Life Insurance and Wealth Managers

Life Insurance and Wealth Managers

Last year Russ Alan Prince wrote an outstanding article for Forbes about the integral role life insurance has within wealth management practices. As he mentions, almost 80% of wealth managers within multi-family offices have turned towards outsourcing life insurance expertise, largely due to the specialized knowledge that this field requires. At the same time, the financial…

What You Really Need to Know About the MIB

What You Really Need to Know About the MIB

We receive a lot of questions from clients and potential clients about the MIB. Most people know it’s part of the process for determining their insurance rate, but that’s about it. Misunderstandings abound. Let us clear up the picture a bit. The MIB (Medical Information Bureau) was started in the early 1900’s to help life…

Accelerated Underwriting: Clearing Up the Confusion

Accelerated Underwriting: Clearing Up the Confusion

We’ve been discussing accelerated underwriting quite a bit within our blog, including our recent post providing a synopsis over what it is and how it works. Yet even with all this discussion, accelerated underwriting is still new to the market and with that, there is still confusion as the carriers launch out their own variations.…

9 Common Mistakes We See Professionals Making

9 Common Mistakes We See in Insurance Planning for Business Professionals

All clients have unique circumstances and needs. This creates confusion during the insurance planning process. Through the many conversations we have had, we have identified 9 common mistakes that business professionals make with the implementation of insurance strategies.   1. Failure to review buy/sell agreements when insurance planning A business owner has done all the planning and completed a…

permanent life insurance

4 Options for Permanent Life Insurance Explored

The market: sometimes it goes up, and sometimes it goes down. No expert or planner can completely predict, or even fully explain, these outcomes, but analysts can increase their chances of success by carefully watching market behavior. Think we are talking about the stock market? Actually, we are talking about life insurance. Yes, life insurance.…

Champion Your Family By Protecting Their Future

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…