Erica Oh Nataren

Erica Oh Nataren

Erica is a writer specializing in life insurance and financial planning topics. You can find her on LinkedIn, @ericanista or erica at Twin Engine Communications dot com.

April 3, 2018

799,182 Reasons to Buy Life Insurance

But assuming you’ll rely on a crowdfunding site if tragedy befalls? Which would you prefer during a time of intense stress—a new technology that enables panicked fundraising by your grieving family, or a time-tested financial tool that delivers funds immediately to your beneficiaries in a cash lump sum to pay immediate expenses, such as the funeral and burial, and in addition, all the day-to-day bills and debts that will have to be paid as life continues on.

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October 16, 2017

3 Ways Life Insurance Can Help Maximize Your Retirement

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who owns a permanent life insurance policy (or are thinking about getting one!) you’ve probably done it primarily to protect your loved ones. But over time, many of your financial obligations may have ended. That’s when your policy can take on a new life—as a powerful tool to make your retirement more secure and enjoyable.

Permanent life insurance can open up options for you in retirement in three unique ways:

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February 16, 2017

Juvenile Life Insurance: The Whys and Hows

For some, the topic of juvenile life insurance evokes confusion and perhaps even fear. After all, why would one want to insure a perfectly healthy child? Thankfully, the loss of a child is extremely rare. So while a juvenile life insurance policy does indeed insure against this very slim risk, some types of coverage are also designed to protect your child’s financial future—in a way no other financial product can.

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June 20, 2016

4 Ways to Get Financially Fit in Your 40s

“Treat the numbers determined by your plan—such as monthly savings—as bills that need to be paid,” advises Jay Howard. When money comes in, it’s easy to start thinking of a new kitchen or a trip to Tulum. “Just be patient and keep the bills paid.”

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