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Can Diabetics Get Life Insurance Without Getting Stung?

By Byron Udell | May 17, 2016

Did you know that actor Tom Hanks, singer Patti LaBelle and tennis legend Billie Jean King all have Type 2 diabetes? Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S, with 1.4 million new cases diagnosed each year. According to the American Diabetes Association, complications can include high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke,…

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Agent Spotlight – Ed Katz

By Byron Udell | May 9, 2016

AccuQuote AE Policy Review Specialist Ed Katz has been in the insurance industry for over 17 years. His easygoing personality and policy expertise help clients better understand the hundreds of insurance products offered here at AccuQuote. “I love the peace of mind that being an agent gives me, ” he says. Ed has a natural…

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Getting Life Insurance is the Right Thing to Do

By Byron Udell | May 9, 2016

Ed Katz – “Do the Right Thing” AccuQuote AE Policy Review Specialist Ed Katz has been in the insurance industry for over 17 years. His easygoing personality and policy expertise helps clients better understand the hundreds of insurance products available at AccuQuote. We recently sat down with Ed for a chat. 1) How long have…

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Even a Ten-Year Old Knows How Important Life Insurance Is

By Byron Udell | May 5, 2016

Forrest Wold-McGimsey – “Not Enough Time” 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 hurt. But how do you deal with that hurt when…

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For Mother’s Day, Give the Ultimate Gift

By Byron Udell | May 2, 2016

Hey, news flash! Mother’s Day is less than a week away. And if you’re one of those I’m-just-gonna-wing-it kind of guys, you probably still haven’t gotten your better half a gift yet. Well, the clock is ticking. And whether you’ve been married for five years or fifty, your wife still thinks Mother’s Day is something…

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Howard Weissman – Agent Spotlight

By Byron Udell | April 25, 2016

Sr. Customer Service Specialist Howard Weissman is a 17-year of AccuQuote and a passionate advocate of the necessity of life insurance. His favorite life insurance products at AccuQuote are Term Life insurance, Universal Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, with a smattering of Long Term Care Insurance. An avid sports memorabilia collector, Howard loves his local Chicago…

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Howard Weissman – “We Keep People From Losing Everything”

By Byron Udell | April 25, 2016

Sr. Customer Service Specialist Howard Weissman has been with AccuQuote for 17 years. Howard is a strong advocate for his clients and is very passionate about the subject of life insurance. 1) How long have you been with AccuQuote? I’ve been with the firm for 17 years. 2) How did you start selling life insurance?…

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Can I Get Life Insurance if I’ve Had Colorectal Cancer?

By Byron Udell | April 21, 2016

Colorectal Cancer can be successfully treated. But can you still get affordable life insurance? Put plainly, Colorectal Cancer is a pain in the butt. (Pardon the pun.) According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, Colorectal Cancer is the 2nd leading cancer killer in the U.S. Colorectal Cancer is a cancer that affects the…

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Anne Gongos – “His Final Gift”

By Byron Udell | April 19, 2016

John Gongos always knew that life insurance was important. When he was a child, he learned firsthand how essential it could be. When his father passed away at age 43, the family had no insurance policy in place, so his mother had to raise three children with no financial safety net. In addition, one of…

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Can You Get Life Insurance if You’ve Had Breast Cancer?

By Byron Udell | April 14, 2016

Surviving breast cancer can be empowering. But does that empowerment also pertain to purchasing affordable life insurance? Breast cancer is the 2nd most common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S., after skin cancer, according to the Mayo Clinic. Because of early detection and improved cancer research, millions of women are surviving breast cancer. And…

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