The PIU Communicator Library

The DI Coach Podcast – Tom Petersen - 05/17/2021

Please enjoy the following recording of Petersen International’s own Tom Petersen as a special guest of Chris Carlson on a recent episode of the DI Coach Podcast.  Their frank and enlightening discussion hits on various topics including the future of the Lloyd’s marketplace, conducting profitable business during a hard market and current trends of the […]

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DI for Professional Aviators - 04/06/2021

Disability income protection is absolutely imperative to professional aviators.  Whether a pilot flies for a commercial outfit or private corporation, is self-employed as a crop duster or does firefighting from a helicopter, the reality of disablement exists among every class of aviator.  Due to accident or illness, there is always an imminent threat of short-term […]

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Insuring One’s Body - 10/28/2020

Two weeks ago, my lovely wife gave birth to our first child; a little boy weighing in at just over seven pounds and twenty inches in length. He is perfect (at least from a biased father’s perspective), and he came into the world screaming and healthy. What a miracle it was to behold. I became immediately aware of […]

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When It Comes to DI, More Is Certainly Better - 06/16/2020

Supplemental, high-limit disability benefits have been available to higher-income clientele for decades.  Excess disability plans are traditionally sold on an individual basis.  However, in recent years, excess disability products have become available in the multi-life and group guaranteed-issue markets, providing the advantageous ability to reduce or even eliminate underwriting altogether while at the same time […]

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Making up for Lost Time - 05/18/2020

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, the business world as we know it has changed – at least temporarily.  Our friends and colleagues in London continually report that the financial and insurance districts in the city are mostly shutdown and the office buildings remain quite empty.  But human lives and businesses are adaptable as most financial […]

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Simplified-Issue Individual Disability Insurance - 05/12/2020

Like life insurance products, disability programs come in many different shapes and sizes designed to fit varying client needs and budgets.  But acquiring sufficient amounts of DI can be challenging and time consuming to both broker and client alike.  That is never more true than it is today, especially in the current COVID-19 climate when […]

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