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Life Settlements | Audio Snippets From Podcast Episode 022

Podcast episodes lead to audio / video snippets that can educate and inspire. These are the audio snippets from Life Settlement Specialist, Jamie Mendelsohn. Jamie was featured on our podcast Entrepreneur Perspectives | Episode 022.   In every podcast episode, the things our guests say become knowledge for us (you). The audio snippets we share inspired … Read more

Champion Your Family By Protecting Their Future

We crown champions in sports when they win their league. Most recently, the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl and the Clemson Tigers won the College Football Championship. In the real world, there are other ways to be a champion. Responsible parents are champions, in our book. Part of being a responsible mother or father is … Read more

We Aren’t Here to Sell You

We Aren’t Here to Sell You

Every so often, I like to remind readers that people in the life insurance industry are not evil.   Yes, agents need to make a living, but it’s not like we’re just in a hurry to make a buck on your intimations of mortality. Last year, I posted an article titled “But What If,” as … Read more

If You Are a Millennial, Why Wouldn’t You Buy Life Insurance?

If You Are a Millennial, Why Wouldn’t You Buy Life Insurance?

Life insurance is one of those topics most people would rather not talk about. I get it—and I’m in the life insurance business! But even if we would rather talk about something else (sports!), it’s easy to see why someone with a family and a lot of financial commitments needs this type of protection. When … Read more

Are You Overestimating the Cost of Life Insurance?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]It’s amazing how ideas and stories find their way into people’s heads, and then through conversation, email, social media and rumors, those ideas (non-factual) become perception. That perception is real and that is all that matters. The sad truth is that many people believe the cost of life insurance is more than double of what it actually is. So … Read more

Why You Should Review Your Northwestern Life Insurance Policy Now

Northwestern has just announced that they will reduce dividends from 5.45% to 5%. That is a major drop. It impacts not only new business but in-force business, including policies sold years ago. And, for reasons I’ll explain, the other mutual carriers (think Mass Mutual and New York Life, among others) are likely to follow suit … Read more

Insurance. Fast.

Many conversations we have with clients go like this: “I know I need life insurance and I want to protect my family and plan for the future, but I just don’t have time to go through the process.” Lucky for them, and you if you’re like the rest of us who are so overwhelmed and … Read more

Story: A Note Left Behind

Stories are at the heart of life insurance. We have all heard touching and tragic stories as it relates to life insurance. This story comes from an agent affiliated with our group. A client of his was buying a life insurance policy and had a need for $1,000,000. The client felt $500,000 would be adequate. After being educated on why the need was … Read more

The State of the Health Insurance Market

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1456177856754{margin-top: 60px !important;}”]With open enrollment just ending for 2016, many questions remain about the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While the legislation was intended to create accessibility and affordability, there is now much uncertainty about the future of health insurance. While varying widely across state lines, the number of carriers providing individual … Read more