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IFI Mortgage Conversation

Friday, November 8, 2013

The age-old conversation on whether to pay down your mortgage versus hold a mortgage has perhaps the most emotional challenges for most investors. If one looks at the interest saved over 30 years they will always be led to believe that interest saved, always warrants a shorter 15 yr. loan versus a...read more

The Bond That Matures Upfront

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

John Girouard - Chief StorytellerI know I talk a lot about insurance in my Forbes columns and in my writings but that is because I find it somewhat humorous that one of the major financial products that has so much negative emotions attached to it. And is a victim of the most misplaced analysis as...read more

Government vs. Usable Money

Monday, June 17, 2013

At the IFI Network, we are always coming up with new conversations to help you in your practice, separate yourself from the masses and to better cross - sell.  Our latest is one that we  have perfected over the last few months and have had great success with, " Whose Money is it Anyway"....read more

What do up and coming advisers Need early in their career.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

In our last post we discussed the more senior advisor, this time we would like to address the up and coming advisor.  With my 30 plus years in the business and our head of distribution years of traveling the country, we have have seen what new advisor is lacking.  Below are a few thoughts...read more

What is the challenge that Senior advisers face?

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

1.    They have an aging client base.2.    Their clients are entering the payout stage of their assets rather than the accumulation stage.3.    Their clients are becoming more risk-averse.4.    They no longer believe in the markets future...read more

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