How to Prepare for Truth Training in Salt Lake City

Whether you’ve been to a dozen Truth Trainings, or you’re gearing up for your first, it’s tricky to know just what you’ll need to be prepared. As with any business trip, you can forget some of the small things. Sometimes, there may be “hacks” you had never even considered. Today, we’re giving you an insider’s look at how to best prepare for a Truth Training. With these tips and tricks, you’ll leave nothing up to chance. Tips to Prepare for Truth Training in Salt Lake City 1. Choose Your Hotel

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How to Set Up Dual Screens for Greater Productivity

We’ve shared before the benefits of using two (or more) screens when you’re working. In fact, Todd himself uses more than three screens. Yet without the technological know-how, setting up dual screens can be daunting. Fortunately, it’s easier than it seems. We want to help you be as productive as you can be, so we created this post to help you get set-up on more than one screen with as little hassle as possible.  Why You Should Have Dual Screens Dual screens help boost productivity primarily because they increase the

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Truth Tip, Life Insurance Values

Importing illustrations into Life Insurance Values properly is essential to getting the most from the Truth Concepts software. The importing process will look different from carrier to carrier. Some insurance carriers will export illustrations into a PDF, some will export into an Excel spreadsheet. No matter how the insurance company operates, there’s a way to import your illustrations. Supported Companies for Importing Illustrations Currently, only certain file-types of illustrations are supported. It’s important to note which is which, so you can import illustrations with ease. Here are the carriers and

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A New Way to Calculate Opportunity Cost in Loan Analysis

If you use the Loan Analysis calculator, you’re likely familiar with the “Loan View” provision. This enables you to do a side-by-side comparison of two loans, or view each loan individually. In the latest update of the Truth Concepts software, you’ll now see a third button: “Opportunity Cost.”  The function of this button is to more clearly show what Todd has demonstrated in his comparison of a 15-year vs. 30-year mortgage. That is, you cannot separate the analysis from the time value of money.  In previous demonstrations, Todd has used

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Get the Most from Truth Concepts Tools

Are you getting the most out of your Truth Concepts tools? Let’s take a tour of the tools, and how to use them to optimize the effectiveness of your illustrations. Income Tax Chart The income tax chart can be useful for several reasons. The first and most obvious use of this tool is to know which tax bracket to use for your clients. The second use is to help discuss taxes with your clients. For many, taxes are more abstract than they should be–after all, taxes aren’t in school curriculums.

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