The Chicago Journal

Ivan B Announces Highly-Anticipated First Headline Show in Los Angeles

Securing a coveted spot in the highly competitive music industry has become relatively easier over recent years, thanks primarily to the advent of digital technology and the rise of social media. Now, aspirants from all walks of life have a shot at reaching millions of listeners worldwide so long as they remain highly aware of the strategic ways to expand their influence. However, it is still true that artists born to privilege and backed by the major power players in the music scene are more likely to top the charts and dominate the playing field, leaving independent musicians struggling to stay afloat in a sea of competitors. But, through his story, Ivan Paniagua, a rising star also known as Ivan B, proves that success is possible even for those who hail from humble beginnings. 

Ivan B, who is scheduled to perform his first headline show in Los Angeles on November 4, has always set his eyes on making a difference through his songs. During his freshman year in high school, he started taking the steps that will bring him closer toward his goal. Since then, he has attracted millions of listeners, serving as the voice behind the singles “Our Time Together” and “Need You Still.” The tracks, which have garnered over 21 million streams and 20 million plays respectively on Spotify alone, demonstrate his potential to hit big and stand side by side with today’s powerhouses. 

This must-watch force has managed to rise through the ranks because of his distinctive artistry. While catchy beats and memorable melodies do characterize his songs, the powerful messages at their core have allowed Ivan B to capture the interest of listeners. Additionally, anyone diving deep into his discography will realize that it has a recurring theme of believing in oneself and being brave enough to face life head-on. 

The heights that Ivan B has reached so far cannot be credited solely to his impressive body of work. Much of the love that he’s receiving is also due to the extent to which he continues to inspire other dreamers. The 25-year-old talent has been in the industry for the past ten years, with little to no notable published articles or promotion. Despite this, he has succeeded in establishing a name in the saturated music scene, doing so through his own efforts. From saving up money through serving as a waiter so he could purchase all his equipment, to earning through his releases, his journey was nowhere near smooth—it proves a testament to the power of hard work and perseverance. 

With close to half a million monthly listeners on Spotify, Ivan B is currently among the most promising artists. He is set to gain a more considerable following in the coming months as he drops more projects. His upcoming headline show at the Catch One venue in Los Angeles is expected to propel this passion-fueled personality toward the limelight. 

Learn more about Ivan B by visiting his website. More information about the artist can also be found here

Albert Lau Creating Earning Opportunity and Protecting Families through Family First Elite Life

Indeed, next to impossible are the chances of seeing a company whose core existence is meant  to service families and protect them from financial problems that could arise when the breadwinner dies. To also see a company that, aside from prioritizing families, pays extra attention to young adults and youth looking to switch careers or make a mark in the life insurance industry is massive news right now. For Albert Lau, the founder and owner of Family First Life Elite, the primary reason he built his agency was to tick all the boxes mentioned above, not for himself but as a way of creating valuable services and giving back to society.

Family First Life Elite is a mortgage protection and life insurance agency specializing in final expense life insurance, retirement planning through universal life policies and retirement protection through the use of fixed index annuities. With multiple insurance carriers on their roster, such as Americo, Mutual Omaha, Aetna and several others, the primary objective is to meet every clients’ needs. Little wonder the mission at FFL Elite is to prioritize the families of the companies’ agents while operating on a dual pivot of trust and loyalty. Albert notes that trust and loyalty, unlike many other things, are earned and not given cheaply, and FFL Elite gives everything in terms of services and customer satisfaction to earn the trust of their clients.

As a 21st century company, Family First Life Elite is well versed in the use of technological tools, possessing a very advanced social media presence, churning out high-quality content for the consumption of its clients and agents and completing one-million-dollar worth of business every month. The agency targets adults at least 18 years or older to join the team to contribute their quality service delivery and wealth creation quota.

Albert attributes his drive and motivation to the desire to see his clients live and grow old with the life insurance protection they deserve. Life insurance indeed is the way to go. Albert says that with consistency and quality services, in half a decade, “I see us getting big. I see us hitting massive milestones and creating a lot of millionaires. I see us doing 500 million dollars worth of business per year and helping millions of families getting financial protection and setting up their children for success on the way.”

Albert is on a mission with FFL Elite. According to him, this mission is what drives him daily to put in the work without relenting, as well as be a vessel to the next generation who are looking to secure their future and create generational wealth. “I want them to know that if they’re looking for work, anybody can do what we do and get paid a lot of money to do it. Life insurance and financial services create more millionaires than real estate agents, and that’s something that can shock a lot of people. I don’t think people know how big this opportunity is.”

To apply for a job as a Family First Life Elite agent, visit the company’s website.