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ExeCorner with Wendy Waugaman

  Wade Dokken: Well, good afternoon everybody. This is Wade Dokken, President of WealthVest, and we’re very fortunate today we have Wendy Waugaman who is CEO of American Equity, formally, both Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel. Wendy, obviously, is both an Attorney and CPA and she now runs what is clearly the fastest growing […]

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ExeCorner with Patrick Foley

Wade Dokken, president of WealthVest Marketing, discusses with Patrick Foley, the president of Genworth Worldwide Distribution Company, the future of Genworth and Genworth’s exciting entrance into the Fixed Index Annuity marketplace.   Wade: Hello everybody, this is Wade Dokken, President of WealthVest Marketing. In a continuing series on our Executive Corner we are incredibly fortunate […]

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ExeCorner with Earl Pomeroy

Wade Dokken, president of WealthVest Marketing, and Earl Pomeroy, former U.S. Representative for North Dakota speak about the future of Medicare in the United States.   Wade Dokken: Well, I think we are live. For everybody out there – and I see it’s a pretty huge turnout today – it’s really a privilege. We created […]

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ExeCorner with Tom Burns of Allianz

On this episode of ExeCorner Wade Dokken, president of WealthVest Marketing, speaks with Tom Burns, Chief Distribution Officer for Allianz, and Matt Gray, Product Actuary for the Allianz Preferred product, about Allianz’s financial stability and the design behind the Allianz Preferred product. Login

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Executive Corner with Tom Burns

Thursday, September 29, 2011, at 1:00 PM EDT Join Wade Dokken, co-president of WealthVest Marketing, and Tom Burns, Chief Distribution Officer of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North American, for an episode of Executive Corner. Topic The new Allianz 360SM product and its 360SM benefit rider. Tom and Wade will also discuss the industry landscape […]

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American Tax Rates and The Challenge of Getting to a Balanced Budget

Both sides of Capital Hill are now engaged in a serious conversation about the long-term dilemma of our current level of defense spending, taxation, entitlement spending and discretionary spending.   There is no reasonable way to solve this long term problem without a head-on addressing of the issues. Mother Jones has a fascinating description of […]

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Indexed Annuities Hit Sales Records

This just in from the Annuity New Journal AnnuitySpecs.com ran a study regarding the status of indexed annuities, referred to as the Indexed Sales and Market Report. A total of 39 different carriers provided information for the study. This was the 54th edition of the report. This means that the study obtained data from 99 […]

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Obama’s Deficit Commission

In February of last year, the Obama administration used an executive order to create a bi-partisan council of 18 members, with the hopes of creating meaningful solutions to help the nation restore fiscal order.  The council is called the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.  There have been many commissions like this in the […]

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Inflation or Deflation

The United States may be heading perilously close towards a period of deflation. While we have been experiencing disinflation since the housing bubble burst, the effects haven’t been full blown. If the deflation spirals out of control, the United States could experience a hindering major liquidity trap, or a liquidity trap is a Keynesian theory […]

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Immigration: America’s Retirement Secret Weapon

One of the largest assets that America possesses that Europe does not is a young vibrant work force. The demographic forces of an aging population places a huge strain on social welfare institutions. Right now Europe has an extensive and comprehensive safety net. It rests on a strict philosophical adherence of what they consider to […]

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