Life Events and Life Insurance

Marriage If you enrolled in the Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance program (FEGLI) when you were hired, you filled out a designation of beneficiary form and specified who you wanted to get the proceeds of...

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...

Life Insurance as a Way to Pay for College?

Ever thought about life insurance as a tool to pay for college tuition? Want to know more? Take a listen to Chris Curran's video below as he gives and overview of why...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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