Summer’s finally here. The sun is out, it’s warm, the days are longer, and your worries seem just a little bit further away. But, folks, I’m sorry to say, sometimes storms roll in on the sunniest of days.
Life is full of uncertainty and the best laid financial plans must account for the unexpected.
If given the choice, most people would choose financial freedom over financial servitude. Who doesn’t want to be financially independent where their money is working for them as opposed to them working for money?
Once the need for life insurance is determined, the discussion almost invariably turns to the choice of term life insurance versus whole life or permanent insurance. Any comparison of the two, however, is like considering apples and oranges with each satisfying very specific needs, preferences and priorities.
An increasing number of Americans are facing an uphill battle just trying to save enough and earn enough on their savings to be able to retire on time.
For most people the difficult decision is not “if” they need life insurance, but “how much” life coverage they need.
There have been enough written and said about annuities to know that they do include certain costs that you wouldn’t ordinarily encounter with other types of investment products. Still, it is interesting that annuity critics try to illustrate cost disparities by comparing them with the other products.
Most financial planning experts agree that life insurance should form the foundation of everyone’s financial plan. For most families, their most basic financial security needs would be in jeopardy should they suffer the loss of one of their primary breadwinners.
Business owners, by their nature are creatures of optimism. The last thing that business owners want to think about is what can go wrong. If they have the right kind of insurance coverage, they may not have to think about it. It takes a thorough assessment of all of the possible risks and the business’ exposure to them to construct the right kind of insurance coverage.