According to a recent survey from Forbes (Which you can read about here) a relatively small number of Americans actually view life insurance for all that it can provide. Most have a limited view of what it can be used for, believing it’s only a means of protecting their families from unpaid debt. Reach out to us, we can explain some aspects of certain types of life insurance you may not be aware of.
You may have heard the adage “you only live once” as it applies to pursuing opportunities and taking risks. But what does this saying really mean? While we agree that “you only live once”, you could also take it to mean that you should think wisely and avoid mistakes. Preparing for retirement is not a time to throw caution to the wind, nor to take risks that we can’t correct in our remaining lifetime. Retirement is a time to enjoy yourself, however, it’s also the time when you need to be most cautious. If you’d like to learn about some
We found an article recently from AARP that might interest you. It referenced a “safety-first” approach, which is something we have always believed in. The idea is to cover all of your essential expenses with guaranteed sources of income, meaning sources like Social Security, pensions, and annuities that pay you an income you can’t outlive. If you’re married, your essential expenses should cover not only yourself, but also your spouse as well. Call us if you’d like to review your expenses and your sources of income to see if they’re measuring up to what your needs are. We’re always here
Whether you are approaching retirement age or are decades away, you need to be thinking about what the safest place is to keep your money. Too many times retirees are left empty-handed because they put all of their savings into a risky investment, or failed to ensure they had the risk tolerance to absorb market volatility. Call us for some ideas and options you may not have considered. We’re always here to help.
Life insurance can be complicated. There are several different types of life insurance, and finding the right type for your needs is important. Term life insurance, where coverage expires after a certain number of years, is one type. Permanent insurance, like whole and universal life insurance policies, keep coverage in place no matter how long you live, is yet another. We believe the best insurance policies allow the funds you’ve paid to grow, and you have the ability to pass that growth on to beneficiaries income-tax free. Call us, we can tell you more. We’re always here to help.