Here’s What AALU & GAMA Are Doing To Help You

As we work together to ensure the American people feel safe and secure during this novel time, the AALU and GAMA team is here to provide guidance and resources to our members and the entire financial security profession. We are a community that all are facing similar hurdles and we will be providing the most comprehensive, up-to-date news and information in order for you to continue to do your business, serve your clients.

A video message from AALU CEO Marc Cadin and GAMA International CEO Bonnie Godsman.



The Latest from AALU/GAMA

Webinars
View all webinar and podcast recordings here.

Deep Dive into the Stimulus Bill: New Rules That Would Apply to Your Business
Based on the popularity of today’s webinar, we are going to provide a follow-up with Ken Kies, Armstrong Robinson, and Chris Morton to address the most pressing questions we received and discuss any other developments that arise in the coming days.
Speakers:
Federal Policy Group’s Ken Kies and AALU’s Chris Morton and Armstrong Robinson
Date/Time:
Tuesday, March 31, at 11:00 a.m. EDT
Register here

How Life Insurance Carriers Are Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis
Join ACLI CEO Susan Neely and AALU CEO Marc Cadin as they discuss the carrier response to the current crisis on Wednesday, April 1st.
Speakers: ACLI CEO Susan Neely and AALU CEO Marc Cadin
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 1st, at 11:00 a.m. EDT
Register here

Underwriting in a Socially Distanced World Join Dennis Bartos, Chief Medical Underwriter Agency One, Jessica Caracofe, VP Underwriting, Agency One, and Kim Natovitz, TriBridge Partners in a moderated discussion about the evolving underwriting process during COVID-19.
Speakers: Dennis Bartos, Chief Medical Underwriter Agency One, Jessica Caracofe, VP Underwriting, Agency One, and Kim Natovitz, TriBridge Partners
Date/Time: Thursday, April 2 at 11:00 a.m. EDT
Register here

ICYMI: Inside the Stimulus: Making it Work for You and Your Clients
Speakers:
Federal Policy Group’s Ken Kies and AALU’s Chris Morton and Armstrong Robinson
Watch Here


The Latest AALU/GAMA Policy Analysis
View more on Federal and State Government updates here.

Stimulus Bill Analysis
Read a brief overview from our public policy team on the major parameters of these three initiatives here.

Small Business Loan Information
To help small businesses and non-profit organizations that have been impacted by financial losses due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide an estimated $7 billion in low-interest disaster loans. Learn more about this program and how to access these loans in this policy brief.

Family and Medical Leave Analysis
“Phase Two” of the federal stimulus includes a requirement on employers to provide paid sick leave and partially paid family and medical leave to employees. Click here for details on requirements and how to access those tax credits.

Remote Connections: The Art of Working from Home

Whether you’re new to working from home or you’ve been doing it for years, it comes with challenges. To make working from home easier, we will have expert Jeremy Dicker, CEO and Founder from One Wealth Management who will offer you some tips and tricks to help you get set up, limit distractions, maintain confidentiality, and meet like a pro, no matter where you are.

Watch 

News You Can Use: Navigating the Crisis Together

During this challenging period, AALU/GAMA is committed to being a trusted partner to the financial security profession by providing news, insights, and key updates that will help you, your firms, and your clients navigate the COVID-19 crisis more effectively. For the next several weeks, we will be aggregating key news stories affecting the profession and the markets, highlighting analyses of note, and bringing you regular updates from Washington. We welcome your feedback to ensure we are delivering the most relevant, useful, and timely information as developments unfold.

Read more

Advisor to Advisor: The New AFR Rate Can Help Your Clients Today

Listen how he’s helping his clients navigate planning and market volatility surrounding COVID-19″

Listen here

How to Lead Through a Crisis

Center For Creative Leadership

Read full article here

The Survey Results Are In

AALU/GAMA sent out a survey for you to tell us how the COVID-19 crisis has immediately impacted your business and the entire financial security profession. We aimed to identify what our members and the broader profession need during this novel time so that AALU/GAMA can provide you with the appropriate guidance and resources to continue doing business and serving your clients. View the findings here.


If you have any additional thoughts or suggestions on content, please send them to communications@aalu.org.