• Is it time for life insurance?

Is It Time for Life Insurance?

Important life events may call for it.

Many younger Americans lack life insurance. A 2014 report from insurance industry analyst LIMRA found that only a third of Gen Y Americans have any life insurance coverage. In the same survey of 6,000 respondents, six in 10 Gen X and Gen Y Americans said their households would be […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Financial Article|
  • The Importance of Life Insurance

The Importance of Life Insurance Audit

Is it time to review your policy?

Life insurance can be confusing. Do you have the right kind? Do you know if you have enough? Do you need any at all?

The insurance companies have several different types available: whole life, term life, universal life. Some life insurance policies have a cash value while others do not. […]

By |July 27th, 2015|Financial Article|
  • Life Insurance at an Early Age

Life Insurance at an Early Age

Here’s why it can be a good idea.

You may have read that you don’t need to buy life insurance early in life. That’s not necessarily true. In fact, getting a policy before midlife may prove wise. Relatively few people opt for life insurance coverage between the ages of 18 and 45, yet there are compelling […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Financial Article|

Monthly Market Commentary – November

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A rampaging bull market overcame two significant challenges in October – a 16-day closure of most of the federal government, and the threat of a U.S. debt default. Congress broke the stalemate with a short-term rescue – a deal which guaranteed government funding until January 15 and extended the nation’s borrowing authority until February 7. Investors were relieved, and the S&P 500 added 4.46% to its YTD gain during the month. As expected, the Federal Reserve did not scale back its stimulus. As assorted commodities alternately rose and fell, global stock benchmarks mostly rose. Social Security recipients got a mild increase in payments for 2014, and uninsured individuals who visited healthcare.gov mostly got frustrated. Signs of the housing market cooling down a bit emerged, but there was still good news from the sector.1,2 […]

By |November 7th, 2013|Monthly Market Commentary|

Monthly Market Commentary – April

Stocks just couldn’t be stopped in March. The S&P 500 rose 3.60%, all the way to a new record close of 1,569.19 on March 28 (the last market day of the month). The Dow and Russell 2000 reached all-time peaks as well. Even another crisis in Europe couldn’t stop the advance. Stateside […]

By |April 22nd, 2013|Monthly Market Commentary|
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