Archive for August, 2015


181 Cars, Houses and Yard Sale Knick Knacks

In episode 181 of the Financial Procast, here’s what we discuss: Money Flees U.S. stock funds SEC commissioners push for greater pricing transparency for bonds Variable Annuity surrender charges aren’t what some would have you think Rents rise to “crazy” levels An as a reminder, there will not be a new episode of the financial […]

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180 Follow Us on Facebook and Like Us on the Tweeter

  Ever been around someone who tried too hard? It’s painfully obvious. The financial services industry is guilty of this kind of behavior. Need proof? Just google the term “society of grownups” and you will need no further evidence that we’re telling you the truth. I could link to them here but we make it […]

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Who are Our Clients?

  After we published the no contest between whole life and term life insurance article a few weeks ago many of you apparently found a side comment I made very intriguing. We’ve received more emails asking about our typical clients than any other subject since that article went live. I’ve resisted writing this post for years. […]

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179 Welcome to Chi Phi Pi

  Don’t let the title fool you. We’re not actually starting our own sorority. But we do think that it’s a shame that the CFP board recently compared itself to one in a recent court case where they were being sued. We thought it was an organization dedicated to upholding a professional standard in the financial […]

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The Over-Loan Protection Rider

For years, the task of creating income from a life insurance policy was all about balancing the growth of policy loans against the growth of policy cash values. Assuming the policy cash values grew at a faster pace than the loan balance, everything was a-okay. But what happens if the loan balance outpaces the growth […]

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