today's consumers need unbiased financial guidance that considers their individual family situation, health financing needs and assets in order to develop a plan that adequately addresses their increased longevity
Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 24, 2005
USA Insurance Marketing (USAIM) Inc. a national distribution network of Long-Term Care insurance professionals, recently endorsed the professional designation of RFG (Registered Financial Gerontologist) created by the American Institute of Financial Gerontolgy (AIFG), The American Society on Aging (ASA) and Widner University.
With over 2,000 professional insurance agents, specializing in insurance products for America's older population contracted through USA Insurance Marketing, the company has researched many professional designations.
Howard Passman, Sr. VP of USAIM said this is one of the very few professional designations for financial service representatives and other individuals involved with older Americans that has been created by recognizable, credible and accredited institutions.
The American Institute of Financial Gerontology (AIFG) provides unparalleled continuing education and confers the Registered Financial Gerontologist (RFG) designation to professionals who advise older consumers and their families.
Dr. John Migliaccio, AIFG's CEO stated that, "today's consumers need unbiased financial guidance that considers their individual family situation, health financing needs and assets in order to develop a plan that adequately addresses their increased longevity". In response to this growing demand, the American Society on Aging, http://www.asaging.org, and Widener University have combined resources to establish AIFG.
The spring 2005 program has been scheduled to coincide with the Joint Conference of the ASA and the NCOA, to be held in Philadelphia, March 9th through March 12, 2005. USA Insurance Marketing will contribute a total of $250.00 towards the Registered Financial Gerontology professional designation for new agents contracting to sell Long-Term Care insurance through its company. More information can be found at the AIFG website at http://www.aifg.org.
Mr. Passman who holds the RFG designation and is also an AIFG faculty member, recently told Financial Planners, Attorneys and Insurance Agents at a regional seminar that the nation's "baby boomers" will seek out financial service representatives and advisors who specialize in financing longevity.
USA Insurance Marketing, (USAIM) was established in 1991 and has grown to one of the largest Managing General Agencies in the nation specializing in Long-Term Care insurance with contact to a national field force of over 12,000 agents of which over 2,000 are contracted directly with USAIM. The company provides insurance companies with qualified distribution, recruitment, training and education protocols for appointed representatives.
USAIM also provides turnkey operations for LTC insurance for affinity and employer groups as well as other financial services groups, i.e. banks, stock brokerages.The USA Insurance Marketing website can be browsed at http://www.usaim.com.