The PIU Communicator Library

Income Protection: Important for Professionals, Critical for Pilots - 08/06/2018

I often speak about the importance of income protection, or disability insurance (whichever title resonates more with you), as the hidden gem beneath all successful financial plans. Income protection is the platform on which your financial pyramid sits; it’s the fundamental layer that holds everything intact. If you think about everything you pay for in […]

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On to the Next Chapter - 1/15/2018

For years, [the Disability Insights column in Broker World Magazine] has been a devotion and a sincere reflection of the passion for disability insurance held by the great W. Harold Petersen.  I know Harold has deeply enjoyed his tenure, sharing his unfathomable knowledge and remarkable insights to the relatively misunderstood and often overlooked world of […]

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Who Amongst Us Has Evaded Disablement? - 06/26/2017

I volunteer to go first. Privileged I feel in the fact that I have been spared the physical discomfort and the financial anguish of not being able to perform the duties of my occupation except in three cases throughout my 69 year old career. The First Time At the age of 33, I mysteriously became […]

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How Important Is Disability Insurance…Really? - 05/08/2017

The answer is quite simple and straightforward. It is far and away the most important piece of insurance that every working American should own. So why then is there such an extreme emphasis in this country on other products like medical insurance and life insurance while DI sales fail in comparison? Don’t get me wrong, […]

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The Month of May - 05/02/2017

As you may or may not know, May is national Disability Insurance Awareness Month. Hurray! Huzzah! For some of you, the next 30 days will be a whirlwind of everything disability and centered on income protection. Promotions, conferences, symposiums, webinars, group enrollments and individual sales. For many others, the month of May is just like […]

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Even Great Executives Need Disability Insurance Advice - 04/25/2017

I recall the Los Angeles Times newspaper carrying an article with the headline: “Executive On Leave Since Injury.” The article was of local and national importance because it involved the CEO of a large national company that provides many jobs in several major cities. The firm is a stable older firm that has been pressured […]

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