Dan Pierson

Dan Pierson

Dan Pierson is an insurance industry veteran, having run several insurance businesses and eventually selling a nationally recognized life insurance general agency. Dan started LegacyShield to help other insurance advisors grow their practices by focusing on the consumer experience.

Recent posts by Dan Pierson

Life Insurance Trends 2020

By Dan Pierson on Jul 1, 2020 8:30:00 AM

If these past few months have taught us anything, it’s that trend-forecasting is an inexact science. We’ve all known for at least the past two decades that technology would continue to change our world, seamlessly integrating itself into our daily lives until almost everything can be ordered, viewed, or accomplished digitally.

Topics: Insuretech & Technology Advisor Insights

Where We're Going: LegacyShield Founder Q&A [Part 2]

By Dan Pierson on Jun 17, 2020 8:30:00 AM

[This is part two of a two-part Q&A blog series about LegacyShield. Click here to read part one.]

Topics: Insuretech & Technology Advisor Insights

Who We Are: Q&A with Founder of LegacyShield [Part 1]

By Dan Pierson on Jun 10, 2020 8:30:00 AM

[This is part one of a two-part Q&A blog series about LegacyShield.]

Topics: Insuretech & Technology Advisor Insights

Insurance Advisor Discussion on Technology Changes

By Dan Pierson on Jun 3, 2020 8:30:00 AM

As Bob Dylan so wisely wrote, the times, they are a-changin’. While that statement was made over 50 years ago, it continues to be relevant. The most notable catalyst for these changes? Technology.

Topics: Insuretech & Technology Insurance

Why Is Selling Life Insurance a Good Career Opportunity?

By Dan Pierson on May 27, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Considering your career options? If you’ve been thinking about a career in selling life insurance, then your timing is just right. 

Topics: Business Building Insuretech & Technology

Digital Transformation in Life Insurance Is Here to Stay

By Dan Pierson on May 13, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Digital transformation has long been on the horizon for the life insurance industry, but the last several months have rapidly shifted the market. With more Americans seeking life insurance and using online tools to find it, advisors are quickly adjusting to meet new demand and digitize many of their processes.

Topics: Digital Distribution Insuretech & Technology Advisor Insights

7 Must-Know Tips for Insurance Advisors During Social Distancing

By Dan Pierson on May 6, 2020 8:30:00 AM

As a society, the current pandemic situation has given us a rare glimpse into the future of business, both as individuals and as an industry. While some people and businesses have found comfort in doing things the traditional way, mandatory social distancing has forced many of us to find innovative solutions to these new challenges. Luckily, technology has made this transition relatively easy with a variety of options that help facilitate business in a socially distant environment. Even as the pandemic eases its grip on the world, we may find ourselves re-entering a society that conducts its business a lot differently. In addition, the values and abilities that many clients look for in their financial advisors have changed faster than you can say “Zoom meeting.” Keep reading to explore 7 must-know tips for working with clients in a social distancing environment to help prepare yourself and your practice for the brave new world ahead.

Topics: Insuretech & Technology Advisor Insights

Clients Need Reassurance During Challenging Times

By Dan Pierson on Apr 8, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Choosing life insurance is a decision people often put off for years – even if they know the importance of getting a policy. It’s during challenging and uncertain times like we’re experiencing now that people are spurred to purchase or reevaluate their life insurance policies.

Topics: Best Practices Business Building Advisor Insights

Long-Term Care Planning In the Digital Age

By Dan Pierson on Mar 18, 2020 8:30:00 AM

It’s impossible to create a sound financial plan without taking your clients’ health into consideration. That’s because medical care is one of the most significant expenses they’ll need to plan for in retirement, particularly when in-home care or a nursing facility is part of the equation, which it frequently is. To mitigate the risk of having more medical care expenses than your client can afford, you’ve likely introduced the idea of investing in a Long-Term Care product solution.

Topics: Best Practices Insurance

Advisors - Find More Life Insurance Prospects Through Technology

By Dan Pierson on Feb 26, 2020 3:39:35 PM

Finding and converting prospects – we all know it’s critical to success in the life insurance industry. But prospecting is often the most difficult and time-intensive part of the sales process. With more than 40 percent of Americans not having any form of life insurance, the market is out there. And today’s marketing and sales tools make it possible to instantly connect with qualified life insurance prospects.

Topics: Best Practices Business Building Insuretech & Technology