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Understanding What’s Covered and What’s Not Covered with Life Insurance

How Life Insurance Can Be Used Life insurance can be an estate planning tool, an investment vehicle, or simply a way to replace lost income in case of unexpected death. Some people purchase life insurance to establish an inheritance for their children or as a strategy to donate to a favorite charity. Unlike other types of insurance coverage, there are no restrictions on how death...

Medicare 101: Terms You Should Know When Reviewing Your Plan

When you enroll in Medicare, it is something like learning a new language. There are a number of terms you will need to learn to understand the process of enrollment and how your plan works. The following are some Medicare terms you will need to know when you review your plan. Part A: Medicare hospital insurance Part B:Medicare doctor and outpatient insurance Part C: Medicare...

Welcome to Parenthood: Here’s What You Should Know About Your Policy

Becoming a new parent is an exciting, challenging, and somewhat overwhelming experience. When your child is born, you are suddenly responsible for a whole new little person. Instantly, your top priority becomes caring for and protecting your child. Life insurance plays an important role in protecting your baby boy or girl. It is a way to ensure financial support should something unexpected happen to you....

Should I Apply for Medicare if I have Veterans Affairs Coverage?

The Veterans Administration (VA) encourages veterans to enroll in Medicare Parts A and B at age 65, during the initial enrollment period. This gives you more options for the care you may need in the future. VA health care will cover care you receive in VA clinics and hospitals, but it does not generally cover care provided by other doctors and facilities. Even if you...

Here’s Why You Should Buy Life Insurance for Your College Student

A college student does not typically have children or debt, other than student loans. With no dependents who rely on them, why would you buy life insurance for a child in college? No one wants to consider the death of a child. However, should this tragedy occur in your family, if you have co-signed on any loans, it can become a problem. On the positive...