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You Don’t Have to Die to Benefit from Life Insurance

By Byron Udell | March 9, 2017

A life insurance policy doesn’t just help families financially after a loved one dies. It can also be a lifesaver in many other ways. Find out why you don’t have to die to access your policy’s “death benefit.” In the world of life insurance, you hear the term “death benefit” frequently. A death benefit is…

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Do You Have a Family Survivor’s Guide? (Part 2)

By Byron Udell | February 21, 2017

When a loved one dies, there are many legal matters that typically need to be dealt with rather quickly. In Part 1 of this two-part article, we talked about creating a “Family Survivor’s Guide” as an efficient way to organize important documents, in the event of a family member’s unforeseen death. In Part 2, we…

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Do You Have a Family Survivor’s Guide? (Part 1)

By Byron Udell | February 17, 2017

If you were to suddenly die, would those who are left behind know what to do next? If not, you might want to consider creating a “Family Survivor’s Guide” for your loved ones. In Part 1 of this informative two-part article, we’ll talk about how to do just that. There’s an old expression: “It’s better…

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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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Don’t Let Your Loved Ones Lose Out on Benefits

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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Don’t Let Your Family’s Death Benefits Go Unclaimed

By Byron Udell | August 16, 2013

Millions of dollars in life insurance death benefits go unclaimed every year. Don’t let this happen to your loved ones. Some shocking statistics: New York Life paid $3 billion in unclaimed death benefits in the year 2010 to families of individuals insured with them. Residents of New York State (eligible to receive claim checks because of legitimate…

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