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At Thanksgiving, Let’s Talk Turkey About Life Insurance

Want some great thanksgiving recipes?

By Byron Udell | November 13, 2017

Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for the good things in life. It’s a time to share best wishes and thanks with family and friends. But do you know what’s another great way to show your family that you’re truly thankful? Bring home life insurance! Thanksgiving is a special time of year. Traditionally, friends…

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Employer-Provided Life Insurance May Not Be Enough

Will employer-provided life insurance be enough for your family?

By Byron Udell | November 13, 2017

The good news is more people now have employer-provided life insurance through their jobs than have individual policies. The bad news is that company coverage alone is probably not enough for your needs. So what can you do if you want more coverage? According to a recent survey sponsored by the Life Insurance and Market…

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Are Life Insurance Medical Exams R.I.P.?

Is the Life Insurance medical exam dead?

By Byron Udell | November 6, 2017

Is the life insurance medical exam on its way to extinction? Will giving blood as a requirement for coverage eventually disappear like all those Blockbuster stores? Will bringing back a bathroom sample someday be a thing of the past? For the answers to these and other awkward questions, read on. Got life insurance? If not,…

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Will Genetic Testing Make it Harder to Get Life Insurance?

Will genetic testing make it harder to get life insurance?

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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You Can Be the Beneficiary of Your Life Insurance Policy

You can be the beneficiary of your life insurance policy.

By Byron Udell | September 8, 2017

Typically, a life insurance policy financially protects your family…not YOU. But now, YOU CAN be the beneficiary of your life insurance policy, while you’re still alive. Sounds too good to be true? The answer might surprise you. Let’s face it. The topic of life insurance tends not to generate a great deal of enthusiasm with…

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Got Student Loan Debt? Get Life Insurance.

Life insurance can help with student loan debt.

By Byron Udell | September 8, 2017

Holy cow! Have you seen how much it costs to go to college these days? Many college grads are carrying a crippling amount of student loan debt. But what if you die before you’ve paid off your loans? Here’s a way to ensure that your family doesn’t get stuck with your unpaid student debt…Life Insurance….

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How to Maximize Your Pension…With Life Insurance

By Byron Udell | September 8, 2017

If you have a company pension plan, before you retire, you will have to decide how your pension payout should be distributed. This blog will give you the lowdown on some important payout options. Learn more about Pension Maximization. Are you one of the lucky people out there who has a pension plan through your…

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Got Your Game Face On? Fall Football is Here!

By Byron Udell | September 8, 2017

Autumn is the official start of football season. But it’s not the only game out there. To find out more, grab that pigskin and get ready to play. The fall is almost officially upon us. The leaves are starting to turn all those memorable shades of amber. The air has a crisper bite. In short,…

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What Comes to Mind When You Hear the Words “Life Insurance”?

What are the benefits of life insurance?

By Byron Udell | August 23, 2017

When people think of the words “life insurance,” many have an uneasy aftertaste to the term. Why? This blog explores the benefits of life insurance and why some people are hinky about coverage. Say you’re a tourist visiting New York City. You go into any coffee shop or diner and order a bagel. You take…

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September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

Every month is Life Insurance Awareness Month.

By Byron Udell | August 20, 2017

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. If you don’t have life insurance NOW would a good time to get some. [Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published on September 25, 2014. The content has been updated.] According to Life Happens, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping consumers make smart insurance decisions to safeguard their families’…

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