Brevity & Associates is an independent firm that assists businesses and individuals with sourcing the best financial tools for their needs.


We work as an advocate during the underwriting process, and work with our carriers to present your case in the best possible light by providing value in a streamlined process.

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Our specialty is policy review and advanced case design. We can help with wealth preservation, transfer strategies, estate planning, executive benefits, and business continuity.

Business Philosophy

Brevity & Associates is founded and operated by managing partners, Brian Marshburn and Justin Stainback. Together, the two bring a wealth of knowledge in all facets of financial management to provide you with the best solutions with exemplary service. They have the ability to assess your entire portfolio and offer recommendations to augment your existing products. They are happy to work with your other professional advisors to create the best portfolio for your scenario. If you would like to learn more about the team, please click below.

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Recent News

  • Empathy and The Golden Rule in Selling

    POSTED: August 25, 2016

    Empathy and The Golden Rule in Selling   I’ve been exploring the ideas of Empathy and The Golden Rule in selling.  I think that the professional salesperson has to demonstrate one and abide by the other in order to have the right kind of career over a long period of time.   To be empathetic Read More

  • Perspicaciously Simple Speech

    POSTED: August 19, 2016

    Perspicaciously Simple Speech Does your sales pitch sound like mixture of Pig Latin and a Dennis Miller comedy rant?  If so, you’re probably leaving business on the table.  Keeping it simple is the key great communication. Some salespeople insist on using every brain cell to craft the perfect sales pitch.  They design explanations for the Read More

  • ROP Term, The Worst of all Life Insurance Policies

    POSTED: August 15, 2016

    ROP Term, The Worst of all Life Insurance Policies   I think I will get a little flack from this, but I’m feeling the need to blow the whistle on a life insurance product that is still being pushed by a lot of insurance agents out there.  I can find some positives in just about Read More

  • The Puppy Mills of the “Financial Service” Business

    POSTED: August 8, 2016

    Have you met any of these young go getters with their do-it-yourself bow ties, new shoes, briefcases, and sunglasses dangling around their necks?  Be careful Aunt Suzie.  They’ll corner you and awkwardly fumble their way through their best attempt at a sales presentation and guilt might just drive you to buy a bad version of Read More

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