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  • 00:28

    The Truth About Business Insurance

    in Entrepreneur

    “You’re not covered,” is the last thing you want to hear your insurance professional say to you when disaster strikes your business.


    Discover the common misunderstandings about business insurance, the industry and its products, and how they contribute to poor decisions in buying coverage for your business when insurance expert James L. Holmes, Jr.  busts myths and shares his insights on Business Confidential with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner on May 28, 2015 at 1 pm Eastern on Blog Talk Radio.


    Jim is the Managing Partner of Sentinel Risk Advisors, LLC, a comprehensive insurance, risk analysis and liability firm that helps guard your assets and guide you in customizing coverage tailored to your business needs.


    Jim is a graduate of North Carolina State University and maintains an active certificate as a Certified Public Accountant. Active in his community, he serves on numerous boards, including as a member of the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina. He is particularly passionate about operating companies, professional liability, complex casualty, commercial real estate, income properties, and growth companies.

    Tune in to Business Confidential with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner and special guest Jim James L. Holmes, Jr.  from Sentinel Risk Advisors, LLC on May 28, 2015 at 1pm Eastern and discover what you need to know to get the peace of mind that comes with the right insurance coverage for your business.


    Business Confidential with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner is proudly sponsored by the Legal Leverage® Academy.

  • 00:30

    Insurance Brokers - Elite, Entrepreneurial & Very Much in Demand

    in Business

    For many it's the ideal path into entrepreneurial ownership.  The tough part is that you have to possess competitively solid skills in accounting, dealing with people, evaluation, and operations.  Host Bart Jackson invites on as guest Farmers Insurance's Steven Washburn who is in charge of bringing aboard the new talent as his company invades the East coast.  Together Bart and Steven discuss what kind of entrepreneur it take to establish a profitable brokerage; what are some of the best steps (and worst blunders to avoid) during expansion into a new region; and how business leaders need to structure their own insurance in the new year.  Everybody deals with insurance - here's your chance to tune in and know the business from the inside.

  • 00:31

    Common Insurance Mistakes

    in Finance

    Insurance coverage and policy types can be tricky to decode.  That is why many don’t realize that they lack the insurance they truly need.  Find out the most common insurance mistakes and how you can correct them.  Are US companies doing right by their employees?  Tony will discuss his latest blog, “3 Reasons Why Companies Should Invest in Workers and Not In Their Stock.”  Also this week, we will discuss GDP – what it is and what it indicates.  Consumers:  We have some easy and repeatable ways to save money that you will use year after year.   And, in the Kids Cash Corner, we will discuss how parents are guilty of failing to teach their children about money.  Find out 3 ways you can correct this in your household.

  • 00:43

    Private Exchanges and Pet Insurance

    in Business

    On this morning's program, the hosts will be discussing private health insurance exchanges, pet insurance and more with special guests from Accenture and Hartville Pet Insurance Group.


    For the first segment on today's program, Scott Brown, Private Exchange Offering Lead at Accenture, will be joining the program to discuss the firm's latest private exchange research. Accenture estimates enrollment in private health insurance exchanges doubled to six million individuals for the 2015 plan year. The company projects hypergrowth will continue through 2018, as a number of factors inhibiting early growth will dissipate, while several accelerators will spur further adoption. These factors, combined with the employer’s desire to meet consumers’ demand for choice and flexibility in a retail-like shopping experience, will lead to 40 million members on private exchanges by 2018.


    The second guest on this week's program will be JoAnne Novak, AVP Business Development at Hartville Pet Insurance Group, providers of ASPCA Pet Health Insurance.  As one of the oldest and largest pet insurance providers in the U.S., Hartville has committed itself to helping more pet parents have access to reliable and affordable pet insurance plans. According to the American Pet Products Association, roughly 68 percent of U.S. households have a pet, and last year, over $15 billion was spent on veterinary care. In this segment, JoAnne will discuss what’s driving the increasing demand for pet health insurance as a voluntary benefit as well as what makes pet insurance relevant for the workforce in connection with health care consumerism and private exchanges.  

  • 00:31

    Earning Income Through Insurance w/Dr. G

    in Religion

    Learning how insurance can earn interest and gain income

  • 00:43

    How to Resolve Disputes in Today’s World

    in Business

    Disputes have existed as long as there have been people. Ways to resolve disputes have also existed just as long. But now, technology has made some of the oldest ways to resolve disputes new again and better than ever! Now you can settle differences with other people or businesses without ever leaving your home, office or business.


    Mark Norych manages the operations of Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc., and oversees the experienced litigators, judges, and magistrates who make up the panel of arbitrators. He is also responsible for managing the company’s Arb-IT™ arbitration system.


    For more than 30 years, Norych has been involved in the collection, litigation, and arbitration of claims on behalf of insurance, car rental, and other major industries. He has also coordinated and supervised litigation on a national and global level.


    Norych is a frequent lecturer and sought-after professional speaker. He has provided seminars and workshops at several Fortune 500 companies on topics ranging from best practices for corporate operations to specific topics related to federal and state regulations and laws and their effect on company models and procedures.


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  • 00:45

    Health Care Payments, Life Insurance and Health Incentives

    in Business

    On this week's edition of HealthCare Consumerism Radio, the hosts welcome two special guests to the program for a discussion on health care payments, health engagement, life insurance, health incentives and more.


    The first guest on the program will be Vineet Gulati, chief executive officer of HealthExpense. Similar to the shift from pension plans to individual retirement accounts years ago, employers are switching from defined benefit to a defined contribution that their employees control. Therefore, the employee-consumer today has to make more health insurance and health care purchasing decisions. This shift has been rapid, and consumers need to learn very quickly how to use vehicles like HSAs, FSAs and HRAs to cope with this expense-shift. In this interview, Vineet and the hosts will discuss what problems this shift is causing across the health care ecosystem and the innovations that are emerging to deal with these changes.


    For the second segment on the show, the hosts will talk with Tal Gilbert, senior vice president of marketing and innovation for The Vitality Group. Tal and the hosts will be discussing an innovative new solution that brings together life insurance and wellness incentives. John Hancock Insurance recently launched a new approach to life insurance in the U.S. that rewards people for healthy living. Developed through an exclusive, first-ever life insurance partnership with The Vitality Group, the new solution integrates life insurance with a comprehensive healthy living program.

  • 00:31

    Decoding Life Insurance

    in Finance

    What are the different types of life insurance, and what kind of coverage gives you the best bang for your buck?  Join us as we decode some of the mysteries of this often misunderstood product.  Also, this week, discover seven ways to teach your teens about money; get the scoop on oil and learn whyprices have been so volatile; and find out what three things you can do right now to protect your beneficiaries.

  • 00:19

    Policyholder Protections Against Auto Insurance Companies

    in Podcasting

    Auto Insurance Companies currently can ask Insurance Policyholders for anything they want in response to a claim being filed.  Who would provide them with so much power and why? This opens the door for bad faith practices against insured. Is this main reason Policyholders are not being paid settlements and having to accept low-balled claim amounts?  Policyholders need Insured Civil Rights Legislation Protection in order reign in the Wall Street power and control Insurers use to take advantage of  Main Street.   


    Join me, ESTRA today in the discussion of Policyholder Protections Against Auto Insurance Companies. 

  • 01:01

    LIfe Insurance, Un-Insurable, Worksite Plans, Guaranteed Issue

    in Business

    AM 1220 KDOW Silicon Valley Radio Host Margaret Jackson is bringing on New York Life Maram Alaiwat, 2014 President's Council, and a member of the prestigious Million-Dollar Round Table.  Maram is formidable in her understanding and abililty to talk about Life Insurance, as a New York Life agent.  She is committed to her customers, around the United States, and works hard to build plans that best fits the need of her customers.  She will share statistics, worksite plans that could help the un-insurable get insured.  


    Everyone wants the security of Life Insurance.  Tune In today, to learn how you can prepare for a secure future. 

  • 00:46

    BENEFITS OF LIFE INSURANCE & GOOD CREDIT

    in Entertainment

    •Why certain credit & financial secrets are untold in low income communities & educational systems?


    •How can foreigners without any N. American credit history get approved for luxurious cars & homes in upscale neighborhoods [communities], but many people especially “Black African-Americans” are denied approval of those things even if their credit scores are above 620?


    •How can some 18-24 years old Caucasian college students without established credit afford expensive homes & cars w/o parental financing?


    *Did you know Caucasians were intentionally targeted & charged high mortgage interest rates in certain states & communities solely due to them being "Caucasians"?


    *Did you know you that most life insurance companies allow you to take a loan on your life insurance benefits after paying it up for 5 years or more or having it for 10 consecutive years or more with a record of on-time premium payments?