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 May 2011  
MSM Master of Science in Management Is an accredited master's degree in leadership your ticket to advancement?

Unlike a broad MBA program, the focused MSM is designed for students who have already demonstrated a high level of competency in the practical applications of their chosen fields. This program provides those outstanding professionals with the education and skills to be highly effective leaders.

"Technically competent individuals are everywhere," said Glenn Boseman, DBA, CLF®, CLU®, Dean of The American College's Irwin Graduate School. "But leaders are rare. What many professionals don't fully understand is that leadership can be learned, and the MSM program is specifically designed to give participants that extremely valuable skillset."

Save Your Place Now for Our October 3rd Program Start!

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The Healthcare Consultant Popular healthcare courses start up again in July – reserve your seat today!

We have continued to add class sections of these popular new courses and spaces go fast. The next sessions begin:
  • July 5 - Essentials of Healthcare Reform (HS 345)
  • July 7 - The Healthcare Consultant (HS 346)
Advisors working in the environment of healthcare reform need to understand how to move to a healthcare consulting model, including all of the impacts of state and federal law. The popular new 10-week webinar course, The Healthcare Consultant -- gives you the practical tools you need. "These courses are essential to those looking to navigate the new landscape brought forth by the healthcare reform act," says Arthur Tacchino, JD, Assistant Professor of Health Insurance at The College. "This is extremely important for me in the course of my business" says AGIS Advisor and HS 345 student.

To reserve your seat, call 888.795.6306 Today!


Trave and Learn Cruise Travel & learn cruise - South America

15 Nights: March 11 - 26, 2012
For this, our 16th annual alumni cruise, we have arranged an incredible group price with continuing education on the stunning Celebrity Infinity, a Millennium Class ship that will tempt you with luxurious staterooms and suites, world class dining, nightly entertainment and a spa that is without peer.

The mystique of South America is unrivalled, and many have said "some day I want to see the breathtaking beauty of Chile, Peru, Ecuador and beyond." Best of all, we will spend a full day exploring The Panama Canal, one of the engineering wonders of the world; if you have seen it before, rapid changes are underway; and if you have never taken this journey, you will explore the most strategic naval gateway in the world.

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The Wealth Channel Magazine Download the NEW issue of The Wealth Channel magazine directly to your iPad & iPhone!

We are pleased to announce a new app for The Wealth Channel magazine. It provides all the readability of the print version, and takes advantage of the interactive features available on a touch screen, multi-media device.

This issue covers:
  • Clients, Cloud Computing and CTOs
    by Craig Lemoine, CFP®
  • An Employer Bright Side to Healthcare Reform?
    by Arthur Tacchino, JD
  • Time for Disability Income Insurance?
    by Bob Herum, MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®, RHU®, REBC®
  • Leveraging Technology to Build Customer Value in 2011
    by Matt Henry
  • You Can Make a Paperless Office Happen
    by Donald F. White, CLU®, ChFC®, AEP
  • And More!
Click here to download from the iTunes store.

The Wealth Channel: Retiremtnt New retirement income videos available for your clients

In celebration of National Retirement Week, The New York Life Center for Retirement Income and The Wealth Channel collaborated on developing retirement videos aimed directly at consumers. Feel free to view these videos by clicking below and pass the links along. Stay tuned to The Wealth Channel for new videos posted daily, and to the New York Life Center for Retirement Income for detailed videos on all things related to retirement planning.

Knowledge Summit 2011 VEGASKnowledge Summit 2011 VEGAS Is the biggest risk for the U.S. unsustainable levels of debt?

Almost sold out! Join us in Las Vegas to hear what Alan Simpson (Co-chair of Debt Commission) says about reversing the current trend. Our 3-day Knowledge Summit in fabulous Las Vegas, June 9-11, 2011 at Caesars Palace, will gather the best thought leaders and speakers in the industry to help excel your career. Join us and be a part of a rewarding professional experience.

Distinguished speakers:
  • Alan Simpson: Former U.S. Senator (R-WY) speaking about "The New Republican Congress and the Changing of the Guard in America: What Can We Expect?"
  • Major General Vincent E. Boles (U.S. Army-retired) speaking about "The Dynamics of 21st Century Leadership"
  • Joe Jordan speaking about "Living a Life of Significance"
  • Meryl Comer with "A Wake-Up Call for Baby Boomers: The Dark Side of Longevity"
Other Knowledge Summit spotlights include:
  • Autographed copies of Joe Jordan's new book, Life of Significance, will be provided complimentary to all attendees, courtesy of our Alumni Association
  • Earning CE credits
  • Exploring the sights of Vegas
  • Attending a special commencement ceremony
Visit TheAmericanCollege.edu/Summit2011 or call 888-347-4185 to learn more, register and receive updates about this exceptional opportunity.

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6th Annual African American Conference Join us for the 6th Annual African American Conference in Atlanta, GA

The American College is pleased to host the sixth annual Conference for African American Financial Professionals in partnership with MetLife, the founding and presenting sponsor, and Northwestern Mutual, the Platinum Sponsor. Once again leading companies from across the financial services industry will come together to help promote the education and advancement of African American financial professionals during this unique industry event. Attendees will hear from renowned speakers, participate in interactive workshops and network with producers at every stage of their career.

The Conference will be at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, in Atlanta, GA, from August 16-17. Sign up below to receive more information when it becomes available:
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PACE Please be sure to renew your designation(s) by 12/31/2011

The 2010-2011 PACE Designation Renewal Guidelines and Renewal Form are available to download on our website, TheAmericanCollege.edu/PACE.

Still need credits? Expand your business by applying and working towards another designation through The American College. Consider taking additional courses in business planning succession, retirement income, philanthropy, estate planning, or leadership. We offer a wide variety of designations and certificates to help you succeed. And remember, all coursework done through The College satisfies CE requirements for PACE.

For information, please call 888-263-7265.
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