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Monthly Archives: January, 2014

The Big Apple Superbowl venue this year is drawing all kinds of commentary with the weather getting more than its fair share. Most of us will be sitting in front of the big screen (warm and cozy) looking forward to watching the Broncos and Seahawks in climatic comfort, and staying put during commercial breaks to critique the Superbowl ads. It makes going for drinks and munchies a challenge. Multiple sources have reported that this year a 30 second spot is averaging $4 million. Makes one wonder how stressed advertising executives are to turn out the “memorable” half minute wonder in…

The IARFC is getting ready to host the annual board meeting March 7th. Board Members from all over the US will be here to review agenda topics and make recommendations for the coming year. Those taking part are Les Anderson, Steve Bailey, Nick Royer, Jeff Rattiner, Rosilyn Overton, Jon Rogers, Hank Brock and Isabel Cooper. On March 6th, the day before the actual Friday meeting, the Board will take part in judging the semi-finalists in the National Plan Competition. Web Conferences will be set up for 6 teams. From these 6, 2-3 finalists will be chosen to present their plans…

This year the IARFC is celebrating 30 years of service – a milestone that we are marking with a special section in the Register. For every issue we will be including an article call PEARLS. You may not know this but a pearl is the traditional gift for a thirty year anniversary – thus an appropriate name for our Register section. For the Jan/Feb issue, we asked Les Anderson, RFC President, how increased customer awareness in the past 30 years changed the way financial advisors do business? The “veil of secrecy” has been lifted. Never before has so much advice…