A blog about Medicare. What you and your employees need to know
An Advisor Spotlight:
NV Director of Healthcare
& Retirement Planning
Author: Lora Drummond
Medicare Transition Specialist
This week meet American Retirement Advisors
NV Director of Healthcare & Retirement Planning
Featured on this series episode: Meet a Floridian, from a financial services family business who has been in the industry for over 38 years. Find out why he moved to Las Vegas and how his experience and his mission led him to run our Nevada office.
Marc Frye is joining us via American Retirement Advisors and 123Easy Medicare.
College provided the backdrop for Marc Frye’s interest in photography where he flourished for many years as a commercial photographer. However unexpectedly, as his father’s business in the insurance industry grew, Marc’s interest in the family business grew too. An opportunity to provide more financial guidance to people came with a relocation to Las Vegas and a reunion with college roommate David Schaeffer. Marc agreed with David’s shared vision of helping people uniquely- unbiased. By listening to people’s needs and not limiting them to carrier-branded sales.
Marc now leads the American Retirement Advisors office in Las Vegas and the carrier-agnostic non-bias philosophy of helping people over-65 expanded. Marc’s eye for detail helps thousands of people see all their options when it comes to retirement planning and learning the basics of Medicare planning.
The advisors of 123easyMedicare and American Retirement Advisors are poised to help people over 65, nationwide, navigate retirement to meet each individual’s personal needs.
We think Marc is someone you should get to know!
American Retirement Advisors specializes in comprehensive retirement planning, featuring client-focused services. They concentrate on four major cornerstones of retirement which include:
- healthcare planning,
- long-term care planning,
- legacy and life planning,
- and retirement income planning.
The team uses a holistic fiduciary approach to build a retirement plan around your life’s journey. They utilize every available financial vehicle to optimize a plan’s potential. Liquidity, certainty guarantees, tactical management, and systematic reviews adjust and safeguard a plan from life’s unexpected challenges.
The team expanded with offering educational opportunities by creating a family of 123 Easy Workshop websites. Each educational product carries the goal of sharing the American American Retirement Advisors’ holistic approach and research process for everyone to learn.
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