Archive for November, 2011


The Many Handy Uses of Term Insurance

Some people may assume that insurance agents like me despise term insurance.  Look at it and wince with a large degree of disgust. Nope.

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Are You Kidding Me? (How to Vet Financial Advice)

It’s no real surprise that I’m no fan of Dave Ramsey.  Most would suggest it’s due to his anti-permanent life stance, but that’s not really it.  Sure that helps solidify my belief that the dude knows little about the product, and a quick peruse of his work on this subject should quickly leave any knowledgeable [...]

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Moderation

I wanted to take a moment this week to temper things a bit and remind everyone that the Insurance Pro Blog is not an appendage of the Bank on Yourself or Be Your Own Banker folks.  We aren’t affiliated and our name nor the Salus Agency (the agency that I own) will show up in any [...]

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Buy Term and Invest the Difference?

You didn’t think we’d pass on a chance to tackle this mammoth of the financial planning world did you?  A hotly debated notion for years and years pioneered by a guy who started a company to hawk term insurance under a simplistic mantra that appealed to the common folk that was later picked up by [...]

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They’re Back…Sort of…

After some egging on from those who felt the old basic content was important. I’ve decided to bring some of it back out for public use. The Basics of Life Insurance series is back (minus the UL one as I’m still tweaking it a bit since I felt it was a little unfairly done). They [...]

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The Kids…

Since we completely ignored the fact that there was a Holiday earlier this week, we’ll take a minute to wish everyone a belated Happy Halloween (it’s even more embarrassing that the last article to drop came out on 10/31).  Unless you the one around the office who spends an hour or more before work dolling [...]

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