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Will Genetic Testing Make it Harder to Get Life Insurance?

Will genetic testing make it harder to get life insurance?

By Byron Udell | October 17, 2017

Could genetic testing be used as a weapon to deny you the ability to buy life insurance in the future? Sounds like science fiction? Maybe not. If “information is power,” how powerful are these new genetic tests? Can your DNA alone determine whether you can even qualify for coverage? Find out. Anyone remember Gattaca? It…

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Tips for Having a Spooky (and Safe) Halloween

Group of candle lit Halloween pumpkins in park on fall evening

By Byron Udell | October 10, 2017

Halloween’s almost upon us. To ensure that your child has a spooky (yet safe) Halloween, we’ve come up with a few sensible suggestions for a worry-free fright night to keep you and your family safe. Read more about some super Halloween safety tips. Welcome all witches, warlocks, monsters, demons, ghouls, goblins, vampires, and all other…

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Disability Insurance Can Give You Back Your Freedom

Michael Sizemore explains the benefits of disability insurance.

By Byron Udell | September 20, 2017

Michael Sizemore survived a tragic auto accident, which left him with many traumatic injuries. But he’s bouncing back…thanks to the benefits of Disability Insurance. Hear his heartwarming story. At age 27, Policy and Implementation Associate Michael Sizemore was training for his first marathon. While crossing the street, Michael was hit head-on by a drunk driver….

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“The Ultimate Gift”: Byron’s Book Review

The Ultimate Gift by Jim Stovall.

By Byron Udell | September 13, 2017

As part of Byron’s Book Club series, Byron Udell, Founder and CEO of AccuQuote, talks about “The Ultimate Gift” by Jim Stovall. [Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on December 11, 2015. The content has been updated and modified.] If you’ve never read “The Ultimate Gift” by Jim Stovall, you’re missing out on a…

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You Can Be the Beneficiary of Your Life Insurance Policy

You can be the beneficiary of your life insurance policy.

By Byron Udell | September 8, 2017

Typically, a life insurance policy financially protects your family…not YOU. But now, YOU CAN be the beneficiary of your life insurance policy, while you’re still alive. Sounds too good to be true? The answer might surprise you. Let’s face it. The topic of life insurance tends not to generate a great deal of enthusiasm with…

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Got Student Loan Debt? Get Life Insurance.

Life insurance can help with student loan debt.

By Byron Udell | September 8, 2017

Holy cow! Have you seen how much it costs to go to college these days? Many college grads are carrying a crippling amount of student loan debt. But what if you die before you’ve paid off your loans? Here’s a way to ensure that your family doesn’t get stuck with your unpaid student debt…Life Insurance….

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Social Security Disability Insurance to Run Out in 2028?

Will Social Security Disability Insurance run out in 2028?

By Byron Udell | September 8, 2017

A recent report states that Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) could run dry by 2028. What will you do if you get disabled a decade from now? Perhaps it’s time to think about owning your very own Disability Insurance policy. According to a July 2017 report from the Heritage Foundation , the Social Security Disability…

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How to Maximize Your Pension…With Life Insurance

By Byron Udell | September 8, 2017

If you have a company pension plan, before you retire, you will have to decide how your pension payout should be distributed. This blog will give you the lowdown on some important payout options. Learn more about Pension Maximization. Are you one of the lucky people out there who has a pension plan through your…

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Got Your Game Face On? Fall Football is Here!

By Byron Udell | September 8, 2017

Autumn is the official start of football season. But it’s not the only game out there. To find out more, grab that pigskin and get ready to play. The fall is almost officially upon us. The leaves are starting to turn all those memorable shades of amber. The air has a crisper bite. In short,…

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What Comes to Mind When You Hear the Words “Life Insurance”?

What are the benefits of life insurance?

By Byron Udell | August 23, 2017

When people think of the words “life insurance,” many have an uneasy aftertaste to the term. Why? This blog explores the benefits of life insurance and why some people are hinky about coverage. Say you’re a tourist visiting New York City. You go into any coffee shop or diner and order a bagel. You take…

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