Archive Monthly Archives: November 2013

065 How Much Life Insurance Should You Buy?

Continuing on with our theme of the the past few weeks, we're going to cover another of those topics that would have probably been really useful for our community about 60 some odd episodes ago.  Oops…sometimes

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Indexed Universal Life Insurance Company Asset Yield Comparison

Oops!! Not sure what happened with our other post today…but hopefully it works this time.  Thanks for your patience. As a form of cash value life insurance that can be manipulated for asset building

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Breaking News: Guardian Life Announces 2014 Dividend Rate

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America has announced its plan to pay $776 million in dividends to its participating life insurance policyholders. The $776 million dollar payout is a decline from

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Breaking News: Penn Mutual Announces 2014 Dividend Rate

The Pennsylvania Mutual Life Insurance Company announced today its plans to pay $33.2 million in dividends to its participating policy holders in 2014. This payout represents a 7% increase in the total

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Principal National Life Joins the Indexed Universal Life Market

Principal National Life has released its product for the indexed universal life market. Indexed Universal Life FlexSM is the name of the product and it carries some interesting features including an S&P

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Breaking News: New York Life Announces 2014 Dividend Rate

New York Life has announced its plans to pay $1.43 billion in dividends to its participating policy holders. This dividend payout is an increase of $109 million over last year. In a very quiet announcement,

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064 If You’re 20 You Need to Save Money, If You’re 40 You Need to Save a Lot O’Money

We are exhuming the body of the Retirement Income horse.  Yeah, we figured we haven't quite beaten this horse enough, so we're gonna dig him up and beat on him some more. This is all metaphor of course,

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Breaking News: MetLife Announces 2014 Dividend Rates

The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company has announced its intentions to pay $1.25 billion in dividends to participating policyholders. Policyholders include both MetLife, New England Financial, and General

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Life Insurance Company Ratings: What Really Matters

We've discussed life insurance company ratings a couple of times from an informational point of view. Today I want to discuss the topic from a practical point a view (i.e. what's the overall benefit to

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