Charlie Gipple, CLU®, ChFC® is known throughout the financial services industry and the media as one of the foremost educators and thought leaders in the areas of financial planning, retirement planning, life insurance and long-term care. He has conducted hundreds of agent and client educational seminars over the last two decades; ranging from small 1/1 sessions to large national meetings such as the Million Dollar Round Table, Top of the Table. As a former executive of various insurance companies, he is a sought-after keynote speaker for many types of events and topics and has also appeared on thestreet.com and AMBest TV. He is currently a financial columnist with Broker World; one of the foremost publications in the industry for life insurance, annuities and long-term care.
Charlie has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter® and Chartered Financial Consultant® designations and also holds the FINRA Series 66 (Investment Advisor representative) and Series 7 securities registrations*. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance from the University of Northern Iowa.
Charlie was born in Atlantic, Iowa and went to high school in Corning, Iowa. He has been married to Noelle Gipple for almost twenty years and has two sons; Seth (12) and Matthew (8), who love basketball.
Charlie discusses the value of indexed annuities in retirement planning and what consumers may benefit from them.