RMC Group is pleased to announce that we have been approved by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a CPE provider in all 50 states. We will be offering courses in pensions, risk management and advanced life concepts. Our courses will be offered as webinars and as in-person events. We will host CPE events several times throughout the year in different regions.
With hurricane season set to begin on June 1, if you live in an area prone to hurricanes, now is the time to prepare for flooding. However, even if you think that you are not at risk for hurricanes, you should prepare for flooding. Anywhere it rains, it can flood!
Preparing for a flood
The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends a number of steps to stay safe during emergencies and limit damage from flooding.
In a recent newsletter, RMC Group discussed the topic of Living Benefits in life insurance policies.
Identifying Coverage Gap Issues
The term “coverage gaps” probably does not resonate if the consumer does not understand an insurance policy. The average consumer usually cannot remember the name of their homeowner’s insurance carrier, but almost always can remember the name of their auto insurance carrier. Why is that? Both policies are important to safeguarding assets and making sure that coverage on those contracts adequately protects the possessions that clients have worked so hard to purchase.
For years, life insurance was seen as an unpleasant topic, because the person paying the premiums generally derived no financial benefit from the policy. He had to die before a benefit would be paid. Today, however, insurance companies are offering policies that pay living benefits. While the primary purpose of life insurance remains safeguarding your family’s financial security in the event of your death, there are now policies that you can use while you are living.
Meet Shane Biltz, RMC's Vice President of New Business. Shane currently resides in Naples, Florida with his wife and dogs. He loves steak and hockey, but hates peanut butter and water. To learn more interesting facts about Shane, CLICK HERE.
As IRAs, 401(k) and other retirement plans become more popular, it is important for advisors to understand the rules regarding the distribution of plan assets after the death of the IRA owner or the employee. The timing of distributions from a qualified plan will depend upon whether the decedent has a “designated beneficiary” and may also depend upon whether the “designated beneficiary” is the decedent’s surviving spouse, children or a trust. Having a “designated beneficiary” may stretch out the period over which plan assets must be distributed; thereby allowi
Property and casualty insurers are predicting a substantial increase in 2018 insurance premiums; thanks to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, two earthquakes in Mexico, and the widespread devastation caused by the California wildfires. However, a business can mitigate the financial impact of these natural catastrophes by taking on some of its own risks through the use of a captive insurance company.
Meet Belinda Zivich, RMC's Vice President of Business Development. Belinda currently resides in Bonita Springs, Florida. She can't live without her family, she loves Filet Mignon and Lobster, and she's a big sports fan. To learn more fun facts about Belinda, CLICK HERE.
An employer that self-funds its medical benefits plan needs stop-loss insurance to protect it from larger than expected claims, whether for a single employee or its entire workforce. With stop-loss insurance, an employer will not be responsible for claims in excess of certain pre-set limits for the policy year. Once claims exceed these limits, the stop-loss carrier assumes the liability.
There are two types of stop-loss insurance: