April 2012

April 19
Top Financial Representative, Kerry Hemphill, Affiliates with John Hancock Financial Network

Kerry W. Hemphill, AIF, LUTCF, principal of Creative Benefit Concepts, has affiliated with Signature Financial Partners, LLC, a member of John Hancock Financial Network (JHFN). This recent affiliation was announced by Bruce D. Harrington, vice president of sales and business development, JHFN...
April 10
Survey Finds Three in Ten Investors Still Unaware of Payroll Tax Cut, Despite Media Coverage of Debate

Three out of ten taxpayers are still unaware they are taking home more money due to the payroll tax cut, according to a survey by John Hancock Financial Services. The percentage unaware is up slightly from 2011, and persists despite media coverage of the payroll tax cut debate in Washington, and its presence as an issue in the U.S. presidential campaign...
April 03
Investor Sentiment Up Sharply in First Quarter of 2012

Investors' confidence rose during the first quarter of 2012, according to the John Hancock Investor Sentiment Index¬ô, which was released today by John Hancock Financial Services. Investor sentiment improved to +21 in the first quarter of this year, compared with a score of +15 in the fourth quarter of 2011...