Archive Monthly Archives: June 2013

Exotic Investment Schemes are NOT Always Better

Have you ever met someone who has had the next great investment idea?  It may be a really good friend, perhaps someone that you see on the cocktail party circuit or in many cases it’s your friendly

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043 How to Buy a Car

(Complete Show Notes Below) In the 43rd episode of the Financial Procast: The Financial Procast talks Cars We thought we'd take a detour today from the world of life insurance, investments and retirement

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Paid up Additions Load Round Up

We love paid up additions. That has never been much of a mystery around the Insurance Pro Blog. And we get a lot of questions about paid-up additions. The one questions that by far sticks out the most

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CNBC Thinks Life Insurance Works for Retirement Income?

Yeah you read that right.  In a recent story over at CNBC, How to Invest for a (Mostly) Tax-Free Retirement life insurance is actually given a little a tip of the hat! Clearly, the world is coming to

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042 #DaveRamsey

(Complete Show Notes Below) In the 42nd episode of the Financial Procast: Dave Ramsey Gets In a Twitter Fight Yes, you right that right!  It seems that about two weeks ago, some of the Financial Planning

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Why Life Insurance Works so well for Retirement Income

Life Insurance used to generate retirement income is a slightly more advanced subject within the world of life insurance and financial planning. The stock jockeys hate it, and the life insurance agents

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Whole Life Insurance Income Distributions 2013 Edition

As we’ve mentioned before, most life insurance agents like to spar about the numbers in a way that seeks to make the particular whole life insurance policy they're pitching seem like the clear winner. 

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041 529 College Savings Plans

(Complete Show Notes Below) In the 41st episode of the Financial Procast: Are 529 College Savings Plans a Good Idea? Generally speaking we're not in love with the 529 savings plans.  They seem like a

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Top Whole Life Insurance Companies for Building Cash Value

It’s no big secret that we think whole life insurance is pretty awesome. Hopefully, most of you realized we were just being cheeky on our podcast last week when we declared that it sucked (though we

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