Does Your Spouse Really Need Life Insurance?

by Neal Frankle April 9, 2013

We spend a lot of time talking about how much life insurance you need. That’s great, of course, but the exercise is often left incomplete. Most people address this issue from the standpoint of the main wage earner alone. Once they figure out how much life insurance they need, the next step they take is […]

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Taking a Second Look at Long-Term Care Insurance

by Kevin Mercadante March 25, 2013

In recent years, long-term care insurance has become increasingly popular. This has largely come about because people are living longer and as they do, they face a greater likelihood of needing non-medical care in their last years. It may also be happening as a result of the fact that since few people have defined-benefit pensions, […]

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Getting Maternity Care Coverage While Self-Employed

by Ryan Guina March 21, 2013

Being self-employed can be amazing. It can also be amazingly difficult at times. You run the ship, which means you may not have access to the support staff you had when you worked for a larger company. You also don’t have access to some of the benefits many larger companies offer, such as health insurance. […]

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5 Types of Insurance You Need

by Miranda Marquit February 9, 2013

Insurance is an interesting industry. It is there to protect you, but it sometimes seems like a huge waste of resources if you don’t end up needing it. Of course, if you do end up with a serious problem, not having insurance could take an already difficult situation and turn it into a financial catastrophe. […]

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2013 Health Care Reform – Changes You Need to Know

by Kevin Mulligan January 17, 2013

Change is a constant in life, and with the Affordable Care Act (also known as ACA) marching forward, change is definitely coming on the healthcare front. The largest health care reform changes from the implementation of the Affordable Care Act will hit in 2014, but 2013 has some big changes you should be aware of. […]

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Do You Have Life Insurance for a Stay at Home Parent?

by Miranda Marquit October 22, 2012

One of the ways you can protect your assets is through insurance. While you don’t need all types of insurance, there are some types of insurance that you need. One of those types of insurance is life insurance. Of course, life insurance is meant to protect your family. It seems obvious that you need life […]

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The Insurance Implications of Lending Out Your Car

by Emily Guy Birken September 18, 2012

When my son was born in 2010, we had the usual horde of family descend to help us out and coo over the new baby. Since we had only recently moved into our small three-bedroom house, we didn’t have much room for all the family, nor had we gotten any kind of guest room set […]

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