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Renew your insurance license by attending an Louisiana-approved live online continuing education webinar. Kaplan’s live online CE webinars allow you to earn credits from the comfort of your home or office without having to pass an exam. Our instructors have years of financial and insurance industry experience, providing valuable insights that can be applied to your practice. 

 

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Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and the Business of Insurance (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

This course will discuss compliance and ethics and delve into the difference between acting legally and acting ethically. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to an interactive discussion of ethical issues and guidelines regarding attitudes and specific conduct. Attendees will talk about the responsibilities that insurance and financial professionals owe to their clients and the companies they represent as well as the obligations owed to the regulators and the public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance and Annuities: The Effects of Income and Estate Taxation, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Most insurance and financial professionals understand the basic taxation principles regarding cash value build-up and the death benefits in life insurance and annuity contracts. Often overlooked, however, are specific rules, exceptions and conditions that may either expand or restrict the tax benefits. This course will cover how life insurance and annuities can deliver income tax benefits, issues that can cause contracts to lose their tax favored status, special tax rules for business owned life insurance policies and rules regarding tax-free exchanges. The course will also address estate taxation of life insurance and annuities.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Disability Income Insurance: Safeguarding Your Future (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed to help insurance agents recognize the probabilities of disability, the potential losses resulting from disabilities, and the need for disability income protection. The course will also help insurance agents understand individual disability income insurance as well as other sources of disability income protection such as social security, group disability income protection, and salary continuation plans. This course will address various business loss exposures and applications of disability income insurance to address these exposures. Lastly, the course will address taxation of individual disability income insurance and related options.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Regulation in the Insurance Industry (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

Ethics are very important for financial services professionals. This course covers the basics of industry regulation and the principles of ethical market conduct. It will review industry regulations and how those regulations affect insurance companies and producers. Also discussed are the ethical standards mandated by most states and federal regulations applicable to many agents. Professional responsibilities to states, insurers, clients and the public are reviewed. The course concludes with practical steps for ethical behavior.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Insurance Fraud, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

While most people who buy insurance are honest, there are those that make a business out of defrauding the insurance industry. A fraud scheme may be carried out when the insured changes the policy, when the policy is renewed, or perhaps not until a claim is made. There are often opportunities for fraud to be discovered at any of those times. Insurance producers, risk managers, loss control specialists, underwriters, and claim professionals can all play a part in combating fraud. This course will help students understand the impact of fraud and the role that they, as insurance professionals, can play in addressing it.

Understanding Disability Income Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
3

This class covers the risks and potential losses resulting from a disability, as well as the need for disability insurance. It helps producers understand the individual disability insurance policy as well as other public and private sources of disability protection. It also addresses business needs and uses for disability insurance. Topics include the taxation of premiums and proceeds.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Indexed Annuity and Life Insurance Contracts (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The growth in popularity of indexed insurance products, specifically fixed indexed annuities and fixed indexed life insurance policies, has been dramatic. While these products are considered fixed contracts, the interest that is credited to these products is based on the performance of an external financial index. The basic concepts of these products may seem simple, but they are among the most complex of all insurance products. To many, they fall in the middle of the risk spectrum, between traditional fixed annuities and life insurance policies and variable annuities and variable life insurance policies. This course will explain how these products compare and contrast with their fixed counterparts. The course will also cover in detail different interest crediting methods and design characteristics of the indexed product, and the important suitability and market conduct issues related to these products.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Disability Income Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
3

This class covers the risks and potential losses resulting from a disability, as well as the need for disability insurance. It helps producers understand the individual disability insurance policy as well as other public and private sources of disability protection. It also addresses business needs and uses for disability insurance. Topics include the taxation of premiums and proceeds.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Indexed Annuity and Life Insurance Contracts (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The growth in popularity of indexed insurance products, specifically fixed indexed annuities and fixed indexed life insurance policies, has been dramatic. While these products are considered fixed contracts, the interest that is credited to these products is based on the performance of an external financial index. The basic concepts of these products may seem simple, but they are among the most complex of all insurance products. To many, they fall in the middle of the risk spectrum, between traditional fixed annuities and life insurance policies and variable annuities and variable life insurance policies. This course will explain how these products compare and contrast with their fixed counterparts. The course will also cover in detail different interest crediting methods and design characteristics of the indexed product, and the important suitability and market conduct issues related to these products.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Estate Planning Techniques: Understanding Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Special Planning Considerations, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Explore a wide range of strategies that can be used during life and after the decedent's death to accomplish estate planning objectives. This class reviews several types of trusts, the tax implications of placing property in a trust, and special planning considerations for married and non-married couples. Students will discover how buy-sell agreements can facilitate the continuation of a business and create estate liquidity, and how to use powers of attorney and advance medical directives to deal with incapacity.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Financial Strategies to Achieve Client Objectives, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Increase your knowledge and understanding of the issues and tools involved in helping individuals accumulate and preserve financial assets. Special attention is paid to understanding client needs and goals at various stages in life, and understanding the strategies, products, and techniques to help the client achieve their goals and objectives. Specific focus will include determining needs and objectives; saving and accumulation techniques; risk and risk management; and asset allocation.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Insurance Fraud, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

While most people who buy insurance are honest, there are those that make a business out of defrauding the insurance industry. A fraud scheme may be carried out when the insured changes the policy, when the policy is renewed, or perhaps not until a claim is made. There are often opportunities for fraud to be discovered at any of those times. Insurance producers, risk managers, loss control specialists, underwriters, and claim professionals can all play a part in combating fraud. This course will help students understand the impact of fraud and the role that they, as insurance professionals, can play in addressing it.

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Regulation in the Insurance Industry (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

Ethics are very important for financial services professionals. This course covers the basics of industry regulation and the principles of ethical market conduct. It will review industry regulations and how those regulations affect insurance companies and producers. Also discussed are the ethical standards mandated by most states and federal regulations applicable to many agents. Professional responsibilities to states, insurers, clients and the public are reviewed. The course concludes with practical steps for ethical behavior.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance and Annuities: The Effects of Income and Estate Taxation, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Most insurance and financial professionals understand the basic taxation principles regarding cash value build-up and the death benefits in life insurance and annuity contracts. Often overlooked, however, are specific rules, exceptions and conditions that may either expand or restrict the tax benefits. This course will cover how life insurance and annuities can deliver income tax benefits, issues that can cause contracts to lose their tax favored status, special tax rules for business owned life insurance policies and rules regarding tax-free exchanges. The course will also address estate taxation of life insurance and annuities.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Disability Income Insurance: Safeguarding Your Future (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed to help insurance agents recognize the probabilities of disability, the potential losses resulting from disabilities, and the need for disability income protection. The course will also help insurance agents understand individual disability income insurance as well as other sources of disability income protection such as social security, group disability income protection, and salary continuation plans. This course will address various business loss exposures and applications of disability income insurance to address these exposures. Lastly, the course will address taxation of individual disability income insurance and related options.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Ethics and Insurance Fraud, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

While most people who buy insurance are honest, there are those that make a business out of defrauding the insurance industry. A fraud scheme may be carried out when the insured changes the policy, when the policy is renewed, or perhaps not until a claim is made. There are often opportunities for fraud to be discovered at any of those times. Insurance producers, risk managers, loss control specialists, underwriters, and claim professionals can all play a part in combating fraud. This course will help students understand the impact of fraud and the role that they, as insurance professionals, can play in addressing it.

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and the Business of Insurance (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

This course will discuss compliance and ethics and delve into the difference between acting legally and acting ethically. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to an interactive discussion of ethical issues and guidelines regarding attitudes and specific conduct. Attendees will talk about the responsibilities that insurance and financial professionals owe to their clients and the companies they represent as well as the obligations owed to the regulators and the public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Indexed Annuity and Life Insurance Contracts (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The growth in popularity of indexed insurance products, specifically fixed indexed annuities and fixed indexed life insurance policies, has been dramatic. While these products are considered fixed contracts, the interest that is credited to these products is based on the performance of an external financial index. The basic concepts of these products may seem simple, but they are among the most complex of all insurance products. To many, they fall in the middle of the risk spectrum, between traditional fixed annuities and life insurance policies and variable annuities and variable life insurance policies. This course will explain how these products compare and contrast with their fixed counterparts. The course will also cover in detail different interest crediting methods and design characteristics of the indexed product, and the important suitability and market conduct issues related to these products.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Regulation in the Insurance Industry (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

Ethics are very important for financial services professionals. This course covers the basics of industry regulation and the principles of ethical market conduct. It will review industry regulations and how those regulations affect insurance companies and producers. Also discussed are the ethical standards mandated by most states and federal regulations applicable to many agents. Professional responsibilities to states, insurers, clients and the public are reviewed. The course concludes with practical steps for ethical behavior.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Disability Income Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
3

This class covers the risks and potential losses resulting from a disability, as well as the need for disability insurance. It helps producers understand the individual disability insurance policy as well as other public and private sources of disability protection. It also addresses business needs and uses for disability insurance. Topics include the taxation of premiums and proceeds.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Estate Planning Techniques: Understanding Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Special Planning Considerations, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Explore a wide range of strategies that can be used during life and after the decedent's death to accomplish estate planning objectives. This class reviews several types of trusts, the tax implications of placing property in a trust, and special planning considerations for married and non-married couples. Students will discover how buy-sell agreements can facilitate the continuation of a business and create estate liquidity, and how to use powers of attorney and advance medical directives to deal with incapacity.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Financial Strategies to Achieve Client Objectives, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Increase your knowledge and understanding of the issues and tools involved in helping individuals accumulate and preserve financial assets. Special attention is paid to understanding client needs and goals at various stages in life, and understanding the strategies, products, and techniques to help the client achieve their goals and objectives. Specific focus will include determining needs and objectives; saving and accumulation techniques; risk and risk management; and asset allocation.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and the Business of Insurance (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

This course will discuss compliance and ethics and delve into the difference between acting legally and acting ethically. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to an interactive discussion of ethical issues and guidelines regarding attitudes and specific conduct. Attendees will talk about the responsibilities that insurance and financial professionals owe to their clients and the companies they represent as well as the obligations owed to the regulators and the public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance and Annuities: The Effects of Income and Estate Taxation, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Most insurance and financial professionals understand the basic taxation principles regarding cash value build-up and the death benefits in life insurance and annuity contracts. Often overlooked, however, are specific rules, exceptions and conditions that may either expand or restrict the tax benefits. This course will cover how life insurance and annuities can deliver income tax benefits, issues that can cause contracts to lose their tax favored status, special tax rules for business owned life insurance policies and rules regarding tax-free exchanges. The course will also address estate taxation of life insurance and annuities.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Insurance Fraud, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

While most people who buy insurance are honest, there are those that make a business out of defrauding the insurance industry. A fraud scheme may be carried out when the insured changes the policy, when the policy is renewed, or perhaps not until a claim is made. There are often opportunities for fraud to be discovered at any of those times. Insurance producers, risk managers, loss control specialists, underwriters, and claim professionals can all play a part in combating fraud. This course will help students understand the impact of fraud and the role that they, as insurance professionals, can play in addressing it.

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Disability Income Insurance: Safeguarding Your Future (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed to help insurance agents recognize the probabilities of disability, the potential losses resulting from disabilities, and the need for disability income protection. The course will also help insurance agents understand individual disability income insurance as well as other sources of disability income protection such as social security, group disability income protection, and salary continuation plans. This course will address various business loss exposures and applications of disability income insurance to address these exposures. Lastly, the course will address taxation of individual disability income insurance and related options.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Regulation in the Insurance Industry (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

Ethics are very important for financial services professionals. This course covers the basics of industry regulation and the principles of ethical market conduct. It will review industry regulations and how those regulations affect insurance companies and producers. Also discussed are the ethical standards mandated by most states and federal regulations applicable to many agents. Professional responsibilities to states, insurers, clients and the public are reviewed. The course concludes with practical steps for ethical behavior.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Disability Income Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
3

This class covers the risks and potential losses resulting from a disability, as well as the need for disability insurance. It helps producers understand the individual disability insurance policy as well as other public and private sources of disability protection. It also addresses business needs and uses for disability insurance. Topics include the taxation of premiums and proceeds.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Indexed Annuity and Life Insurance Contracts (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The growth in popularity of indexed insurance products, specifically fixed indexed annuities and fixed indexed life insurance policies, has been dramatic. While these products are considered fixed contracts, the interest that is credited to these products is based on the performance of an external financial index. The basic concepts of these products may seem simple, but they are among the most complex of all insurance products. To many, they fall in the middle of the risk spectrum, between traditional fixed annuities and life insurance policies and variable annuities and variable life insurance policies. This course will explain how these products compare and contrast with their fixed counterparts. The course will also cover in detail different interest crediting methods and design characteristics of the indexed product, and the important suitability and market conduct issues related to these products.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Insurance Fraud, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

While most people who buy insurance are honest, there are those that make a business out of defrauding the insurance industry. A fraud scheme may be carried out when the insured changes the policy, when the policy is renewed, or perhaps not until a claim is made. There are often opportunities for fraud to be discovered at any of those times. Insurance producers, risk managers, loss control specialists, underwriters, and claim professionals can all play a part in combating fraud. This course will help students understand the impact of fraud and the role that they, as insurance professionals, can play in addressing it.

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Estate Planning Techniques: Understanding Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Special Planning Considerations, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Explore a wide range of strategies that can be used during life and after the decedent's death to accomplish estate planning objectives. This class reviews several types of trusts, the tax implications of placing property in a trust, and special planning considerations for married and non-married couples. Students will discover how buy-sell agreements can facilitate the continuation of a business and create estate liquidity, and how to use powers of attorney and advance medical directives to deal with incapacity.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and the Business of Insurance (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

This course will discuss compliance and ethics and delve into the difference between acting legally and acting ethically. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to an interactive discussion of ethical issues and guidelines regarding attitudes and specific conduct. Attendees will talk about the responsibilities that insurance and financial professionals owe to their clients and the companies they represent as well as the obligations owed to the regulators and the public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Financial Strategies to Achieve Client Objectives, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Increase your knowledge and understanding of the issues and tools involved in helping individuals accumulate and preserve financial assets. Special attention is paid to understanding client needs and goals at various stages in life, and understanding the strategies, products, and techniques to help the client achieve their goals and objectives. Specific focus will include determining needs and objectives; saving and accumulation techniques; risk and risk management; and asset allocation.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Regulation in the Insurance Industry (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

Ethics are very important for financial services professionals. This course covers the basics of industry regulation and the principles of ethical market conduct. It will review industry regulations and how those regulations affect insurance companies and producers. Also discussed are the ethical standards mandated by most states and federal regulations applicable to many agents. Professional responsibilities to states, insurers, clients and the public are reviewed. The course concludes with practical steps for ethical behavior.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance and Annuities: The Effects of Income and Estate Taxation, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Most insurance and financial professionals understand the basic taxation principles regarding cash value build-up and the death benefits in life insurance and annuity contracts. Often overlooked, however, are specific rules, exceptions and conditions that may either expand or restrict the tax benefits. This course will cover how life insurance and annuities can deliver income tax benefits, issues that can cause contracts to lose their tax favored status, special tax rules for business owned life insurance policies and rules regarding tax-free exchanges. The course will also address estate taxation of life insurance and annuities.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Disability Income Insurance: Safeguarding Your Future (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed to help insurance agents recognize the probabilities of disability, the potential losses resulting from disabilities, and the need for disability income protection. The course will also help insurance agents understand individual disability income insurance as well as other sources of disability income protection such as social security, group disability income protection, and salary continuation plans. This course will address various business loss exposures and applications of disability income insurance to address these exposures. Lastly, the course will address taxation of individual disability income insurance and related options.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and the Business of Insurance (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

This course will discuss compliance and ethics and delve into the difference between acting legally and acting ethically. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to an interactive discussion of ethical issues and guidelines regarding attitudes and specific conduct. Attendees will talk about the responsibilities that insurance and financial professionals owe to their clients and the companies they represent as well as the obligations owed to the regulators and the public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Ethics and Insurance Fraud, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

While most people who buy insurance are honest, there are those that make a business out of defrauding the insurance industry. A fraud scheme may be carried out when the insured changes the policy, when the policy is renewed, or perhaps not until a claim is made. There are often opportunities for fraud to be discovered at any of those times. Insurance producers, risk managers, loss control specialists, underwriters, and claim professionals can all play a part in combating fraud. This course will help students understand the impact of fraud and the role that they, as insurance professionals, can play in addressing it.

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Regulation in the Insurance Industry (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

Ethics are very important for financial services professionals. This course covers the basics of industry regulation and the principles of ethical market conduct. It will review industry regulations and how those regulations affect insurance companies and producers. Also discussed are the ethical standards mandated by most states and federal regulations applicable to many agents. Professional responsibilities to states, insurers, clients and the public are reviewed. The course concludes with practical steps for ethical behavior.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Disability Income Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
3

This class covers the risks and potential losses resulting from a disability, as well as the need for disability insurance. It helps producers understand the individual disability insurance policy as well as other public and private sources of disability protection. It also addresses business needs and uses for disability insurance. Topics include the taxation of premiums and proceeds.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Indexed Annuity and Life Insurance Contracts (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The growth in popularity of indexed insurance products, specifically fixed indexed annuities and fixed indexed life insurance policies, has been dramatic. While these products are considered fixed contracts, the interest that is credited to these products is based on the performance of an external financial index. The basic concepts of these products may seem simple, but they are among the most complex of all insurance products. To many, they fall in the middle of the risk spectrum, between traditional fixed annuities and life insurance policies and variable annuities and variable life insurance policies. This course will explain how these products compare and contrast with their fixed counterparts. The course will also cover in detail different interest crediting methods and design characteristics of the indexed product, and the important suitability and market conduct issues related to these products.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Estate Planning Techniques: Understanding Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Special Planning Considerations, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Explore a wide range of strategies that can be used during life and after the decedent's death to accomplish estate planning objectives. This class reviews several types of trusts, the tax implications of placing property in a trust, and special planning considerations for married and non-married couples. Students will discover how buy-sell agreements can facilitate the continuation of a business and create estate liquidity, and how to use powers of attorney and advance medical directives to deal with incapacity.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Financial Strategies to Achieve Client Objectives, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Increase your knowledge and understanding of the issues and tools involved in helping individuals accumulate and preserve financial assets. Special attention is paid to understanding client needs and goals at various stages in life, and understanding the strategies, products, and techniques to help the client achieve their goals and objectives. Specific focus will include determining needs and objectives; saving and accumulation techniques; risk and risk management; and asset allocation.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Insurance Fraud, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

While most people who buy insurance are honest, there are those that make a business out of defrauding the insurance industry. A fraud scheme may be carried out when the insured changes the policy, when the policy is renewed, or perhaps not until a claim is made. There are often opportunities for fraud to be discovered at any of those times. Insurance producers, risk managers, loss control specialists, underwriters, and claim professionals can all play a part in combating fraud. This course will help students understand the impact of fraud and the role that they, as insurance professionals, can play in addressing it.

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and the Business of Insurance (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

This course will discuss compliance and ethics and delve into the difference between acting legally and acting ethically. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to an interactive discussion of ethical issues and guidelines regarding attitudes and specific conduct. Attendees will talk about the responsibilities that insurance and financial professionals owe to their clients and the companies they represent as well as the obligations owed to the regulators and the public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance and Annuities: The Effects of Income and Estate Taxation, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Most insurance and financial professionals understand the basic taxation principles regarding cash value build-up and the death benefits in life insurance and annuity contracts. Often overlooked, however, are specific rules, exceptions and conditions that may either expand or restrict the tax benefits. This course will cover how life insurance and annuities can deliver income tax benefits, issues that can cause contracts to lose their tax favored status, special tax rules for business owned life insurance policies and rules regarding tax-free exchanges. The course will also address estate taxation of life insurance and annuities.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Disability Income Insurance: Safeguarding Your Future (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed to help insurance agents recognize the probabilities of disability, the potential losses resulting from disabilities, and the need for disability income protection. The course will also help insurance agents understand individual disability income insurance as well as other sources of disability income protection such as social security, group disability income protection, and salary continuation plans. This course will address various business loss exposures and applications of disability income insurance to address these exposures. Lastly, the course will address taxation of individual disability income insurance and related options.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Regulation in the Insurance Industry (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

Ethics are very important for financial services professionals. This course covers the basics of industry regulation and the principles of ethical market conduct. It will review industry regulations and how those regulations affect insurance companies and producers. Also discussed are the ethical standards mandated by most states and federal regulations applicable to many agents. Professional responsibilities to states, insurers, clients and the public are reviewed. The course concludes with practical steps for ethical behavior.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Insurance Fraud, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

While most people who buy insurance are honest, there are those that make a business out of defrauding the insurance industry. A fraud scheme may be carried out when the insured changes the policy, when the policy is renewed, or perhaps not until a claim is made. There are often opportunities for fraud to be discovered at any of those times. Insurance producers, risk managers, loss control specialists, underwriters, and claim professionals can all play a part in combating fraud. This course will help students understand the impact of fraud and the role that they, as insurance professionals, can play in addressing it.

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Indexed Annuity and Life Insurance Contracts (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The growth in popularity of indexed insurance products, specifically fixed indexed annuities and fixed indexed life insurance policies, has been dramatic. While these products are considered fixed contracts, the interest that is credited to these products is based on the performance of an external financial index. The basic concepts of these products may seem simple, but they are among the most complex of all insurance products. To many, they fall in the middle of the risk spectrum, between traditional fixed annuities and life insurance policies and variable annuities and variable life insurance policies. This course will explain how these products compare and contrast with their fixed counterparts. The course will also cover in detail different interest crediting methods and design characteristics of the indexed product, and the important suitability and market conduct issues related to these products.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and the Business of Insurance (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

This course will discuss compliance and ethics and delve into the difference between acting legally and acting ethically. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to an interactive discussion of ethical issues and guidelines regarding attitudes and specific conduct. Attendees will talk about the responsibilities that insurance and financial professionals owe to their clients and the companies they represent as well as the obligations owed to the regulators and the public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Disability Income Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
3

This class covers the risks and potential losses resulting from a disability, as well as the need for disability insurance. It helps producers understand the individual disability insurance policy as well as other public and private sources of disability protection. It also addresses business needs and uses for disability insurance. Topics include the taxation of premiums and proceeds.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Estate Planning Techniques: Understanding Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Special Planning Considerations, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Explore a wide range of strategies that can be used during life and after the decedent's death to accomplish estate planning objectives. This class reviews several types of trusts, the tax implications of placing property in a trust, and special planning considerations for married and non-married couples. Students will discover how buy-sell agreements can facilitate the continuation of a business and create estate liquidity, and how to use powers of attorney and advance medical directives to deal with incapacity.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Regulation in the Insurance Industry (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

Ethics are very important for financial services professionals. This course covers the basics of industry regulation and the principles of ethical market conduct. It will review industry regulations and how those regulations affect insurance companies and producers. Also discussed are the ethical standards mandated by most states and federal regulations applicable to many agents. Professional responsibilities to states, insurers, clients and the public are reviewed. The course concludes with practical steps for ethical behavior.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Financial Strategies to Achieve Client Objectives, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Increase your knowledge and understanding of the issues and tools involved in helping individuals accumulate and preserve financial assets. Special attention is paid to understanding client needs and goals at various stages in life, and understanding the strategies, products, and techniques to help the client achieve their goals and objectives. Specific focus will include determining needs and objectives; saving and accumulation techniques; risk and risk management; and asset allocation.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance and Annuities: The Effects of Income and Estate Taxation, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Most insurance and financial professionals understand the basic taxation principles regarding cash value build-up and the death benefits in life insurance and annuity contracts. Often overlooked, however, are specific rules, exceptions and conditions that may either expand or restrict the tax benefits. This course will cover how life insurance and annuities can deliver income tax benefits, issues that can cause contracts to lose their tax favored status, special tax rules for business owned life insurance policies and rules regarding tax-free exchanges. The course will also address estate taxation of life insurance and annuities.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Insurance Fraud, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

While most people who buy insurance are honest, there are those that make a business out of defrauding the insurance industry. A fraud scheme may be carried out when the insured changes the policy, when the policy is renewed, or perhaps not until a claim is made. There are often opportunities for fraud to be discovered at any of those times. Insurance producers, risk managers, loss control specialists, underwriters, and claim professionals can all play a part in combating fraud. This course will help students understand the impact of fraud and the role that they, as insurance professionals, can play in addressing it.

Disability Income Insurance: Safeguarding Your Future (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed to help insurance agents recognize the probabilities of disability, the potential losses resulting from disabilities, and the need for disability income protection. The course will also help insurance agents understand individual disability income insurance as well as other sources of disability income protection such as social security, group disability income protection, and salary continuation plans. This course will address various business loss exposures and applications of disability income insurance to address these exposures. Lastly, the course will address taxation of individual disability income insurance and related options.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and the Business of Insurance (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

This course will discuss compliance and ethics and delve into the difference between acting legally and acting ethically. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to an interactive discussion of ethical issues and guidelines regarding attitudes and specific conduct. Attendees will talk about the responsibilities that insurance and financial professionals owe to their clients and the companies they represent as well as the obligations owed to the regulators and the public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Ethics and Regulation in the Insurance Industry (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

Ethics are very important for financial services professionals. This course covers the basics of industry regulation and the principles of ethical market conduct. It will review industry regulations and how those regulations affect insurance companies and producers. Also discussed are the ethical standards mandated by most states and federal regulations applicable to many agents. Professional responsibilities to states, insurers, clients and the public are reviewed. The course concludes with practical steps for ethical behavior.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Disability Income Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
3

This class covers the risks and potential losses resulting from a disability, as well as the need for disability insurance. It helps producers understand the individual disability insurance policy as well as other public and private sources of disability protection. It also addresses business needs and uses for disability insurance. Topics include the taxation of premiums and proceeds.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Indexed Annuity and Life Insurance Contracts (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The growth in popularity of indexed insurance products, specifically fixed indexed annuities and fixed indexed life insurance policies, has been dramatic. While these products are considered fixed contracts, the interest that is credited to these products is based on the performance of an external financial index. The basic concepts of these products may seem simple, but they are among the most complex of all insurance products. To many, they fall in the middle of the risk spectrum, between traditional fixed annuities and life insurance policies and variable annuities and variable life insurance policies. This course will explain how these products compare and contrast with their fixed counterparts. The course will also cover in detail different interest crediting methods and design characteristics of the indexed product, and the important suitability and market conduct issues related to these products.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Estate Planning Techniques: Understanding Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Special Planning Considerations, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Explore a wide range of strategies that can be used during life and after the decedent's death to accomplish estate planning objectives. This class reviews several types of trusts, the tax implications of placing property in a trust, and special planning considerations for married and non-married couples. Students will discover how buy-sell agreements can facilitate the continuation of a business and create estate liquidity, and how to use powers of attorney and advance medical directives to deal with incapacity.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and the Business of Insurance (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

This course will discuss compliance and ethics and delve into the difference between acting legally and acting ethically. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to an interactive discussion of ethical issues and guidelines regarding attitudes and specific conduct. Attendees will talk about the responsibilities that insurance and financial professionals owe to their clients and the companies they represent as well as the obligations owed to the regulators and the public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Ethics and Insurance Fraud, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

While most people who buy insurance are honest, there are those that make a business out of defrauding the insurance industry. A fraud scheme may be carried out when the insured changes the policy, when the policy is renewed, or perhaps not until a claim is made. There are often opportunities for fraud to be discovered at any of those times. Insurance producers, risk managers, loss control specialists, underwriters, and claim professionals can all play a part in combating fraud. This course will help students understand the impact of fraud and the role that they, as insurance professionals, can play in addressing it.

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Regulation in the Insurance Industry (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

Ethics are very important for financial services professionals. This course covers the basics of industry regulation and the principles of ethical market conduct. It will review industry regulations and how those regulations affect insurance companies and producers. Also discussed are the ethical standards mandated by most states and federal regulations applicable to many agents. Professional responsibilities to states, insurers, clients and the public are reviewed. The course concludes with practical steps for ethical behavior.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance and Annuities: The Effects of Income and Estate Taxation, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Most insurance and financial professionals understand the basic taxation principles regarding cash value build-up and the death benefits in life insurance and annuity contracts. Often overlooked, however, are specific rules, exceptions and conditions that may either expand or restrict the tax benefits. This course will cover how life insurance and annuities can deliver income tax benefits, issues that can cause contracts to lose their tax favored status, special tax rules for business owned life insurance policies and rules regarding tax-free exchanges. The course will also address estate taxation of life insurance and annuities.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Disability Income Insurance: Safeguarding Your Future (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed to help insurance agents recognize the probabilities of disability, the potential losses resulting from disabilities, and the need for disability income protection. The course will also help insurance agents understand individual disability income insurance as well as other sources of disability income protection such as social security, group disability income protection, and salary continuation plans. This course will address various business loss exposures and applications of disability income insurance to address these exposures. Lastly, the course will address taxation of individual disability income insurance and related options.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Ethics and the Business of Insurance (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

This course will discuss compliance and ethics and delve into the difference between acting legally and acting ethically. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to an interactive discussion of ethical issues and guidelines regarding attitudes and specific conduct. Attendees will talk about the responsibilities that insurance and financial professionals owe to their clients and the companies they represent as well as the obligations owed to the regulators and the public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Planning Strategies, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Today's retirement planning must address many dimensions and cover many needs: health care and health insurance; income and asset distribution; Social Security; and, unlike the retirement plans of years ago, continued wealth accumulation. Understand the financial concerns facing retirees, identify the products and services that would help meet those concerns, and review the ethics and market conduct requirements of serving the senior market. This class is critical as you help your clients manage their assets in retirement.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Insurance Fraud, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

While most people who buy insurance are honest, there are those that make a business out of defrauding the insurance industry. A fraud scheme may be carried out when the insured changes the policy, when the policy is renewed, or perhaps not until a claim is made. There are often opportunities for fraud to be discovered at any of those times. Insurance producers, risk managers, loss control specialists, underwriters, and claim professionals can all play a part in combating fraud. This course will help students understand the impact of fraud and the role that they, as insurance professionals, can play in addressing it.

The Ins and Outs of Group Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

This course helps insurance agents understand how group insurance works, how group insurance and employee benefits serve both the employer and employees, and how group insurance interfaces with other sources of insurance protection. The course provides an overview of group life, health, disability, and long term care insurance, as well as a review of Section 125 plans. Also addressed is the manner in which group insurance interacts with workers' compensation benefits, individual insurance coverages, Social Security benefits, and other group insurance coverage that may be carried by a spouse or domestic partner.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Disability Income Insurance, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
3

This class covers the risks and potential losses resulting from a disability, as well as the need for disability insurance. It helps producers understand the individual disability insurance policy as well as other public and private sources of disability protection. It also addresses business needs and uses for disability insurance. Topics include the taxation of premiums and proceeds.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Indexed Annuity and Life Insurance Contracts (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The growth in popularity of indexed insurance products, specifically fixed indexed annuities and fixed indexed life insurance policies, has been dramatic. While these products are considered fixed contracts, the interest that is credited to these products is based on the performance of an external financial index. The basic concepts of these products may seem simple, but they are among the most complex of all insurance products. To many, they fall in the middle of the risk spectrum, between traditional fixed annuities and life insurance policies and variable annuities and variable life insurance policies. This course will explain how these products compare and contrast with their fixed counterparts. The course will also cover in detail different interest crediting methods and design characteristics of the indexed product, and the important suitability and market conduct issues related to these products.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics and Regulation in the Insurance Industry (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
4

Ethics are very important for financial services professionals. This course covers the basics of industry regulation and the principles of ethical market conduct. It will review industry regulations and how those regulations affect insurance companies and producers. Also discussed are the ethical standards mandated by most states and federal regulations applicable to many agents. Professional responsibilities to states, insurers, clients and the public are reviewed. The course concludes with practical steps for ethical behavior.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs - Products, Distributions, and Strategies, 1st Edition, 2nd Revision (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With the retirement of the "baby boomers" well underway, understanding the options and the requirements under the laws, rules and regulations governing IRAs is becoming even more important. This course will review the features and benefits of IRA plans and the relative advantages and disadvantages of different types of IRAs and different IRA strategies. The course will place particular emphasis on distribution options and requirements, understanding transfers and rollovers under the new rules, and IRA conversions.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Beneficiary Designations - Getting it Right (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Who gets the money? A few small words can have enormous consequences, so it’s critical to be sure that beneficiary designations are done correctly. All too often the beneficiary designation is taken lightly or done with insufficient understanding of the potential problems, particularly in increasingly common situations involving blended families. In this course attendees will learn how to be sure that the beneficiary designations reflect the owners’ intention and avoid land mines that can result in funds going to the wrong person and adverse tax and probate consequences. The course will cover individual beneficiaries, minor beneficiaries, trust beneficiaries, per stirpes beneficiaries and beneficiaries for business plans. Life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans will be addressed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Estate Planning Techniques: Understanding Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Special Planning Considerations, 1st Edition, Revised (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Explore a wide range of strategies that can be used during life and after the decedent's death to accomplish estate planning objectives. This class reviews several types of trusts, the tax implications of placing property in a trust, and special planning considerations for married and non-married couples. Students will discover how buy-sell agreements can facilitate the continuation of a business and create estate liquidity, and how to use powers of attorney and advance medical directives to deal with incapacity.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Agents and Ethics, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how it creates the foundation for personal as well as professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policyowners, their states, and the general public.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Financial Strategies to Achieve Client Objectives, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

Increase your knowledge and understanding of the issues and tools involved in helping individuals accumulate and preserve financial assets. Special attention is paid to understanding client needs and goals at various stages in life, and understanding the strategies, products, and techniques to help the client achieve their goals and objectives. Specific focus will include determining needs and objectives; saving and accumulation techniques; risk and risk management; and asset allocation.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Planning for Seniors, 2nd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

The information in this course is designed for your senior clients with financial peace of mind during their senior years as they plan for their financial future. The course will address their risk management, how to deal with inflation, proper retirement plan distributions, an overview of their social security benefits, also how to analyze their retirement income, investing those retirement assets for the senior market. Lastly, the course will address taxation and market conduct in the senior market, with key resources to assist.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medicare Supplements: Closing the Coverage Gap, 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With increased life expectancy, it's likely that individuals will be enrolled in Medicare longer than expected. Yet Medicare has significant gaps in coverage that can put assets at risk. This class reviews Medicare Parts A-D, the coverage gaps, and Medicare supplements. The course discusses Medicare Select Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act. Medicare riders and the use of HSAs are examined. Participants will leave with a better understanding of Medicare eligibility, the original Medicare Plan, what services are not covered by Medicare, and how to close the Medicare coverage gaps. 

Social Security: Now and the Future? 3rd Edition (Webinar)

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

According to studies and reports that measure the preparedness for retirement, retirees over the next several years will depend heavily on Social Security Retirement benefits. As such, there will be increased pressure on financial professionals to understand the retirement benefits that Social Security will provide and to integrate these benefits into clients' retirement plans.  After a brief review of the history and development of Social Security, the course will provide in-depth discussion of all Social Security benefits, with specific emphasis on retirement and survivors benefits for eligible workers, their spouses, widows and widowers, and divorced spouses.  The course will also examine the implications of collecting retirement benefits early as well as delaying retirement benefits.  In addition, the course will cover basic benefits and recent changes to the Medicare benefit system.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance: The Basics and Then Some, 2nd Edition

$49.00
CREDIT HOURS:
General
4

With its many components and options, few financial services products offer the range and flexibility of life insurance for both business and personal planning. In this course, agents explore the types of policies and provisions within the products. You will review the fundamentals of life insurance, policy terms and designs, loans and withdrawals, underwriting and more.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Ethics for Insurance Professionals: A Practical Guide (Webinar)

$39.00
CREDIT HOURS:
Ethics
3

This class presents the concept of ethics, how it relates to the sales and service of insurance, and how ethics creates the foundation for personal and professional success. The class sets the foundation by examining ethics as a moral and legal force. It then previews the ethical responsibilities agents owe to their insurers, their policy owners, their states, and the general public. Practical issues such as the proper use of policy illustrations, replacement, and ethical sales presentations are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).