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We are very excited to bring you our first member feature on the NAIFA-Texas blog! Charlie Matejowsky has been with Van Dyke Rankin Financial Services in Brenham, Texas for his 38 year career, and a NAIFA member for 34 of those years. He also was the NAIFA-Texas Lifetime Achievement Award recipient at our 2020 State Conference. We sat down with Charlie to ask him how he has adapted his business model during the COVID-19 pandemic and how Zoom...


Primaries. Check. Runoffs. Check. What now?

As the main event in the form of the General Election nears, it is safe to say Texas will be one to watch on the state and federal level. Democrats are looking to keep their momentum going from the 2018 mid-terms, where they gained and flipped enough seats in the Texas House to separate the margin by 9. House Republicans are prepared for battle as they try to get back the seats they lost and...


Over the past decade and then some, we have seen a bigger push for diversity and inclusion (D&I). From big corporations to small businesses, employers are seeing the value of diversity. Millennials have hopped on this trend with really considering a company’s D&I resources and programs before accepting employment. In short, this has become a top priority for millennials, who will be the largest and most diverse generation breaking...


Tomorrow, the polls will open for the 2020 primary runoff and special election races. The results of the March 3rd Texas primary produced over 30 races that Texans will vote on. In these races, no candidate exceeded 50% of the vote. Here is a list of the candidates...


In what feels like a New York minute, the coronavirus pandemic has totally shifted how people view and plan for their futures. Especially with retirement.

“The coronavirus pandemic and economic downtown are intensifying existing risks to retirement security, and creating an even greater urgency for a new social contract among governments, employers, individuals and other stakeholders,” said...


NAIFA-Texas takes these principles very seriously. Our membership and staff are constantly seeking new ways to further our engagement with our growing membership.

With that said, welcome to our new blog! NAIFA-Texas will be using this platform to bring you the latest and most useful information, insights, and updates surrounding the topics and issues that affect the industry. We will also be discussing upcoming legislation we plan to...