Do I Still Need Life Insurance Once I Retire? Your Questions Answered

Do I need life insurance once I retire? Just because you’re retired doesn’t necessarily mean you’re financially sound. The bottom line is this: If you owe someone, love someone, or someone depends on on you financially, you need life insurance. And just because you’re...
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Let My Breast Cancer Story Be a Wake Up Call for You

I was diagnosed with noninvasive breast cancer in the spring of 2009 and it came as a complete surprise. I have no family history and I was 41 at the time—relatively young for a breast cancer diagnosis. I was scared....
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Experts Weigh in on Key to Financial Success

We asked some top advisors what their advice is for being financially fit. Here’s what they shared with us. How many of these can you tick off? More...
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Separating Fact from Fiction When It Comes to Long Term Care Insurance

Few people are prepared to handle the financial burden of long-term health care. In fact, many people have a false sense of security when it comes to long-term care. Let’s separate fact from fiction. More...
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5 Things Millennials Need to Know About Life Insurance

Being catapulted into the adult world is a shock to the system, regardless of how prepared you think you are. And these days, it’s more complicated than ever, with internet access and mobile devices being must-have utilities and navigating tax...
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I Have Life Insurance Through My Employer. Why Do I Need Another Policy?

One of the perks of having a full-time job with a good company is the benefits package that comes with it. Often, those benefits include life insurance coverage, which is great. And everyone who can get life insurance at work...
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Learning to Thrive to Honor Our Parents’ Memory

I lost my father to lung cancer when I was 7 years old. Without his steady income and also without adequate life insurance covering his loss, my mother had to raise my brother, who was 10, my sister, who was...
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The Risk of Being Uninsured (and the Hidden Bargain in Addressing It Now)

With all the expenses of everyday living, it’s tempting to think of insurance as just another cost. What’s harder to see is the potential cost of not buying insurance—or what’s known as “self-insuring”—and the hidden bargain of coverage. More...
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3 Questions to Ask When It Comes to Life Insurance

Your life insurance needs will ebb and flow throughout your lifetime. Buying a term policy early in your career or taking a basic employer-issued life insurance policy is a common course of action. However, deciding how much and what type...
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