I, like many Americans, have always been in pursuit of peace of mind. You know—that place where you know that even in the worst of times you will be ok. My peace of mind has always been attached to what I refer to as financial freedom. (more…)
Everyone in their lifetime goes through periods of significant loss and this year has been one of those for my family. We have lost close family members and dear friends as well as acquaintances. Looking back over the year, we lost someone just about every month and sometimes more than one a month.
Some had lived a very long fulfilling life, others were just starting their life journey. (more…)
My colleague, who grew up in the insurance industry, was a true believer in the value of life insurance. Her husband really wasn’t. John was much older than his wife and was confident that her successful career and investments would take care of her if anything ever happened to him. Don’t misjudge, he loved his family, but he just didn’t see the need for life insurance.
Recently an associate shared with me his experience of purchasing life insurance on his children. For any parent who is considering this, it can be very emotional. Hopefully, by reading this article, you too can experience peace of mind.
At first thought, buying life insurance policies for our children when they were 12 and 15 felt like the right thing to do. Buy it now when it’s very affordable; add the rider option that allows you to increase the protection as they grow up, without additional underwriting would be a great asset for them to own in the future.