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Is Whole Life Insurance a Good Investment?

This post was originally published on this siteGood is a relative term, but given recent market volatility, the melt-down of 401Ks and the down-right miserable performance of interest-bearing accounts, some people are rethinking whole life insurance as a more secure place to park their...

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Common Insurance Mistakes People Make

This post was originally published on this siteMoney too tight and time is too precious to waste either. Avoid these common insurance mistakes people make and you might save a little of both. Never ever lie on an application. Lying includes failing to disclose...

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What Kind of Insurance is Tax Deductible?

This post was originally published on this siteAbout this time of year, you’re digging through drawers, pants pockets, purses and maybe even a file folder or two looking for receipts so you can maximize your federal income tax deductions. You may also be wondering...

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Are Life Insurance Benefits Taxable?

This post was originally published on this siteTaxes are complicated…so complicated that IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman recently disclosed he hires somebody because he finds doing his own returns too complex. He’s not alone. The vast majority of Americans (Shulman says 80%) now re…

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Life Insurance with No Medical Exam

This post was originally published on this siteBefore they’ll insure your life, most insurance carriers want to know whether you have any medical conditions or lifestyle behaviors that statistics say will shorten your life and increase the odds they’ll have to pay a death...

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Whole Life Insurance vs. Term Life Insurance

This post was originally published on this siteWhich is better: whole life insurance or term life insurance? Like many of life’s pressing questions, the answer is, it depends. To make the decision a bit simpler, let’s first level the playing field by agreeing that...

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