election Preview – What Planners and Their Clients Need to Watch ForGuest: Tom Crawford, FTI Consulting
As the mid-term election nears, the results can have a long-term effect on the financial markets, taxes and the planning we do for our clients. See how events are shaping up and how they may affect your planning approaches.
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August 31, 2018
Updates to Section 199(A) and Pass Through Entity SavingsGuest: Robert Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP (Distinguished)
AXA’s Tom McGlynn interviews Robert Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP (Distinguished) on the recent release of regulations under Code Section 199(A) focused primarily on the general rules, aggregation rules, anti-abuse rules and the definition of specified services.
July 19, 2018
Policy Valuation – Factors to ConsiderGuest: Jamie Mendelsohn, Executive VP of Ashar Group and Ashar SMV
Policy valuation is a tricky area for clients and their Financial Professionals. The IRS has not made this easier, offering little or outdated guidance. This podcast will offer insights into these issues and possible approaches for clients and FPs.
May 30, 2018
Protect Family Harmony with the Generation CarePlan ConceptDoug Lawson
AXA Advanced Market’s discusses Generation CarePlan, a concept where family members come together to share the costs of a needed life insurance policy, one that includes a rider as part of a plan to pay for long‐term care expenses.
April 30, 2018
Wealth Planning and Asset Location: Improving Risk-Adjusted Returns in a Portfolio Using Life InsuranceChris Kaplan
AXA Advanced Market’s Alex Kim interviews Chris Kaplan, VP of AXA’s Specialty Markets and EPG Life Sales on permanent life insurance as an asset class, and how insurance death benefits can be used to enhance a client’s risk adjusted wealth transfer.
January 11, 2018
2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act – What it Means for You and Your ClientsRobert Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP
Tax Cut & Jobs Act of 2017 - AXA’s Mark Teitelbaum interviews Robert Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP (Distinguished) on the major provisions in the tax bill as they relate to individual taxpayers, businesses and business owners. They cover the major provisions and the planning opportunities coming out of the tax bill.
December 29, 2017
Insights from 2017: Advanced Markets Views on Market Trends, Regulations and LawBruce Guillemette
AXA’s Bruce Guillemette interviews three members from the AXA Advanced Markets team: Cindy Wormser, CLU, ChFC, MSFS, Alex Kim, JD and Doug Lawson, JD, all of whom are experts in Business, Estate and Executive Benefits planning. They discuss trends we’ve seen in 2017 and what we can expect in 2018.
November 30, 2017
Aging at Home - Inroads into a Long-Term Care DiscussionSandra Timmermann, Ed.D.
AXA’s Mark Teitelbaum interviews Dr. Sandra Timmermann, a nationally recognized gerontologist and expert in aging and retirement. They discuss some of the issues that people age 50 and over think about as they move into retirement and where long-term care fits in.
April 7, 2017
The $3 Trillion Neglected Asset - New Standards for Managing Life InsuranceBarry Flagg, CLU, CHFC, CFP®
Barry Flagg, CLU, CHFC, CFP®, founder of Veralytic, will take a look at how life insurance has historically been sold and monitored. He will discuss how that fits into today’s standards required by the Uniform Prudent Investor ACT (UPIA) and court cases such as Cochran v. KeyBank.
March 16, 2017
Rethinking Ethics: Why Good People Do Bad ThingsStephan Leimberg
Stephan Leimberg, recognized author and speaker, is interviewed on ethics in your practice. They will discuss developments in ethics and, specifically, they will look into why good people do bad things.
January 31, 2017
Estate Planning for the Blended FamilyEmily Bouchard, M.S.S.W.
Emily Bouchard, M.S.S.W. will discuss the emotional, psychological, and legal issues encountered in planning for blended families. Wealth transfer planning is complicated enough for “traditional” families, but when working with blended families the planning becomes even more complex and challenging.
January 24, 2017
Special Needs PlanningTom Begley, Jr.
Tom Begley, Jr., is interviewed on the importance of planning for the special needs of a loved one. Mr. Begley is a nationally recognized expert in all aspects of elder law and special needs planning. There is a critical need for planning in this area, considering that 1 in 4 families has a loved one with special needs.
January 4, 2017
Life Insurance in Estate and Asset Protection PlanningSteven Oshins
An interview with Steven Oshins, of Oshins & Associates, LLC, on the importance of life insurance in estate and asset protection planning. Steve will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of domestic and offshore trusts as well as compare a number of the leading trust jurisdictions for advanced planning.
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