4 Reasons You Should Consider Life Insurance As a Planning Tool

If you’re like most people, you probably think you don’t need life insurance until you provide for a family of your own. Even then, life insurance may not be on your radar when it comes to financial planning. According to...
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Eight Ways Millennials Can Start Saving For Retirement

Retirement, though decades away for younger workers, requires years of savings – and many say you need to start while you’re young. In fact, one common rule of thumb is that you should have one full year’s salary banked by...
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Life Insurance Isn’t For the People Who Die, It’s For the People Who Live

Michael, 32, was a fit and healthy family man. As he left to run a 10K race, he kissed his wife, Traci, good-bye along with newborn Calvin and “big” sister Josie. He never made it home. As he crossed the...
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Life Insurance for Your Children: How Does It Work? Do You Need It?

Life insurance is one of the things that often comes up at important times in your life, when you get married, buy your first home or have children. Who needs life insurance is a question you might find yourself asking,...
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Real Life Stories – Protection During a Financial Storm

Being a small-business owner is rewarding. It gives you the freedom to do what you love and to control your destiny. This appealed to Mike Jaap, who took a wealth of experience and built a metal recycling business. It paid...
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10 Ways You Can Use Life Insurance

Life insurance is designed to protect your family and other people who may depend on you for financial support. Life insurance pays a death benefit to the beneficiary of the life insurance policy. Over the years, life insurance has also...
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Real Life Stories – It’s About Family

Jenny was single and in her 20s, but that didn’t mean she wasn’t thinking about the future. In fact, she knew she wanted to have a family one day and that saving for retirement—even this early on—was a priority. More...
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When To Buy Life Insurance

Life insurance is somewhat opposite of automobile insurance. Rather than having high prices at a young age that reduce as you get older, life insurance begins inexpensive and becomes more costly as you age. The reason being is quite simple:...
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New Year’s Eve Facts and Trivia

New Year’s Eve is a time for people to get together, reflect on the old year and welcome the new, and most of all party. While you’re drinking spirits or watching the ball drop, you might wonder where the holiday...
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Fixed Index Annuity Basics

Determining whether fixed index annuities are appropriate starts with understanding their design, purpose, and how they can fit with your financial goals. So, what are they? More...
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