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Month: February 2018

Should I Buy Term Life Insurance and Invest the Difference?

What do I need to know about buying life insurance?

By Byron Udell | February 28, 2018

“Should I buy term life insurance and invest the difference?” Good question. Many financial experts advocate this investment strategy. But is it a good idea? We’ll give you the facts and let YOU decide. There’s more to buying life insurance than meets the eye. [Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on April 3, 2017….

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How to File a Life Insurance Claim

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By Byron Udell | February 27, 2018

What to Do After the Loss of a Loved One The stress and the sorrow that come with the loss of a loved one are inexplicable. Having to figure out what to do with the finances of the departed may seem like an added burden on a grieving family. There are a variety of things…

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What the Life Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know

Want to learn the secrets of buying life insurance and winning the game?

By Byron Udell | February 21, 2018

Need life insurance, but afraid you might end up paying too much? Learn the secrets insurers don’t want you to know when you’re buying life insurance. Did you know that 41 percent of Americans DON’T have ANY life insurance? At AccuQuote, we think that’s troubling. We think every American should have coverage. Every family should…

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Forrest Wold-McGimsey – Not Enough Time

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By Byron Udell | February 11, 2018

Forrest Wold-McGimsey learned firsthand why both parents need life insurance. To find out more, read on. Life can change in an instant. Things happen. And sometimes not for the better. Like the tragic loss of a parent. And when a mother or father dies before their time, the survivors are in for a world of…

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Byron’s Book Club – “Principles: Life & Work”

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By Byron Udell | February 6, 2018

In this latest edition of Byron’s Book Club, Byron Udell, Founder and CEO of AccuQuote, reviews “Principles: Life & Work” by Ray Dalio. Are there actual “rules” for success? Or is being successful just a matter of luck and good fortune? Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, one of the most successful U.S. investment firms,…

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Will Driverless Cars be Able to Get Auto Insurance?

Will Driverless Cars be Able to Get Auto Insurance?

By Byron Udell | February 6, 2018

There’s been a lot of talk about driverless cars. But is this technology real or science-fiction? The reality is some automakers are already on board with autonomous vehicles. But if driverless cars do catch on…how will that affect the auto insurance industry as a whole? Believe it or not, self-driving cars are becoming more of…

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5 Unusual Valentine’s Day Traditions from Around the Globe

Find out about the 5 unusual Valentine's Day Traditions from around the world.

By Byron Udell | February 6, 2018

In the U.S., Valentine’s Day is a day of romance and reverie. But in other countries, this day is celebrated in many unusual ways. Here’s 5 unusual Valentine’s Day traditions from around the world. Valentine’s Day is almost here (February 14). In the U.S., millions of lovesick spouses (or significant others) will be scrambling for…

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Can I Cancel My Life Insurance After I’ve Bought It?

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By Byron Udell | February 6, 2018

What if you’ve recently bought a life insurance policy, but then have second thoughts? Are you stuck with the policy? Can you cancel and get your money back? We’ve all heard the term “buyer’s remorse,” right? It refers to the feeling you have when you purchase something that you later decide…for whatever reason…that you are…

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