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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Life Insurance Needs By Age Group – The Infographic

Life Insurance Needs By Age Group – The Infographic

Insurance professional Aimee O’Brien advises consumers of the many different types of life insurance products that can fit a variety of budgets, including products for younger people who are considering a term life policy. O’Brien says unmarried people may want to consider a policy that provides investment income in the longer term. She adds that a life insurance policy could spare someone’s relatives from having to pay their funeral costs upon death. She suggests that…

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Cancer Prevention Techniques Can Lower Life Insurance Premiums

Cancer Prevention Techniques Can Lower Life Insurance Premiums

Cancer prevention is important to millions of Americans because along with staying alive and healthy for longer, they can also save considerably on important expenses like life insurance premiums.

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Survivorship Insurance Will Lessen the Blow of Estate Taxes

Survivorship Insurance Will Lessen the Blow of Estate Taxes

For couples who want to help their children avoid federal estate taxes, 2010 is a good year to die.

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Forgoing Individual Life Insurance Is An Unnecessarily Risky Move – Don’t Do It

Forgoing Individual Life Insurance Is An Unnecessarily Risky Move – Don’t Do It

As more families continue to struggle to pay bills, the number of those choosing to forgo individual life insurance has increased. The Trends in Life Insurance Ownership study by LIMRA reveals that less than half of American households have life insurance.

When paying bills is difficult, it may seem like paying for life insurance isn’t a necessity. However, those who are just getting by may be the ones that need life insurance the most. If something were to happen to the breadwinner in a family, many would not be able to make ends meet.

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How Buying Life Insurance Should Be Like Buying Any Retail Product

How Buying Life Insurance Should Be Like Buying Any Retail Product

A new LIMRA study says consumers expect transparency from a life insurance purchase, and they want that transparency to follow the same path as it would when they buy other retail or travel products. According to this latest study, consumers want simple-to-understand terms and a glossary of terms to help them make informed decisions. They’re also seeking clear and accurate ways to compare companies and products, and they want the ability to make a quick…

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The Indianapolis 500 and Planning For the Unthinkable

The Indianapolis 500 and Planning For the Unthinkable

The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 is set to kick off on May 28, and during the most storied race in motorsports, the cars and drivers cover 200 laps of the 2.5-mile track at blistering speeds in excess of 200 miles per hour. They rip along a course which remains very nearly the same as it was the year it was constructed back in 1909. At a capacity of 250,000 permanent seats, Indianapolis Motor…

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Forbes Says You Need Life Insurance, so Listen up and Find It Here at the Best Price

Forbes Says You Need Life Insurance, so Listen up and Find It Here at the Best Price

What’s not to like about buying life insurance? Okay, so the list is long. It’s  not fun. The process is packed with details and hurdles to overcome. The payoff for your good works happens when you’re dead. So…ouch. But when Forbes speaks, people listen, so listen up. They say buying life insurance “is an essential part of life and a crucial element of sound financial planning.” Forbes says the key is to move before you’re…

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What Lifestyle Habits Jack up Your Insurance Rates?

What Lifestyle Habits Jack up Your Insurance Rates?

Lifestyle has everything to do with how much you will pay for a life insurance policy.

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