• Maximizing your pension with life insurance

    If you participate in a traditional pension plan (known as a defined benefit plan) with your employer, you may receive monthly benefits from the plan after you retire.

  • The fundamentals of disability insurance

    Disability insurance pays benefits when you are unable to earn a living because you are sick or injured. Most disability policies pay you a benefit that replaces a percentage of your earned income when you can’t work.

  • Hybrid long-term care insurance: Is it right for you?

    For many, long-term care (LTC) insurance can help protect personal assets from a catastrophic illness. However, some may find LTC premium costs are too high to justify the expense for a benefit they may never use.

  • Using life insurance riders to pay for long-term care

    If you’re thinking about buying a stand-alone long-term care insurance (LTCI) policy, you might have another option.

  • Life insurance: Do you need it?

    At some point in your life, you’ll probably be faced with the question of whether you need life insurance.

  • Irrevocable life insurance trust (ILIT)

    One of the main reasons we buy life insurance is so that when we die, our loved ones will have enough money to pay off our remaining debts and final expenses.

  • Group term life insurance

    Group term life insurance is simply term insurance issued to people who belong to a group that has a common interest or association, such as an employer, a trade, or a school affiliation. Premiums increase annually or in “bands” of three- or five-year periods.

  • Comparing life insurance policies

    Like anyone else, you want a life insurance policy that meets your needs and budget.

  • Cash value life insurance

    Cash value, or permanent, life insurance is life insurance that is designed to be kept until your death--whenever that may be.

  • Don’t know much about... Life insurance?

    The two broad categories of life insurance are term and permanent life insurance. Term insurance covers you for a specific length of time and pays a death benefit to your beneficiary if you die while the policy is in effect. Its relatively low cost may allow you to buy more coverage for less money.

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