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Sep 05, 2019, 08:15 ET Collaboration and Critical Take-Aways: John Newton Russell Award Recipient & FFR Member, Guy Baker Credits Both

First Financial Resources (FFR) congratulates its member, Dr. Guy Baker of BMI Consulting, as the 2019 recipient of National Association of Insurance ...


Aug 15, 2019, 08:15 ET Life Lessons from Skateboarding Mark First Financial Resources' Upcoming University

What can a skateboard teach you? Ask former or current skateboarding adults. The likely answer: take a chance; if you fall, get up; do it with style; ...


May 01, 2019, 11:42 ET What Keeps New Board Chair, Ernie Herrera and New Board Member, Jim Chapel with First Financial Resources?

When Ernie Herrera, president, the Herrera Group, El Paso, Texas first joined First Financial Resources, LLC (FFR) in 2008, he described it as "going ...


Mar 04, 2019, 09:10 ET Think Differently - Former Harley-Davidson Exec Ken Schmidt & Congressman Jason Chaffetz Bring Distinct Viewpoints to First Financial Resources' Marketing Symposium

"When you do or say things the same as your competitors, people stop listening" is likely a takeaway for financial advisors attending First Financial ...


Aug 02, 2018, 10:05 ET Would You Trade Typical Training for Experiential? Yes, Says First Financial Resources

What if someone invited you to attend a 2-day training session and said, "We don't want you to listen"? What would your reaction be? Puzzled or...


Mar 01, 2018, 09:15 ET FFR's Board Chairman, John McDonough Gets Inspired by FFR's Think Tank Opportunities

When John McDonough, founder and president of the Studemont Group, first joined First Financial Resources (FFR) in 2011, the main attraction was the...


Feb 15, 2018, 09:45 ET Karl Rove and Peter Ricchuiti Headline "Elevate and Launch" Focused FFR Spring Sales Symposium

A new tax law creates questions and uncertainty with clients. Coming off a record sales, revenue and retention year, First Financial Resources (FFR)...


Dec 07, 2017, 07:25 ET First Financial Resources CEO Jud Imhoff Adds Mike Webb and Charlsey Baumeier in National Headquarters Move to Tech-Savvy Irvine

Finishing a record sales and membership growth year, some companies might be satisfied to congratulate themselves. Not the case with First Financial...


Oct 20, 2017, 08:40 ET President Trump Invites Upcoming FFR Keynote Speaker to the White House

Rarely does an organization get to hear first-hand what dinner at the White House is like. That will be the case for First Financial Resources (FFR)...


Sep 14, 2017, 10:50 ET "How We Connect" - A Key Take-Away From 2017 FFR University

Until recently, Jonathan Billiot's day was filled with the "to-dos" of his job including addressing emails, case designs, and communications with...


Aug 11, 2017, 10:46 ET "Go-Direct, Keep Control" - CEO Jud Imhoff Announces 2017 FFR University

The team at First Financial Resources (FFR) has final preparations underway for the 2017 FFR University scheduled for August 21-23, 2017 at the Peséa ...


Apr 03, 2017, 10:20 ET Governor Mike Huckabee Declares the Trump Victory an "Election Disruption" At the Open of First Financial Resources' Spring Sale Symposium

When Governor Mike Huckabee took the stage to speak with First Financial Resources (FFR) two weeks before presidential elections, he declared that...


Mar 06, 2017, 04:42 ET Governor Mike Huckabee Returns for a Trump 90-Day Recap at First Financial Resources' FFR Spring Sales & Marketing Symposium

President Donald Trump will have just completed his first 90 days as U.S. president when Governor Mike Huckabee takes the microphone at First...


Feb 07, 2017, 07:00 ET First Financial Resources (FFR) Signals the Start of Its 30th Year with New Board Member, John D. Levin

Back in 1987, a group of insurance advisors sought two things: independence and control. Independence to run their business the way that best fit...


Jan 12, 2017, 07:00 ET First Financial Resources (FFR) Seeks to Improve the "Life Insurance Buying Experience" With InsMark

The "go-to tool" for explaining life insurance to a client is the sales illustration. The good news: every insurance company's illustration has the...


Oct 10, 2016, 08:47 ET Governor Mike Huckabee Headlines FFR Fall Sales & Marketing Symposium

As presidential politics fill the news cycles, First Financial Resources (FFR) members eagerly await the unique insights and perspective of Governor...


Aug 04, 2016, 11:39 ET FFR University Targets the Advisor Experience

People do business with people they like and trust. Your staff is really an extension of your brand. Social media has become today's channel for...