The Advisor's View of Long-Term Care Planning

Tom Riekse Jr

Tom Riekse, Jr., ChFC, CEBS is the Managing Director of LTCI Partners. He has been working in the long-term care insurance business since 1991 with an emphasis on communicating the value of LTC planning to advisors, employers and consumers. He has primary responsibility for all marketing and technology initiatives at LTCI Partners, and has worked closely with carriers and vendors to make LTC Insurance easier to sell and enroll. Tom received his undergraduate degree in from Hope College, Holland Michigan. He subsequently achieved his MBA at the University of Illinois at Chicago, with a concentration in finance and marketing. He holds the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Wharton School and his Chartered Financial Consultant from the American College.

Recent Posts

Are fears of rate increases on new LTC Insurance policies overblown?

on Jun 28, 2018 1:58:15 PM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 0 Comments | ltc insurance long term care
  Traditional Long-term care insurance sales have been trending down since the turn of the century despite the favorable demographics of an aging population who needs to plan. There are many theories...
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Designing an "affordable" linked LTC Insurance policy

on May 24, 2018 3:17:47 PM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 1 Comment | Sales Tips Linked Benefits Long-term care planning long term care
  There are many advantages to hybrid life/LTC plans - a death benefit in case LTC benefits aren't used, premium guarantees and return of premium provisions. For people who aren't convinced they'll...
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The 3 biggest stories for financial advisors from the 2018 Intercompany LTC Insurance Conference

Every year in the Spring long-term care insurance industry representatives, government regulators, insurance professionals and academics meet  for the annual Intercompany LTC Insurance conference....
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"Point of Need" LTC plans - what are they and how do they work?

on Mar 16, 2018 9:06:00 AM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 2 Comments | Long-term care planning
  Millions of Americans had the foresight to purchase either traditional standalone or hybrid life/ltc plans and are benefiting from the policies.  For those who never bought coverage, however, there...
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How will the new federal tax and budget deals affect LTC Insurance?

on Feb 20, 2018 12:04:58 PM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 2 Comments |
The combination of increased federal spending and tax cuts could have a substantial impact on the cost of home health care and long-term care insurance. Here are some of the ways in which the changes...
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