October 7, 2013
October is Organize Your Medical Information Month, the month to get all your medical information and related paperwork together in one, easy-to-find location. Why is this important? Imagine this scenario: There’s been an accident and you’re unconscious and on the way to the hospital. You can’t provide the medical team with information about your health […]
September 9, 2013
Boomer’s circumstances are also all too real for many other households where a key family provider passed away and because of being under- or uninsured, left behind loved ones reeling from the emotional loss and the financial hardship. Statistics show that only 44% of households own individual life insurance, which combined with a reduction in the number of consumers with group insurance, leaves about one-third of people with no insurance at all. And one-third of those who do have life insurance don’t believe they have enough.
August 26, 2013
tart now working on those you made eight months ago, working on the principle that there is no time like the present. Here are four quick tasks to undertake—one for each week of this coming month—to get your financial life under control and heading in the right direction. (You’re on your own with the diet and exercising!)
July 8, 2013
Millennials believe that financial literacy should be taught—either in high school or college or by parents. But even if you haven’t broached the subject yet, it’s not too late. Start with the resources available through the Next Generation website. The site offers a range of free resources focusing on five key areas—risk, life insurance, health insurance, disability insurance and financial planning—and includes quizzes, family activities, glossaries with terms and phrases related to insurance and financial planning and a video library.
June 10, 2013
If it’s been some time since you and your husband had the “life insurance talk,” then let Father’s Day serve as the incentive to sit down and do the numbers. Use the following scenarios as a starting point to evaluate the type and amount of coverage your husband currently carries and consider if it’s enough.