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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 18, 2021

The medical field is continuously making progress and breakthroughs with medicine and just an overall understanding of how the body works. This is why people live so much longer today. While living longer is a good thing, you may have an accident that causes you to have to stay in a long term care facility at some point in your life. Alecia Barnette joins us on today’s show and discusses why you need to be prepared for a long term care event and the consequences of failing to plan.

About Alecia Barnette:

Alecia Barnette is the Senior Vice President Of Care Planning at FIG. She has 20+ years of experience in the care planning industry and her goal is to assist agents in protecting their clients from the consequences of unexpected care needs.


Key Moments:

3:13 - How Long Alecia Has Been With FIG

4:48 - Difference Between Traditional & Asset Based Long Term Care

7:52 - Getting Financial Professionals To Include Long Term Care Planning In Their Practice

14:09 - Consequences For Lack Of Coverage

13:46 - What Are Some Current Trends In The Industry?

16:32 - Helping Financial Professionals Become Confident In This Area

18:42 - Turnkey Programs

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