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Are you ready for some thoughtful discussions about how to meet and exceed the rigors of today's retirement industry? Join host Tom Lamendola, Chief Marketing Officer for Financial Independence Group, for a deep dive into the demands of today's retirement industry.

Each episode, Tom will lead a thoughtful discussion with leaders in the financial arena to create a unique show that's designed to serve both financial professionals and everyday investors.

Financial Independence Group (FIG) has been a leader in the financial services space for more than 40 years. Tom Lamendola joined FIG in 2017 and has been responsible for growing high performing teams and challenge organizations to reach their potential for more than 15 years.

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Jun 4, 2021

Over the past year, we saw the havoc that COVID-19 caused all across the globe. The media would broadcast the number of those who passed due to this disease and how many hospitals were at their max capacity. These factors caused a huge surge in life insurance sales and inquiries. But like many things, the more a product grows, the more changes we start to see in that arena. Dave Henry talks to Tom today on what he has witnessed over the past year, what changes have been made, and what's on the horizon for the life insurance industry.

About Dave Henry:

Dave is the Executive Vice President of Life Insurance at FIG. Dave has an extensive background in the life insurance realm and uses his knowledge to educate his advisors, who then educate their clients. His team strives to match each client’s objectives with the correct products for their situation.


Key Moments:

1:56 - Dave’s Role At FIG

6:24 - The Current Landscape Of Life Insurance

14:06 - The CAR Program

18:23 - How The Underwriting Process Has Changed

23:38 - What Changes Might Be Coming?

28:50 - Planning Around New Legislation

30:44 - Product Innovation

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