Danica Patrick Life Insurance

Let’s face it, when people think of life insurance, they usually don’t think of adrenaline pumping, heart-pounding, high-speed excitement. Well, that’s all about to change with the announcement that groundbreaking—and record breaking—racecar driver Danica Patrick will become the new national spokesperson for Life Insurance Awareness Month this coming September.   … Continue reading Danica Patrick Becomes Spokesperson for National Life Insurance Awareness Month

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record life insurance policy

All-Time High Life Insurance Policies The world record for the largest life insurance policy has just been broken. According to Guinness World Records, the previous all-time high for a policy was $201 million. That was until The Archer Financial Group sold policies worth $235 million and $295 million. The insurance … Continue reading Recording-Breaking Life Insurance Policies

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letter to a dead man life insurance

My apologies for the title of this post, but I wanted to get the attention of those of you who have procrastinated with getting a life insurance policy. Some of you know it’s something you need to do and “will get around to it someday,” while others have started the … Continue reading Letter to a (Dead) Procrastinator

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life insurance beneficiary

Naming a life insurance beneficiary sounds like a pretty straightforward process. Simply pick one or a few of your dependent loved ones and that’s that, right? Well, not exactly. In the event of your death, you certainly want your benefits to go to the people you care about the most, … Continue reading How to Choose a Life Insurance Beneficiary

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The painted mountains

Unfortunately death comes for us all at some point, and since we’re never quite sure when, it’s important to get out and experience this beautiful crazy world while we still can. So here’s a quick list of 10 amazing places you absolutely have to see before you shuffle off this … Continue reading 10 Places to Visit Before You Die

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donating life insurance policy

You know that life insurance can protect your loved ones, but did you know it can also be donated to a charity or organization of your choice? Read more about donating life insurance. Taking out a life insurance policy is an excellent way of ensuring that family or loved ones … Continue reading Donating Life Insurance

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Review Life Insurance Policy

Like many types of insurance, a life insurance policy is something that you should update regularly. Signing up for coverage is a great start, but as life changes, so should your policy. There are many factors that could impact how well you’re insured. Reviewing your policy annually will help you … Continue reading Why You Should Do an Annual Life Insurance Review

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Top ten reasons for not buying life insurance

One thing I had to learn early in my career as a life insurance broker was that not everybody I spoke to was going to purchase a policy from me. The list of reasons people don’t get a policy is a long one, so I have narrowed it down into … Continue reading The Top 10 Reasons People don’t have Life Insurance

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2014 Insurance Barometer Study

Once a year, LifeHappens.org and LIMRA conduct a study of the state of the insurance industry and publish their findings.  These are some of the key findings of this year’s study, pertaining to life insurance: One in four Americans say they need more life insurance, but only 10 percent are … Continue reading Highlights of the 2014 Insurance Barometer Study

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life insurance outside the US

You might think that you only need to know about life insurance policies in your own country, but if you’ve ever thought about moving abroad after retirement, then it could behoove you to know a thing or two about life insurance in other countries.The Basics: The concept of life insurance … Continue reading Comparing life insurance policies in the U.S., UK, and Australia

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