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4 Things Life Insurance Is Not

by Helen Mosher | Are you confused about life insurance? I don’t blame you. When I first started writing about finances more than a decade ago, my understanding of life insurance was limited. I knew about life insurance because it was offered through my…
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20 Reasons Not to Jettison Your Life Insurance After 60

by Marvin H. Feldman |  Let’s think about this: You’ve earned the majority of what you’ll ever earn over the past 40 years. You should have accumulated enough assets to retire and live happily ever after, right? The ups and downs of…
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4 Life Insurance Myths to Rethink as an Empty-Nester

by Devin Pascoe |  If your children are grown, the house is paid for and you’re about to retire (or already have!), it may seem like your time for life insurance has passed. Perhaps you feel that your savings and investments, along…
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3 Ways Life Insurance Can Protect Your Small Business

by Devin Pascoe  As a small-business owner or partner, you may wonder what would happen to your business should anything happen to you. How would your family cope with the loss of income? What about your employees and their families? What…
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3 Surprising Facts You May Not Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

by Tom Riekse  Among the most heart-wrenching pictures during the first months of the pandemic were images of the impact it had on our most vulnerable populations: our elders. Birthday parties through windows, the isolation of lockdowns – many people wished…
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How Insurance Can Empower Women’s Financial Lives

by Erica Oh Nataren Today, women are more concerned than ever about their financial vulnerabilities. Financial advisor Meredith Moore, CLTC, LUTCF, explains how life insurance and related products can help women offset financial risk, maximize opportunity, and plan for the future.…
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3 Reasons to Consider Term Life Insurance

by Salene Hitchcock-Gear Despite the devastation the pandemic has caused over the past year, perhaps there is a silver lining to be found in COVID-19’s dark clouds. Mortality and financial wellness have been brought into sharp focus, resulting in more people…
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What to Expect When You’re Shopping for Life Insurance

Let’s face it: most people don’t get excited about the idea of buying life insurance. But for many, the pandemic has given them pause. A recent survey shows that 45% of younger Americans (ages 22-40) are more likely to buy life insurance…
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5 Things That Cost the Same (or More) as Life Insurance

by Tom Currey & William A. Rack, Jr. Most people would say their family’s financial security is high on their list of priorities. And yet it’s hard to get excited about budgeting for life insurance. A big part of that hurdle…
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16 Commonly Misunderstood Insurance Words

by Amanda Austin Underwriting, premiums, contestability period—terms like these can make insurance words seem like a foreign language.  Fortunately, a good insurance professional can help you make sense of it all. So can the definitions below. We explained them in recognition…
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