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Why Decreasing Term Life has Fallen out of Favor

There are dozens of different kinds of life insurance plans that you can choose from to give you family the protection that they need. Each kind of life insurance plans has different advantages and disadvantages that you’ll need to consider based on your specific needs. It’s vital that you get the perfect plan to meet…

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6 Tips for Buying Life Insurance After a Cancer Diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis begins a process of careful planning; scheduling follow-ups with specialists, setting a course of treatment, eating healthy, and considering the future possibilities are just a few of the ways patients process the news. A heart wrenching part of planning for the future after a cancer diagnosis (especially an advanced cancer) is reconciling…

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Life Insurance After A Stroke

All it takes is one stroke to realize the importance of life insurance. Unfortunately, many stroke survivors are under the impression that their medical history means they won’t be able to get coverage, so they go without protection for themselves and their families despite their increased risk of future health issues. The good news is…

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Understanding Life Insurance Settlement Options

When the insured on a life insurance policy passes away, the named beneficiary (or beneficiaries) is entitled to the death benefit proceeds. Within the life insurance policy contract, the insurance settlement options refer to the manner in which these funds may be paid out to the beneficiary. Typically, there are several different settlement options that…

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Why Return of Premium Life Insurance is a Bad Investment

Today’s life insurance policies often come with many bells and whistles, offering policy holders some options that might even sound too good to be true. One case, having all of your premiums returned if you survive the term of the policy, may be a prime example – unless you know where to look for the…

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Life Insurance for Chewing Tobacco Users

Our title is a truism for any avid tobacco chewer, who knows intimately the difference between dip and a cigarette. While there are dangers associated with chewing tobacco including mouth cancer and potential dental problems, there is no comparison to the dangers of smoking. And for the daily tobacco chewer, and now a hand full…

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Life Insurance Options for Overweight and Obese

Life insurance is an extremely important investment. In fact, it’s one of the best safety nets that you can purchase for your family. It’s one of the only ways that you ensure that your family will have the money that they need, regardless of what happens to you. We know that finding the perfect life…

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So Many Carriers, So Little Time

Buying insurance is not like buying any kind of consumer “soft goods”, like a sweater, a bag of groceries or a magazine subscription. But in some ways, the shopping process tends to be somewhat the same. One of the big challenges in any industry is to make time to really do good, thorough comparison shopping….

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Life Insurance over 50

Hitting “the big five-0h” can come as a bit of shock for some. To be sure, contemplating the fact that we’ve arrived at some point beyond the halfway point can be a daunting realization. And with that comes a good number of valid questions: What will my retirement be like? Will my family be comfortable?…

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