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How Do I Invest a Life Insurance Death Benefit? (Part 2)

By Byron Udell | January 13, 2016

In Part 2 of Byron Udell’s blog on how to wisely invest your family’s death benefit, the Founder and CEO of AccuQuote makes a few more sound financial suggestions. In Part 1 of this article, I talked about the importance of carefully planning out how you will use any life insurance payout you receive. My…

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How Do I Invest a Life Insurance Death Benefit? (Part 1)

By Byron Udell | December 31, 2015

In Part 1 of his two-part blog, Byron Udell, Founder and CEO of AccuQuote, gives helpful advice on how to make smarter decisions regarding any life insurance death benefit your family receives. The death of someone you love is one of the most stressful experiences anyone can go through. No amount of money can even…

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What is Time Diversification? (Hint: Life Insurance Helps)

By Byron Udell | April 28, 2015

Most financial advisors recommend to their clients to possess a diversified portfolio. But what about Time Diversification? To find out more, read on. There’s not a financial advisor on the planet worth his salt that does not recommend diversification. Diversification among asset classes.  Diversification WITHIN asset classes.  “Never put all your eggs in one basket,”…

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The Motley Fool is Right: You Need Life Insurance

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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Should You Use a Credit Card to Pay Your Policy Premiums?

By Byron Udell | June 16, 2006

Is using your credit card to pay your life insurance premiums a smart or dumb idea? Read on. More than 80 percent of Americans are in debt, with the average credit card owner claiming about $10,000 worth of unpaid charges at any given time. But if debt is created – and paid off – correctly,…

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