Do I Still Need Life Insurance Once I Retire?

Think of all the different scenarios that may still be applicable: You may have been required to retire early; you may have had investments that have gone sour and haven’t had time to rebuild your nest egg. Additionally, there may...
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Life Insurance

Life insurance blah blah blah. Is that what you hear when someone mentions it as part of your new job’s employee benefits round-up or when you see something about it on TV or social media? Not to worry: we’ve got...
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3 Huge Benefits of Buying Life Insurance for Your Kids

When I was in college, a co-worker told me a story about a friend whose baby died just a few months after being born. Not only did the loss devastate him and his wife, but it set them back financially....
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5 Crucial Questions You Always Should Ask a Life Insurance Agent

While I was in college, I spent a year and a half as an intern with a large life insurance company. But rather than getting coffee and filing paperwork for the insurance agents in the office, I was one of...
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Should You Get Life Insurance for Your Kids?

My father was a financial planner, and he got his start by selling insurance. That meant Dad had some very strong opinions about insurance in general, and life insurance in particular. He was not shy about sharing those opinions with...
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Why Life Insurance Has to Be Part of Your Wealth-Building Plan

Every day, life insurance companies pay death benefits to the beneficiaries of their policies, providing them with needed and certainly welcome funds. In essence, life insurance provides leverage: You pay a relatively small amount of money to the insurance company...
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Financial Planning: A Crucial Step in Raising Children

Raising children requires a lot of things. It requires your time, attention, love, affection, and support. However, being a parent also means possessing the ability to provide for your children as well. From making sure you can put a roof...
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Life Insurance and Millennials – What to Consider Now

Getting married, buying a house and having kids are all good reasons to purchase life insurance. But if other financial priorities keep getting in the way, there’s an economic consideration if you’re a millennial (no matter how much you hate...
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Financial Procrastination: You’ll Act on These Tips – One of These Days

Americans pay a price for procrastinating on financial matters, but many delay anyway. Missed financial opportunities abound, whether it’s in getting a late start in retirement planning, failing to draw up a will or simply not having enough cash on hand to meet...
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6 Financial Planning Tips for Soon-to-Be Parents

Having a child can be life-changing on multiple levels, including a financial one. If you’re expanding your family, here are a few money-related moves to make before the baby arrives. More...
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