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Peg Ogonowski – When the Unthinkable Happens

By Byron Udell | March 29, 2016

Peg Ogonowski lost her husband during 9/11. Now she was a widow with three young daughters. Luckily, the family had life insurance. To hear more, read on. How do you conceive of the inconceivable? It might seem like an abstract question, but it wasn’t abstract to Peg Ogonowski on September 11, 2001. On that day,…

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Amy McNeely – Protection is Paramount

By Byron Udell | March 22, 2016

Amy McNeely lost her husband way too soon. Luckily the family had bought more life insurance when their kids were born. That coverage helped keep the family together. Sam McNeely was a big man with a big heart. Everybody loved him. His wife, Amy, fell in love with him because of his kindness and playful…

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Jason Sherman – You Need to Be Prepared

By Byron Udell | March 13, 2016

Jason Sherman lost his wife in a tragic car accident. When the kids were young, his wife, Nicole, urged Jason to get more life insurance. That life insurance was godsend after Nicole’s death. For more, read on. Jason and Nicole Sherman had the perfect marriage. They had two great kids. Jason had a super sales…

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Hannah Schwartz – When Life Hands You Lemons

By Byron Udell | March 5, 2016

Hannah Schwartz was only 10 years old when her mother passed away. In the middle of this tragedy, the family lost their life insurance. To find out what happened next, read on. As the John Lennon song goes, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” Sometimes the things in life…

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Calvin’s Story Says a Lot About the Power of Life Insurance

By Byron Udell | November 24, 2014

Calvin wanted to buy more life insurance. No biggie, right? Well, his story illustrates quite clearly getting the life insurance you need is so very important. Calvin Lampert purchased life insurance from AccuQuote in 2006.  In 2012, we reached out to Cal– his needs had changed and he realized he needed another $350,000 term policy. Two…

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Byron Udell Shares His Passion for Life Insurance

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…

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