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The Motley Fool is Right: You Need Life Insurance

AccuQuote agents are here for you.

By Byron Udell | July 17, 2014

The Motley Fool ain’t no dummy. People are living longer. The longer you live, the more you need life insurance. As Jason Hall adeptly points out in his piece on The Motley Fool, people are living longer these days.  That’s good to know, because it means I’ll have many more days like Tuesday – my birthday – in…

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A Term Life Insurance Secret You May Not Know About

Do you know the amount of your policy's death benefits?

By Byron Udell | June 18, 2014

Term Conversion – Converting your Term Life Insurance Converting your term life insurance to a permanent policy can help you win the game of life insurance. Learn more about policy term conversion options. Term life Insurance policies generally contain an option known as convertibility.  Assuming your policy includes this term conversion feature and has not…

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Combo Life Policies – A Popular Choice

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By Byron Udell | May 26, 2014

Combo life insurance policies are becoming more popular every year.  There are some great benefits you can take advantage of with combo life policies, especially if you’re looking to combine it with long term care (LTC) coverage.  It’s worth considering and here’s why. More affordable long term care coverage.  A life insurance policy with a…

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Long Term Care Insurance Buying Tips for Women

Are you ready for retirement?

By Byron Udell | May 12, 2014

Since women live longer than men, they need long term care insurance now more than ever. But how do you know if you’re getting the best rates? We have some tips that can help. Women live longer than men, a fact many life insurance companies had ignored, up until last year, when calculating premiums for…

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Stay-at-Home Moms Need Life Insurance Too

Here's the best ways for buying life insurance for single moms.

By Byron Udell | May 7, 2014

Stay-at-Home moms need life insurance too. Think how much it could cost if you had to PAY for all her jobs. To hear more, read on. How would you react to a job offer where you were expected to work 24/7 in different capacities…sometimes as a cook, sometimes a nanny, sometimes a nurse?  That’s exactly…

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Byron Udell Shares His Passion for Life Insurance

Byron Udell recommends a new book about the 80-20 Rule.

By Byron Udell | April 24, 2014

AccuQuote CEO Byron Udell talks passionately about why it’s so important to have life insurance. As I mentioned in a feature in the Chicago Tribune on April 7, “Nothing does what life insurance does – there’s no other product that can deliver millions of dollars for a few dollars a day…”  That’s the beauty of life…

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Melina Ahmadpour Shares Her Story with AccuQuote

By Byron Udell | April 10, 2014

If Melina Ahmadpour’s real-life story doesn’t get you to buy life insurance for your loved ones…nothing will. The truth about life insurance doesn’t hit home in a better way than with a real-life story. Melina’s story is just that, and it’s apoignant reminder for all of just what a difference life insurance could make. Melina…

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Don’t Let Your Family Lose Your Policy’s Death Benefits

Life insurance as investment tool?

By Byron Udell | April 1, 2014

There are over $1 billion worth of death benefits that have gone unclaimed. Why? Because the owners of these life insurance policies could not be located. Don’t let this happen to you. To find out how, read on. Data from a 2013 issue of Consumer Reports shows that there are over $1 billion left unclaimed…

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Dispelling Common Auto Insurance Myths

Auto insurance competitive rates are driving prices down.

By Byron Udell | February 28, 2014

You probably already have a good idea about the factors that affect your auto insurance premium rates and coverage. But how do you differentiate between truth and fiction? There’s a lot of stories that go around about how auto insurance companies determine rates – every thing from a dart board to a crystal ball. Time…

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Give the Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift – Life Insurance

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

By Byron Udell | February 19, 2014

Giving the gift of life insurance is the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift. It expresses your love all year round. Valentine’s Day is over, but your love for those close to you never stops.  The act of insuring your love (and making your loved one the beneficiary) may not be the most romantic gesture, but there’s no better…

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