Apr 19, 2022
David E. Appel is Managing Partner at Appel Insurance Advisors, LLC, a company that helps individual, family, and corporate clients worldwide obtain “People InsuranceTM”. For over 30 years, David has maintained a successful and service-oriented practice that focuses on generation-to-generation wealth transfer. He is the author of Buy Your Tomorrows Today, a book that outlines the secrets to establishing a life insurance portfolio. David is a former President of NAIFA Boston and serves as a risk advisor for the Insurance Fiduciary Network, a fiduciary dedicated to providing advice that serves clients’ best interests.
David joins us today to discuss insurance risk management and his philosophy on assessing and meeting insurance needs. He recounts how he started his career in the insurance industry and describes how Appel Insurance Advisors has grown and changed over the years. He also highlights what financial advisors need to know when dealing with risk management and life insurance products and explains why many people stop themselves from accomplishing what they want in life.
“Too many of us stop and don’t fulfill what we want to just because we think we need to do it 100% perfect. We just need to get 80% there, and that’s already more than what most people do.” - David Appel
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