When you’re investing in a home, whether it’s your first, last, or somewhere in between, what will happen to your home if you pass away? Unfortunately, death is a part of life, and it should be something you think about during the mortgage process. If you are married and buying a home with a partner,.. Read More
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A lot of people have never considered what happens if they die without life insurance. Death isn’t something that many people think about, especially if they’re young, preferring to spend their time worrying about other things. Yet, it’s very important to take a few minutes to think about what’s going to happen after you die.. Read More
Many people are unaware life insurance can actually be used as a part of a divorce settlement. Though it’s easiest to include it as part of the divorce settlement, it can also be incorporated even after a divorce has already been finalized. The main way life insurance is used in a divorce settlement is to.. Read More
As new data and research surfaces each year, it’s interesting to see what consumer needs change, how their values fluctuate in what they buy, and what comes to the top of mind when money and insurance are mentioned; this is especially true when discussing life insurance, specifically. In what seems to be a growing sentiment.. Read More
A lot of additional life insurance features and options are available that enable you to tailor your coverage to your individual needs and preferences. One of the most common is the guaranteed insurability rider. Commonly shortened to just GIO rider (for guaranteed insurability option), this popular feature lets the policyholder buy additional coverage for their.. Read More
Life insurance is undoubtedly a valuable product, but it must be used correctly for the full benefits to be unlocked. Without proper estate planning, life insurance can create more problems than it solves, in some instances. That’s where an irrevocable life insurance trust (ILIT) enters the picture. Here’s what you need to know about ILITs.. Read More