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19
Sep

9 Reasons Why Stay-at-Home Parents Need Life Insurance

9 Reasons Why Stay-at-Home Parents Need Life Insurance You’re probably already aware that a parent with a job outside the house most likely needs life insurance to protect their loved ones in case something were to happen. But it’s not just breadwinners who need coverage—stay-at-home parents do, too. Here are nine reasons why. 1. To replace the value of their

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10
Sep

The Art of Disciplined Investing

The Art of Disciplined Investing Often the least sexy advice is the right advice. It’s not exciting, but it will accomplish your goals. This goes for investing, too. Think of your portfolio as a farm. You’ll have good years and bad years, but if you focus on the important parts and don’t let yourself get distracted, you’ll reap the rewards

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6
Sep

Hey, Millennials. Life Insurance Is Now 80% Off!

Hey, Millennials. Life Insurance Is Now 80% Off! So many people get down on Millennials, telling them they are doing just about everything wrong. That’s why when Life Happens and LIMRA did a joint Twitter chat for Life Insurance Awareness Month #LIAM18Chats, people had a lot of good insight and some great advice for Millennials about how to think about

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5
Sep

What’s Really Going to Happen When Social Security Runs Out of Money

What’s Really Going to Happen When Social Security Runs Out of Money One of the hottest topics in retirement income planning over the past several years has been how to help individuals strategize on their Social Security claiming decisions. Source: Retirement Researcher What’s Really Going to Happen When Social Security Runs Out of Money

1
Sep

5 Signs You’re Ready to Retire

5 Signs You’re Ready to Retire You are nearing the average retirement age and each day it becomes closer and closer. The question is, are you ready to retire? Check out these 5 signs you’re ready to retire. Your Savings Exceeds Your Retirement Goals: At one time or another, you sat down and made an investment plan so you could

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1
Sep

Danica Says It Best: Life Insurance Is Key on Your Financial Journey

Danica Says It Best: Life Insurance Is Key on Your Financial Journey It’s Life Insurance Awareness Month! And we will just step aside to let our spokesperson Danica Patrick tell you why life insurance has always been important to her—and why it should be for you, too. If you think you may need life insurance, or more of it, spend

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31
Aug

Are the Markets New Highs the Current Worry?

Are the Markets New Highs the Current Worry? There are a handful of times a year when certain events precipitate a market drop. So much so, that we feel it is helpful to provide perspective on why investing in the stock market is a great way to help you build your asset base so when you retire you can better

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21
Aug

Frequently Asked Medicare Questions

Frequently Asked Medicare Questions We get a lot of questions from clients and non-clients about what Medicare is and what it covers. Here are our answers to the Medicare questions we get the most. What is the difference between Medicaid and Medicare? Medicare is a federally funded health insurance program. The program primarily covers people who are either age sixty-five

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13
Aug

Join Life Happens and LIMRA for a Special Twitter Chat during #LIAM18

Join Life Happens and LIMRA for a Special Twitter Chat during #LIAM18 Join Life Happens and LIMRA representatives as we moderate a Twitter Chat focused on findings from the 2018 Insurance Barometer Study. There will be plenty of activity from the media, insurance companies, agents and consumers. We hope the chat helps promote life insurance awareness among the public and

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8
Aug

3 Ways To Celebrate National Dollar Day While Preparing For Your Golden Years

3 Ways To Celebrate National Dollar Day While Preparing For Your Golden Years With pennies in your back pocket and dollars in the couch, money may seem like it’s virtually everywhere. But, do you know when this phenomenon first began? In 1786, 232 years ago today, Congress established the U.S. monetary system. However, the first U.S. dollar was not printed

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