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4 Good Reasons to Buy Life Insurance in Your 20s and 30s

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

By Byron Udell | July 31, 2017

The earlier you buy life insurance, the better…and cheaper. To find out why, read on. [Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on December 2, 2015. The content has been updated.] Life insurance is one of those things a lot of people don’t really want to think about until they’re “older.” I get it. People…

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7 Life Insurance Mistakes That Could Cost You Big Time

Avoid these 7 life insurance mistakes when you buy a policy.

By Byron Udell | July 31, 2017

Think you have to be a brainiac to buy life insurance? Not really. But it does help to know a few facts. Here are 7 life insurance mistakes to avoid. [Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on October 29, 2015. The content has been updated.] How well do you understand life insurance? I’m sure…

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Three Troubling Stats About Life Insurance

By Byron Udell | July 31, 2017

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. Are you aware of these three troubling statistics? [Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on September 2, 2015. The content has been updated.] September is Life Insurance Awareness Month.  Even though I feel that EVERY month should be Life Insurance Awareness Month, I embrace every opportunity to bang…

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

By Byron Udell | July 31, 2017

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. [Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on November 24, 2014. The content has been updated.] Calvin Lampert purchased life insurance from AccuQuote in 2006.  In 2012, we again…

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NOW is the Best Time to Get Disability Insurance

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By Byron Udell | July 31, 2017

Do you have disability insurance? If not, this would be a great time to consider getting some. To find out why, read on. [Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on May 6, 2014. The content has been updated.] These are some of the best times to consider buying an individual disability insurance policy.  Carriers…

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

Planning on buying life insurance?

By Byron Udell | July 31, 2017

Is using your credit card to pay your life insurance premiums 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…

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Glenn Hacker – Learn Something New Every Day

Let's here from Glenn Hacker, one of the trusted agents here at AccuQuote.

By Byron Udell | July 31, 2017

AccuQuote agent Glenn Hacker come into work every day with a mission…learn something new. And it’s that attitude that makes Glenn a great life insurance agent. Glenn Hacker has been an agent at AccuQuote for just over a year. His positive presence and super work ethic has been infectious here at our home office in…

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Should You Have a Contingent Life Insurance Beneficiary?

Should you have a contingent Life Insurance beneficiary?

By Byron Udell | January 31, 2017

So what’s your life insurance beneficiary back-up plan? Consider listing a Contingent Life Insurance Beneficiary on your policy. It’s the smart thing to do. When you buy a life insurance policy, you must designate a beneficiary to receive your death benefit. The most common primary beneficiary is typically the spouse of the insured. So the…

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Your Vote Can Send a Kid to College

By Byron Udell | September 23, 2016

Help AccuQuote send a deserving student off to college. We don’t need money. We just need your vote for the Life Lessons Scholarship Program. Yes, it’s that time of year again. It’s September – the official start of autumn. The leaves change color. Schools are back in session. Football season begins. But, most important, September…

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AccuQuote and InsuraMatch

Lying on your life insurance application is not a good idea.

By Byron Udell | February 17, 2016

AccuQuote and InsuraMatch announced the formation of a new marketing and sales partnership. The companies’ partnership offers prospects and clients of each streamlined access to the other’s products and services. AccuQuote offers Life Insurance products while InsuraMatch is in the Property Casualty market.   Wheeling, IL, February 17, 2016 –(PR.com)– AccuQuote and InsuraMatch announced the…

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