The end of the year can be a busy time. Holiday celebrations, spending time with loved ones, wrapping up work commitments and projects are all on the year end agenda. Here’s one more item you can add to the list—a year-end financial check in. And unlike holidays cookies and eggnog—you won’t feel bad about indulging in this the next morning. (more…)
Most people think of life insurance as just insurance that can pay for funeral expenses and leave some money for those who are left behind. But life insurance is misunderstood and has uses far beyond what you might imagine. While paying for final expenses and having income replacement is really important for those you love, life insurance can be so much more. (more…)
Alas, the holiday season is upon us. And as much as I find myself delighted by light displays as it turns dark at 4:30 pm and holiday movies streaming 24/7; I also find myself struggling with very un-holiday like emotions – sadness, powerlessness, and grief. Norman Rockwell holiday images of “Dashing Through the Snow” be damned!
2016 has been a tumultuous year. Geo-political conflicts aside; in my small department at work – between 6 people – we have experienced the death of 11 loved ones in addition to multiple critical illnesses of family and friends. And while I work with an outstanding group of professionals, I know that inside, grief blankets our hearts like a heavy snowfall. Maybe this is you too this holiday season? (more…)