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13
Aug

Join Life Happens and LIMRA for a Special Twitter Chat during #LIAM18

Join Life Happens and LIMRA for a Special Twitter Chat during #LIAM18 Join Life Happens and LIMRA representatives as we moderate a Twitter Chat focused on findings from the 2018 Insurance Barometer Study. There will be plenty of activity from the media, insurance companies, agents and consumers. We hope the chat helps promote life insurance awareness among the public and

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1
Aug

Tips for Back to School Season

Tips for Back to School Season Although it’s not even August yet, storefronts and businesses are beginning to advertise what some kids dread, and others cherish, back to school time. In a report from Huntington Bank Backpack Index, school supplies have increased a whopping 88% since 2007. With this statistic, here are 3 tips to consider for this back to

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31
Jul

5 Things to Know About Getting Life Insurance for Your Child

5 Things to Know About Getting Life Insurance for Your Child We spend so much time talking about the reasons adults need life insurance (income protection, covering funeral costs and so on) that it’s easy to forget why it may be a good idea for you to insure your children as well. When we think about it, we reason that

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16
Jul

5 Signs You Need to Up Your Life Insurance Coverage

5 Signs You Need to Up Your Life Insurance Coverage Depending on the type of life insurance policy you have, you could be covered anywhere between one year and the rest of your life, depending on if you have term or permanent life insurance. But if you’ve had a policy for a while, it might no longer be enough. As

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16
Jul

Celebrate Financial Freedom with Fixed Indexed Annuities

Celebrate Financial Freedom with Fixed Indexed Annuities The Fourth of July may be over, but your financial freedom never has to end, and with the right retirement vehicles in your financial portfolio, it doesn’t have to. In fact, there are many ways retirement can increase financial freedom and ensure security by providing a guaranteed lifetime income stream. For example, a fixed indexed

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2
Jul

Tips for Summer Travel

Tips for Summer Travel Are you planning to get away from the normal this summer? According to AAA, so is about 35% of Americans. With vacation season in its prime, businesses everywhere are hiking prices and fees in anticipation for a busy season. With this, here are 5 quick tips to save money on your summer travel. Strategically plan your

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29
Jun

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Life Insurance

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Life Insurance Life insurance blah blah blah. Is that what you hear when someone mentions it as part of your new job’s employee benefits round-up or when you see something about it on TV or social media?  Not to worry: we’ve got the low-down on what you need to know. And it’s really not

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22
Jun

IALC Testifies to Include Lifetime Income Features in ERISA Retirement Plans

IALC Testifies to Include Lifetime Income Features in ERISA Retirement Plans The Department of Labor’s (DOL) ERISA Advisory Council, a group that sets the standards for the most established pension plans in the private sector, held hearings June 19-21 to revisit ERISA regulations and discuss the need for protecting retirement savers against the risk of outliving their savings. Elizabeth MacGowan,

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15
Jun

3 Ways to Prepare Your Dad for Retirement this Father’s Day

3 Ways to Prepare Your Dad for Retirement this Father’s Day Although most people know it’s never too early to start planning for retirement, many Americans aren’t truly prepared, and there are many supporting statistics from the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council’s (IALC) data: One in four baby boomers (think: your dad) have less than $5,000 saved for retirement More than 40

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14
Jun

Getting Married? Two Questions You Need to Ask Your Partner (but Probably Haven’t)

Getting Married? Two Questions You Need to Ask Your Partner (but Probably Haven’t) Getting married is a big leap. And you may be in the midst of a whole lot of planning—from when and where to have the wedding to whom to invite. But planning the wedding and honeymoon is just the start of your life together. As you start

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