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Your Child’s Failure to Launch Affects Your Term Life Insurance Coverage

Have you heard of the Failure to Launch phenomena (AKA the not so empty nest syndrome)? Presented as a lighthearted comedy in the movie Step Brothers, this issue is actually no joking matter. The long term repercussions of adult children living at home for both the parents and children have some very real consequences. For the sake of today’s article we’re going to focus on the affect your child’s delayed … Read More

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Encouraging Retirement News for Generation Xers and Millennials

Late boomers of Generation X and Millennials are facing the harsh reality of being the first age group unlikely to exceed the wealth of the generation before them. This makes the importance of taking financial matters of retirement into their own hands more important than ever before. It’s this age group that’s been hit the hardest by the most recent recession. While early boomers benefited from both the dot-com boom … Read More

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What’s your Medical IQ?

Hopefully your doctor knows you well, at least the information relevant to your health, after all that is part of the job description. Can you say the same for how well you know your doctor? While you may think that knowing about your doctor isn’t part of your job as an educated consumer, the fact is that staying in the dark can cost you in terms of your health and … Read More

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Kidney Donors May Now Be Facing Pointless Insurance Challenges

Not only does a kidney donor have to have a “heart of gold” to go through the process of donating a kidney, they also have to go through rigorous health screening to be approved for donating a kidney, and only the healthiest people in the USA are approved. So why are they now facing challenges in obtaining high health scores when it comes to health and life insurance premiums post … Read More

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The Sobering Reality of the Life Insurance Gap

A recent study has found that the gap in life insurance coverage vs. financial needs has worsened by 11% since 2008. The 2013 study was commissioned by New York Life and conducted by the Futures Company, an independent third party research company. They reported that while many Americans say they would want a life insurance policy that would ideally cover their household’s expenses for 14 years after the loss the family’s main income producer, they … Read More

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