Life Insurance: A Great Career Opportunity

Life Insurance: A Great Career Opportunity

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects insurance-agent employment growth of 10.4 percent between 2012 and 2022. Life insurance agent employment is on the rise.

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How Can Annuities Protect Against Longevity Risk?

How Can Annuities Protect Against Longevity Risk?

Purchasing an annuity is one way to protect against longevity risk in your retirement.

This risk occurs when individuals approach the end of their savings long before the end of their life. Annuities and other risk-pooling options may help them accumulate nearly 50 percent more than they would on their own, according to the American Academy of Actuaries.

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All I Want for Christmas is a Trusted Life Insurance Agent

All I Want for Christmas is a Trusted Life Insurance Agent

Seventy five percent indicate the service by their agent is vary good and excellent. Unfortunately, the public still has a negative image of the industry. The following offers tips of a good agent.

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Insurance tips for tough economic times

Insurance tips for tough economic times

Roughly 56 percent of Americans say the economic downturn has made it more important to have life insurance, compared to just nine percent who believe the need has diminished, according to a survey released by the nonprofit Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education (LIFE Foundation). In addition, over the past year more people appear to have added to their life insurance coverage than have lost or reduced their coverage.

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College scholarships for children who lost a parent

College scholarships for children who lost a parent

The Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education recently announced 59 recipients of college scholarships. To be eligible for the scholarship, the students must have experienced the loss of a parent.

Esther Kim is one such student. Her father passed away from cancer. As a result, Kim had to worked tiressly to help support her family and earn straight A’s in school.

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Are All Forms of Tobacco Bad for My Health?

Are All Forms of Tobacco Bad for My Health?

The use of smokeless tobacco products may be more widespread than some people previously thought. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals use of such products is highest in Wyoming and West Virginia.

Furthermore, the CDC says smokeless tobacco use is most prevalent among among young adults, men, and those who did not receive an education beyond the high school level.

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