Gloom and doom. That's the message out of last week's Benefits Selling Expo in D.C.

Sure, that prompted a few complaints, some frustrated brokers and a larger-than-normal bar tab (and that's saying something with this group).

We had a great show, though, and the level of engaged, optimistic broker activity surprised even me. So, yeah, it seemed that, despite the bleakest speaker prognostications, spirits remained high.

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