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How Much Does Burial Insurance Cost?

Learn more about Burial Insurance.

By Byron Udell | March 7, 2018

Funerals aren’t cheap. The cost of an average funeral can leave your family with a tsunami’s worth of sticker shock. So how can you make sure that your loved ones won’t get stuck with a big bill for your funeral expenses? Solution? Burial Insurance. Death is not a subject that most people want to talk…

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How Long Does it Take to Get a Life Insurance Quote?

How long does it take to get a life insurance quote?

By Byron Udell | March 6, 2018

Think getting a life insurance policy quote takes a long time? You might be surprised. Find out how long it really takes to get a quote. One of the most common questions we get here at AccuQuote is: “How long does it take to get a life insurance quote?” According to a recent article in…

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Will Driverless Cars be Able to Get Auto Insurance?

Will Driverless Cars be Able to Get Auto Insurance?

By Byron Udell | February 6, 2018

There’s been a lot of talk about driverless cars. But is this technology real or science-fiction? The reality is some automakers are already on board with autonomous vehicles. But if driverless cars do catch on…how will that affect the auto insurance industry as a whole? Believe it or not, self-driving cars are becoming more of…

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Can I Cancel My Life Insurance After I’ve Bought It?

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By Byron Udell | February 6, 2018

What if you’ve recently bought a life insurance policy, but then have second thoughts? Are you stuck with the policy? Can you cancel and get your money back? We’ve all heard the term “buyer’s remorse,” right? It refers to the feeling you have when you purchase something that you later decide…for whatever reason…that you are…

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Will Genetic Testing Make it Harder to Get Life Insurance?

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By Byron Udell | October 17, 2017

Could genetic testing be used as a weapon to deny you the ability to buy life insurance in the future? Sounds like science fiction? Maybe not. If “information is power,” how powerful are these new genetic tests? Can your DNA alone determine whether you can even qualify for coverage? Find out. Anyone remember Gattaca? It…

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Social Security Disability Insurance to Run Out in 2028?

Will Social Security Disability Insurance run out in 2028?

By Byron Udell | September 8, 2017

A recent report states that Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) could run dry by 2028. What will you do if you get disabled a decade from now? Perhaps it’s time to think about owning your very own Disability Insurance policy. According to a July 2017 report from the Heritage Foundation , the Social Security Disability…

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Should You Pay for Life Insurance by Credit Card?

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By Byron Udell | July 31, 2017

Is paying for life insurance by credit card a smart or dumb idea? Read on. [Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on June 16, 2006. The content has been updated.] 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…

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

What is time diversification?

By Byron Udell | July 31, 2017

Most financial advisors recommend to their clients to possess a diversified portfolio. But what about Time Diversification? To find out more, read on. [Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on April 28, 2015. The content has been updated.] There’s not a financial advisor on the planet worth his salt that does not recommend diversification….

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Do Retirees Need Life Insurance?

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By Byron Udell | July 31, 2017

Do seniors still need life insurance after they retire? After all, the kids are gone and you’re ready to take it easy. So why pay those premiums? But before you cancel your policy, you might want to read this blog. You might find that retirees need life insurance. Are you almost ready to retire? Are…

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Why Aren’t Americans Buying Life Insurance?

Why aren't Americans buying life insurance?

By Byron Udell | July 12, 2017

Believe it or not, most Americans are either underinsured or don’t have any life insurance at all. Why aren’t they buying life insurance? There are several reasons for this. To find out more, read on. A recent article revealed that many Americans don’t own life insurance. According to the survey (in which 1,001 U.S. adults…

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