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[VIDEO] Life Insurance for Beginners

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By Byron Udell | July 12, 2018

Clearly you know protecting the ones you love is important – after all, you’re here. Now, take a few minutes and learn about the different types of life insurance protection, then use our nifty calculator and learn how much coverage your family will need to survive.  Nifty Life Insurance Calculator Our Life Insurance Calculator can help…

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[VIDEO] How is My Life Insurance Rate Figured Out?

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By Byron Udell | July 3, 2018

Simply listing a rate chart would seem like the easiest thing to do, but life insurance rate calculation is a little more complicated than just your health, age, and sex.  Believe it or not, insurance providers look at things like smoking, skydiving, and family history when it comes to your life insurance rate. The good news…

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[VIDEO] Life Insurance Coverage and Mental Illness

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By Byron Udell | June 28, 2018

At some point in your life, you might experience a temporary battle with your mental health. However, for some, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADD, ADHD  are part of everyday life with mental illness. Learning to manage your condition can be challenging, but with the help of modern medicine, talk therapy, exercise and healthy eating you can…

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No Medical Exam Life Insurance Coverage

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By Byron Udell | June 28, 2018

The Importance of No Medical Exam Life Insurance Why are so many people hesitant about buying Life Insurance? Could it be that almost nobody likes taking a medical exam? The rub is that carriers require one before they will extend you an offer on a policy. A typical life insurance medical exam will consist of…

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[VIDEO] Is Life Insurance Coverage with Asthma Possible?

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By Byron Udell | June 27, 2018

Do you have your inhaler? Did you take your preventative today? Did you take your allergy meds? These are questions asthmatics have to ask themselves before leaving home for the day. The disease is not only frustrating, but leaves one wondering – what will my family do if this disease wins? How will they survive?…

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What Kind of Life Insurance Policy is Best for Me?

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By Byron Udell | June 25, 2018

Keeping It Simple When you boil it down, there are really only two kinds of life insurance policies. One type of life insurance policy offers only temporary coverage is usually sold as Term Life Insurance. The other offers permanent coverage, which is designed to last a lifetime and is typically sold as Whole Life or Universal…

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Purchase of Genworth Financial Approved

By Byron Udell | June 22, 2018

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), an agency that oversees the ramifications of foreign investments in the U.S., has recently approved the acquisition of U.S. insurance giant, Genworth Financial. In an effort to strengthen Genworth’s financial position, plans to be acquired by China Oceanwide Holding Group Company Ltd. will move forward. Final…

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How St. Patrick’s Day is Celebrated Around the World

Learn how St. Patrick's Day is celebrated around the world.

By Byron Udell | March 13, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated differently in many places around the world. And each country puts its own unique spin on this festive day, created to celebrate those of Irish heritage. Here are some various ways that St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated here and abroad. St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) is the most Irish-centric holiday…

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Celebrate July 4th Safely – Use Fireworks Responsibly

Celebrate July 4th safely. Learn fireworks safety.

By Byron Udell | March 7, 2018

On this July 4th, let’s all try to celebrate our freedom from unnecessary injuries due to the potentially hazardous effects of firecrackers. Here are some sensible suggestions for fireworks safety on Independence Day. [Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on June 16, 2017. The content has been updated.] Independence Day (July 4th) has been…

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Can You Get Life Insurance With High Blood Pressure?

Can you get life insurance with high blood pressure?

By Byron Udell | March 7, 2018

Can your hypertension prevent you from purchasing affordable life insurance? If left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to serious health conditions. But what if your hypertension is under control? Can you still get life insurance with high blood pressure? High blood pressure (hypertension) is a problem for many Americans. According to the Centers for…

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