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Success Stories in the Insurance and Financial Services Industry

By David Lahoud on 10/14/21 1:48 PM

As a recent college graduate, after having attended the third Future Leaders meeting out of four on October 6, I gained insight into a career in financial services for undergraduates. There are many fields that are unfamiliar to students attending college, making it hard for them to make choices on what they wish to specialize in. NAIFA's Future Leaders series helps bridge that gap in knowledge by explaining more about the financial sector of jobs.

Topics: College Careers in Financial Services
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From Student to Professional: A Pathway to a Career in Insurance and Financial Services

By David Lahoud on 10/12/21 1:11 PM

As a recent college graduate, after having attended the second Future Leaders meeting out of four on September 29, it provided insight into a career in financial services for undergraduates. There are many fields that are unknown to many students attending college, making it hard for them to make choices on what they wish to specialize in. This event helps bridge that gap in knowledge by explaining more about the financial sect of jobs.

Topics: College Careers in Financial Services
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Future Leaders Provides Insight into a Career in Financial Services for Undergraduates

By David Lahoud on 9/29/21 4:28 PM

As a recent college graduate, after having attended the first Future Leaders meeting out of four on September 22, and it provides insight into a career in financial services for undergraduates. There are many fields that are unknown to many students attending college, making it hard for them to make choices on what they wish to specialize in. This event helps bridge that gap in knowledge by explaining more about the financial sect of jobs.

Topics: College Careers in Financial Services
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Why You Need Life Insurance For College Funding

By Mark Briscoe on 2/22/21 9:58 AM

If you have children or are planning to start a family in the future, you must be aware of higher education costs. If you have not yet adopted a saving plan, you might get yourself caught up in limbo. But do you know life insurance can be used as a funding source for your children's college fees? Yes, other than funds from your spouse's premature death, life insurance has a saving component known as cash value. This feature of life insurance gives an allowance of portions of your premiums to be invested.

Topics: Life Insurance Financial Planning Planning in Advance Benefits College
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Life Insurance and Education Goals Go Hand in Hand

By NAIFA on 2/22/21 9:52 AM

The thought of financing college for your child can be overwhelming. The cost for a state university is prohibitive for the average family. Private universities' annual costs can rival your salary. Most families with young children probably haven't even begun to consider these costs -- they are too busy putting food on the table and paying for their home. But the early years are a great time to begin planning for future educational expenses.

Topics: Annuities Life Insurance Education College
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College Financial Aid During The Pandemic

By NAIFA on 11/23/20 11:40 AM

Financial aid is an essential part of the college experience.  According to the National Center For Education Statistics, 85% of undergraduates in the US were awarded financial aid in the 2016/2017 school year. However, in the age of COVID-19, many students are worried that income changes may impact their ability to pay for school. Here are a few tips to navigate the unchartered territory many colleges students find themselves in for the 2020/2021 school year.

Topics: Financial Planning Strategy Financial Security Future Leaders University College Higher Education
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Funding in COVID-19: Resources to Support Higher Education

By NAIFA on 11/19/20 11:12 AM

Nearly 15 million students are enrolled in fall semester classes throughout the United States this year. Approximately 72 percent of those students have received at least some form of financial aid according to the Washington Post. Those who do not receive financial aid will need to file a Free Application For Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, form to receive funding. That form is a lifeline to many students not able to pay for their higher education otherwise. This begs the question: What are people whose incomes have been damaged by COVID-19 supposed to do now?

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