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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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Jan 22, 2021

Today we sit down with Colin Branch. the Vice President of Life Sales for Financial Independence Group. We talk to Colin today about his transition to FIG, time in the NFL, and the importance of finding a financial professional that works with your best interest in mind.

About Colin Branch:

Colin originally arrived to the Carolinas after he was drafted by the Panthers in 2003. He got his start in the financial industry by working as an agent for Northwestern Mutual, but after some time, he realized he wanted to work with a team of people. He interviewed with FIG and has been with the company for 6 years.

Key Moments:

1:52 - Colin’s Background

6:07 - What Brought Colin To FIG?

12:11 - Will Life Insurance Continue To Go Up In Sales?

16:36 - Saquon Barkley Story

20:00 - Pro Athletes & Finances

25:22 - Traits To Look For In A Financial Advisor

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