This article explores the five most harmful life insurance myths that still prevail. Even educated professional often find they have to debunk persistent insurance myths that have been the root of many poor and even harmful consumer decisions. Listed below is an examination of some of these myths and misconceptions we face every day.Read More →
…the advantages of living benefit life insurance policies can anyone avoid bankruptcy and the most severe finanical impact of a major health event. You can avoid financial hardship with living benefit life insurance.
Indeed, it’s problematic that a comprehensive insurance policy will cover hospital fees yet will not assist with the essential life and family expenses like mortgage, car, loan, and tuition payments that put financial strain on recovering patients. When an illness prevents someone from working, simply paying off hospital bills is not enough. Many struggling with this issue find themselves going through bankruptcy–all while the money they have put into a life insurance policy sits untouched.Read More →
While term (or temporary) life insurance offers insurance coverage with the lowest monthly outlay when we are young, permanent (or cash value) life insurance is usually the lowest cost over our lifetime. In addition, cash value life insurance can be an important part of your retirement plan as you can use that insurance for retirement income.
Cash value life insurance comes in several forms, but they all have common features; the insurance will not expire as long as you pay your premiums and they build up a cash value on a tax deferred basis that can be accessed during your life time. In fact, you can access that cash value tax free, for any reason, by “borrowing” the cash from your policy. In this case, you become the banker. You must charge yourself a reasonable interest for borrowing the funds. If you choose not to pay back the borrowed funds, then the amount borrowed plus the interest is deducted from your death benefit when you die. Either way, you can use the cash value in your insurance for retirement income.Read More →