Every issue of Broker World contains columns by industry experts on five key product areas: Life/Underwriting, Annuities, Health & Benefits, Disability Income, Long Term Care. In addition to Focus editorial, every issue contains General Interest articles detailing timely product and marketing topics.
Monthly Commentary by Industry Experts:
Impaired Risk Review Robert Goldstone, MD
The Benefits Brief Janet LeTourneau, ACFCI
Disability Insurance Insights W. Harold Petersen, RHU, DFP
Economic Behavior (Annuities) Jack Marrion
The Last Word On LTCI Ronald R. Hagelman, Jr., CLTC, CSA, LTCP

For the complete Editorial Calendar, including Special Inserts, Bonus Circulation and Deadlines, please view the pdf. To download the 2016 PDF, CLICK HERE.

For Editorial Submission Guidelines, CLICK HERE.

Questions? Please contact Stephen Howard (showard@brokerworldmag.com) .

2015 Editorial Calendar

Issue Focus Topics To Be Covered
JANUARY Carrier Forecasting Forum Direction of the industry across all product lines (life, annuity, DI, CI, LTCI, health); marketing, product and legislative outlook
FEBRUARY Life and Annuity Accumulation Strategies Annuity and life insurance solutions; combination product/living benefit riders
MARCH Income Replacement/Asset Protection DI, CI, LTCI product solutions; life and annuity options
APRIL Business Market Solutions for employees and executives; life, health, annuity, DI, CI, LTCI, 401(k) and ancillary benefit options
MAY Boomer and Senior Needs Life, annuity, DI and CI solutions to protect and provide income; LTCI, living benefits and supplemental products to mitigate costs of aging
JUNE Health, Benefit and Key Person Options Impact of ACA; health, HSA, FSA and self-funding issues; ancillary markets; life insurance incentives
JULY Life Insurance VUL, IUL, whole life and riders to expand versatility; term insurance configurations; business applications
AUGUST Brokerage Niche Marketing Foreign nationals and ethnic markets; special needs planning; partnering with professionals; meeting unique life, annuity, LTCI and DI needs
SEPTEMBER Indexed and Equity Products Life and annuity suitability and client service necessities; riders and combination products to expand versatility
OCTOBER Agent Best Practices Client service proficiency; agency growth; adapting to change; succession planning; product/niche specialization; partnering for life, annuity, DI, CI, LTCI client needs
NOVEMBER Impaired Risk and Financial Underwriting Case management insights; underwriting life, annuity, DI and LTCI for the tough cases; large case and reinsurance solutions
DECEMBER Estate and Legacy Planning Life and annuity solutions; trust work; riders and stand-alone DI, CI, LTCI to preserve an estate plan

Click Here to Download a Printer Friendly PDF Version of last year's 2015 Editorial Calendar

Editorial Deadline: Six weeks before the month material will be published.
For editorial questions, contact Stephen Howard (showard@brokerworldmag.com)