Assess Insurance Needs

You manage risk at the portfolio level; here's how to address it in other parts of your plan. One of Warren Buffett's most famous maxims is that there are two rules of investing. The first...

Term vs. Whole Life Insurance: Which Is Best for You?

Here's a quick guide to the pros and cons of term and whole life insurance. Term life and whole life are two popular variations of life insurance policies. While the basic idea of providing much-needed...

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

You can’t pinpoint the ideal amount of life insurance you should buy down to the penny. But you can make a sound estimate if you consider your current financial situation and imagine what your...

How your selfie could affect your life insurance

A selfie reveals more than whether it's a good hair day. Facial lines and contours, droops and dark spots could indicate how well you're aging, and, when paired with other data, could someday help...

Understanding the value, and importance, of life insurance

Life insurance is one of those topics people really don’t like to think about. But it’s national Life Insurance Awareness Month, so now seems a good time to ponder its value. Not addressing this cornerstone...

Five things single parents need to consider about life insurance

As a parent, one of the scariest things to think about is what your children will do if something happens to you someday. This can be even scarier if you’re a single parent without...

How to Speed Up a Life Insurance Payout

If you have the policy and death certificate when you file a claim, it may take as few as five business days to receive a check. Q: How long does it usually take after a...

More strategies to increase your life insurance benefits

Depending on your age, health, specific goals and the type of assets you own, the trick is successfully performed – every time – by selecting the right strategy or combination of strategies. Following are...

6 Common Myths About Estate Planning

While it may be a task that's low on your to-do list, estate planning can provide guidance for your loved ones in the future. It will also give you a sense of relief as...

Robert Downey Jr., Jay Z, Durant Back Life Insurance Startup

The company isn’t a well-known name in Silicon Valley, but its investors certainly are. San Francisco-based Ethos Technologies Inc. was founded last year, the product of two Stanford MBAs. The company’s core product is a...

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