Retirement Watch highlights how to choose and manage insurance options courtesy of guru Bob Carlson
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Buying insurance: It’s easier than ever to compare dozens or even hundreds of insurance policies using the Web. Here are some of the more popular sites for buying all kinds of insurance. Be sure to use several sites, since each site gives quotes for different insurers. None deals with all the insurers. Life insurance: www.Masterquote.com […]
Perhaps the most neglected area of financial planning is insurance. The older you are, and the more wealth you have, the more likely you are to have the wrong coverage and be paying too much for the coverage you have. I’m talking here about the plain vanilla policies for insuring your home, autos, and any […]
Let’s begin the year by revealing the facts behind some rather questionable marketing pitches for Estate Planning. Have you heard of the Secret 770 Account? The President’s Account? What about Banking on Your-self® or Infinite Banking? Becoming Your Own Banker, The Personal Bank, or The Retirement Miracle? If you read financial publications, especially online, you […]
The turmoil in long-term care insurance continues. In recent years a number of insurers raised premiums substantially on existing policies or exited the market. A year ago it appeared things would stabilize after the shakeout, but a new round of premium hikes and policy changes is taking place. Two of the largest and most stable […]
What you don’t know about retirement can hurt you. In fact, just a few wrong decisions in your investments, taxes, or estate planning could completely derail your retirement plans. Worse yet, the rules of the game keep changing, making it harder to keep up. For these reasons, I’ve assembled all the key points – everything you need to know — into one comprehensive report. Click here today for free access.
Successful Americans are paying too much for insurance yet don’t have enough cover-age. Those are the findings of a recent survey from ACE Pri-vate Risk Services. The problem actually is worse than the 2010 survey. It’s easy to see how the situation developed. Most successful people didn’t start that way. In their young adult years […]
At the bottom of the list of insurance policies most people consider is disability insurance. It’s the last policy people buy and the first they cut when cash becomes tight. Yet, disability insurance is essential for a package of complete protection, and at many ages you’re more likely to need it than other types of […]
Your permanent life insurance policy could be a ticking bomb. The Federal Reserve’s zero interest rate policy increases the likelihood the bomb will explode soon if it hasn’t already, costing you thousands of dollars. Owners of universal life insurance policies face this risk. There are two main types of permanent life insurance. Traditional whole life […]
Some of the most serious threats to financial independence are often over-looked. Yet, a few simple, actions can avoid large losses from these risks. In addition, you can reduce substantially your out-of-pocket expenses when you pay attention to these neglected issues. The sad fact is that the insurance coverage for most people is wrong. People […]