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Tips & Processes to Manage Your Practice In This Virtual Environment with Al Caicedo (Ep. 22)



In the last couple of years, there has been a shift in businesses, creating an abundance of advisors working virtually. 

But it is not as easy as it may seem. To successfully manage a virtual business, you must stand out from the crowd.

In this episode, Jeremy Houser speaks with Al Caicedo, president, and owner of CKS Summit Group. Al shares different strategies advisors can incorporate when switching to an online platform and the personalization they need to create a loyal customer base. 

Al discusses: 

  • The importance of incorporating webinars and video messaging within your practice 
  • The truth about trust, ego, and commitment when it comes to building and maintaining a business in this virtual environment 
  • How to keep your clients informed without throwing them an abundance of oversaturated information
  • Ways to personalize your relationship with your clients 
  • And more!

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Al Caicedo is the president and owner of CKS Summit Group. Al’s focus is to help his clients enjoy their lifestyle beyond the workplace and into their retirement years. He educates and enables them to come to understand for themselves the financial path they should follow. He has spent twenty years helping clients protect and preserve their assets. His safe money strategies helped clients save millions of dollars during the latest market collapse.




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A Mid-Year Review: Here’s How Advisors Can Continue Growing (Ep. 21)



While gaining outreach in such a saturated market can be extremely challenging, this year has been very prosperous for advisors.  

This week, Jeremy Houser details ways to continue that growth for the remainder of this year and the years to come. 

Jeremy highlights the role of innovation, creativity, and even time off when it comes to business growth and the ever-changing and uncertain marketplace. Through the use of technology, Jeremy outlines ways you can keep your clients up to date on market trends while allowing your business to elevate its marketing efforts.

Jeremy discusses: 

  • The importance of vacation time and the value of setting realistic expectations with clients 
  • Reasons advisors shouldn’t be afraid of changes and challenges 
  • Important marketing tidbits for advisors 
  • Balancing remote work to keep up with clients 
  • And more!

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Annexus: Your Innovative Annuities & Insurance Solutions Platform with Ron Shurts (Ep. 20)



Advisors, it’s no secret that the annuity industry has substantially grown this year. 

So what better month to discuss annuities than June, which is Annuity Awareness Month? 

In this episode, Jeremy Houser is joined by Ron Shurts, entrepreneur and co-founder of Annexus. Ron talks about his path into the financial industry while detailing how Annexus has expanded within the annuities and insurance field. This expansion has allowed the firm to be named the “Annuity Innovator of the Year” for three years in a row.

Ron discusses: 

  • His beginnings in the financial services arena and the challenges he faced during the process
  • How Annexus provides annuities and insurance solutions to advisors and their clients
  • The secret sauce that makes the company set the standard for the industry
  • Changes and projections for the Fixed Index Annuity (FIA) space
  • And more!

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Ron Shurts is an entrepreneur and the co-Founder of Annexus, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based company dedicated to designing and marketing innovative products that help people grow and protect their retirement savings. With his partner Don Dady, they’ve built a reputation for developing new business strategies and forging partnerships with industry thought leaders, leading insurance carriers Nationwide, Athene, and Securian, as well as some of the world’s largest investment banks, including J.P. Morgan, UBS, Zebra Capital Management, Barclays, Merrill Lynch, etc.




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3. The Independent Advisor: AMP sit down with Tim



If you’re open to new ideas and looking to move your business forward, that’s the first step in making positive change happen in your business.

In this episode, Jeremy Houser speaks with Tim Whisler CRPC®, CLTC® president and founder of The Whisler Agency. Tim shares his direct experiences in the Advisor Mentorship Program and how he has been able to utilize the system to grow his business.

Tim discusses: 

  • Why the past year was a record year for his business
  • Resources that are helping him double his business in 2021
  • Two challenges he struggles with as he’s growing his business
  • What drives him to help people retire safely and give them protection
  • How his prospects find him through his marketing
  • And more

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Tim Whisler: Tim is the president and founder of The Whisler Agency, an independent and comprehensive financial services firm. His mission statement is “to provide retirees and soon-to-be retirees with a greater sense of confidence about their retirement plan.” Tim holds the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM designation and the Certified in Long-Term Care designation. These advanced studies provide him the additional knowledge to help effectively evaluate your financial situation and design a retirement plan tailored for you.