4 Essential Things to Remember When Buying Life Insurance

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Whether you’ve already bought life insurance or are in the process of purchasing a plan, you know how important a decision it is. Your life insurance policy is what will help take care of any loved ones you may leave behind. Because of that, you want to spend time deciding which policy is best for you and your family. When looking at a policy, there are many factors that come into play. In fact, there are so many things to remember and questions to ask that it can become overwhelming…

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How to Insure Your Growing Family with Life Insurance

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You might not think of life insurance as a gift, but it is. In fact, it’s one of the best gifts you can give your new child. Why? If you suddenly die, your life insurance policy becomes wellspring of cash for your kid when he needs it most. However, there’s just one thing standing in your way: money. Life insurance isn’t free. Here’s how to afford it without breaking the bank. Blended Whole Life Blended whole life insurance is one way to provide permanent life insurance protection without spending a…

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Points to think about when you buy life insurance

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The moment you decide to start a family life, your brain begins to plan for the future. It is natural for anyone of us to think and plan about the good life of our loved ones even when we are gone. This very moment is the point when you start to ponder over a life insurance policy. There are several insurance companies trying to attract you with various schemes and coverages but ultimately a long term plan comes down to deciding between universal life insurance or whole life insurance. The…

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Prudential Insurance reaches settlement with Insurance Departments in seven states

Seven states have announced that they have reached a settlement with Prudential Insurance Company of America as well as a number of its affiliate companies. According to Michael Consedine, the insurance commissioner from Pennsylvania, there were concerns raised over the practices at Prudential over the death benefit payments for beneficiaries of life insurance policies following an exam performed by several states. However, he went on to say that they appreciate the willingness of Prudential to “to reach a settlement that includes changing its business practices to better locate beneficiaries. This…

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The Hartford launches new life insurance Issue First process

The Hartford has announced that it will now be able to offer its customers permanent life insurance in as little as five days, by way of its brand new First Issue process. As the current average in the industry for permanent life insurance delivery is 48 days, the new Hartford process has reduced that time to a mere fraction. It shows that the insurer has listened to the common complaint that they receive from their customers: that life insurance takes too long to purchase, and that they have done something…

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Missouri insurance department implements new program to locate deceased relatives’ life insurance policy

The insurance department in Missouri has just developed a new program that will assist beneficiaries in being able to track down any life insurance policy that is held by the deceased person. The insurance department has said that it isn’t at all uncommon for people to know that a family member has life insurance coverage, but not actually know which insurer sold the policy. Using this new program in Missouri, people who are searching for a life insurance policy for a dead relative will be able to give the information…

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Insurers remind consumers of Life Insurance Awareness Month in September

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, and insurers such as Northwestern Mutual, which has been named the Fortune magazine “World’s Most Admired” life insurance company for 2011, is witnessing a growth in the interest consumers have for their long term protection, as the insurer reminds people across the United States about the importance of life insurance to planning financial security. According to the vice president of life products at Northwestern Mutual, Dave Simbro, “Life Insurance Awareness Month is a great reminder for everyone to consider their life insurance needs”. He…

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