Choosing the Right Type of Life Insurance

Choosing the Right Type of Life Insurance

Choosing the right type of life insurance can be confusing, but it’s also an important decision. Here are some guidelines that can help you narrow down your best life insurance options. Consider term life insurance if… You need life insurance for a specific period of time. Term life insurance enables you to match the length of the term policy to the length of the need. For example, if you have young children and want to…

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How Should I Choose a Life Insurance Agent?

How Should I Choose a Life Insurance Agent?

When you’re considering buying life insurance, it’s important to choose an agent or broker who can help you. Buying life insurance can be complicated or confusing. The key to buying the right amount and the right type of policy at a good rate is a good agent or broker. You should choose one who: Understands your financial situation, including your attitudes about risk, your income and estate tax “brackets,” and your other financial assets and…

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Does Life Insurance Cover Long-Term Care?

Does Life Insurance Cover Long-Term Care?

New York residents will now be able to use some of their life insurance policy to cover long-term care expenses, according to a press release.

“By passing this law, we no longer burden taxpayers with the long-term care expenses needed by the growing senior population and we’ve given thousands of seniors a creative and costsaving way to cover their care,” said state senator Jeff Klein.

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Phishing Schemes Target Seniors

Phishing Schemes Target Seniors

If you’re a senior, there’s an army of criminals targeting you and estimates from the Federal Trade Commission say one in five seniors fall victim to their fraud operations. The scams come in a variety of flavors. Using “social engineering” methods and sophisticated online data-phishing techniques, the scammers see one thing when they contact a Little Old Lady From Pasadena – a ready victim. Experts estimate, in New York state alone, a half-million New York…

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