Nov. 20, 2014
By Dan Kraft, Vice President, Product and Innovation

HiRes_KevinInsurance carriers continue to flood the market with myriad new or enhanced product offerings. As the healthcare landscape has changed in recent years, consumers are struggling to make sense of these possible solutions that claim to better protect them and their loved-ones when unexpected events occur or help them recover from the associated financial impacts. Most of these products, however, tend not to address what consumers really expect, want or need. Nor do these offerings help solve for the consumers most urgent and pressing problems. This creates a gap between the consumer’s desired state and the realities of what is available in the current market.

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Nov. 13, 2014
By Dan Johnson, Vice President, Sales and Marketing

retirement Coin box pink pig and handTo borrow from an article that I came across on LinkedIn, there are simply some things where it’s not worth it to cut corners. Among these are toilet paper, laser eye surgery and life insurance. I tend to agree; but surprisingly, in an era where there is endless amounts of information and countless products to choose from, too many consumers are selling themselves short when it comes to life insurance protection.

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Nov. 6, 2014

tmk-100-yearsPeople purchase Critical Illness insurance to cope with the risks of dealing with an unforeseen illness. That’s certainly no secret, but how well do current products meet this need for consumers? In an article on Benefitspro, Trustmark executives discuss how their findings revealed shortcomings in the Critical Illness market and the necessity for change.

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Nov. 3, 2014

ThomasHunter-JamesTrustmark is excited to welcome Thomas Hunter-James as our new Regional Sales Director for the state of Georgia. As stated in our recent press release, Thomas will help to develop and implement custom voluntary benefit solutions for our Georgia partners from his office in Powder Springs, GA.

Thomas is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Mechanical engineering. Having already spent 13 years working in the industry, we’re excited to have his experience and enthusiasm as part of the Trustmark team.

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Oct. 30, 2014

BCAM ProfileAs Breast Cancer Awareness Month winds to an end, we wanted to take one last quick opportunity to remind you to help spread the word. Prevention is key to help catch early warning signs and we’ve tried to share some of that information and more through our social channels. Breast Cancer Awareness hits home for us because of the people we serve and the products that we provide. So with the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month just around the corner, we invite you to be a part of the conversation and share information in the fight against breast cancer today.

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Oct. 28, 2014

payslipThe Florida House of Representatives has updated the sales guidelines regarding recommendations to surrender a life insurance policy.

If an agent recommends an annuity or life insurance policy containing cash value and do not recommend that the proceeds from the surrender be used to fund or purchase another annuity or life insurance policy a form must be provided to the policy owner.

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