Deb Newman, CLU, ChFC, LTCP, Chair of the LIFE Foundation Board of Directors

Deb Newman, CLU, ChFC, LTCP, Chair of the LIFE Foundation Board of Directors

October 5, 2012

It IS a Choice

If she had tapped her savings for $3,000 a year for a long-term care insurance policy, she could have conserved a large portion of her savings

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May 15, 2012

Here's the Real Question The Wall Street Journal Should Be Asking

Yesterday The Wall Street Journal published the article “Should You Purchase Long-Term Care Insurance?” Actually, it was a debate between two people. Mark Meiners, a professor of health administration and policy at George Mason University, argued in favor of long-term-care insurance. Prescott Cole, a senior staff attorney at California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, argued […]

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April 20, 2012

What We Are Really Like

In pop culture, life insurance agents often get cast in a less than flattering light, but I’m going to tell you one of my favorite stories that may change your view. My sister-in-law Anne’s mother died several years ago. She was 75 and had lived a long, full life, which included raising five children on […]

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March 23, 2012

What Will Your Retirement Look Like?

Did you know that for women 65 and older Social Security represents two-thirds of their income? Without Social Security, an estimated 58% of widows (age 65+) would live in poverty, according to a 2010 U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee report. With inflation and other economic pressures, women who are relying on Social Security income in […]

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February 28, 2012

When Does Financial Commitment Start?

Statistics are just numbers, until they hit home with a personal story, right? I read a Pew report recently that said marriages in the U.S. are on the decline. Barely half of adults—just 51%—are married, and those who are marrying are doing it later. Then I started thinking about the decline in the sale of […]

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