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March 20, 2014 | The Wealth Channel Magazine

Women’s Center Update

The State Farm Center for Women and Financial Services at The American College hosted its second Women’s Leadership Breakfast at the 2013 Knowledge Summit in Las Vegas. More than 100 female students from The College attended this inspirational event. The program was filled with great insight from some of our industry’s female leaders.

September 22, 2013 | The Wealth Channel Magazine

Women’s Center Update

The State Farm Center for Women and Financial Services at The American College hosted its second annual Women’s Leadership Academy (WLA) Summit April 17-19, 2013, at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine, Texas. During the WLA Summit, participants engaged in coursework, listened to keynote speakers and panelists, and exchanged insightful ideas while networking with one another.

March 20, 2013 | The Wealth Channel Magazine

A Faculty Member’s Perspective of Change

By: Craig W. Lemoine

Financial Planning techniques and tools are constantly changing. Taxes, insurance products, compliance environments, investment options and risk measures are always in a state of flux. Recommendations used to help clients
meet their goals today must be constantly monitored, adjusted and occasionally discarded entirely to ensure client goals will be met in the future.

March 20, 2013 | The Wealth Channel Magazine

Lizzie the Learner

By: Heather L. Davis

Nobel Prize-winning author William Butler Yeats once said, “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” And often, in the insurance and financial services industry, when you meet an up-and-comer or rising star, you notice a difference in the dedication to his or her career. You see that spark.

May 10, 2012 | Small Biz Advisor

Employees are Unprepared for a Disability

The likelihood of life-altering disability affecting your clients’ employees is greater than you—and they—think. And employees aren’t prepared for it. A new study revealed five trends about disabilities, their risks, and related consequences.

April 20, 2012 | The Wall Street Journal

Voices: Mary Quist-Newins, On Advisers and Women

By: Mary Quist-Newins

Women own nearly half of the nation’s privately held wealth today, and they are expected to own two-thirds by 2030. Are you prepared to counsel this growing market population? In this article, Mary Quist-Newins provides some useful tips to consider when dealing with female professional clients.

September 22, 2011 | The Wealth Channel Magazine

Centers of Activity

In 2011, State Farm® made a generous donation to The American College, enabling the creation of a new State Farm® Center for Women and Financial Services. The Center’s vision is to be the nation’s leading authority on the economic issues and opportunities of American women, both as providers and consumers of financial products and services.

September 22, 2011 | The Wealth Channel Magazine

Women Need to Think Beyond Today

By: Karen Wimbish

Let’s just come out and say it: Many women say they aren’t prepared for retirement. Because women are statistically more likely to live longer and to leave the job market and reenter it years later, they are less likely to have enough saved for retirement. That’s definitely a double whammy.

March 11, 2011 | Daily Finance

Five Ways Women Sabotage Their Financial Futures

By: Sheryl Nance-Nash

Mary Quist-Newins is quoted in this article speaking about why women are reluctant to take action to secure their financial futures.

January 6, 2011 | USA Weekend

Life Insurance: Why You Need it

By: Sharon Epperson

Mary Quist-Newins is quoted in this article speaking about how to go about finding the right insurance policy.

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