Category Archives: INSURANCE ADVICE

Has Kiplinger’s Sold Out?  The Financial Media Bias (Part 2 – The Stock Market and Saving Money)

“Personal finance publications bias their recommendations—either consciously or subconsciously—to favor advertisers.” – Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz, Quarterly Journal of Economics Two weeks ago, we started a rant inspired by a single issue of Kiplinger’s that I picked up to read … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Save a Life Insurance Policy (even if you can’t afford the premiums)

“I bought a new life insurance policy but the small print is impossible to understand. All I´m sure of is that after I die, I can stop paying.” Do You Want to Stop Paying Your Life Insurance Premiums? What happens … Continue reading

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Suze Orman: Follow Her Example – Not Her Advice!

“…We place a lot of “stock” in the so-called “experts” and financial celebrities…. Unfortunately what they do and what they say are of two opposing philosophies.” – Wealthicity.com Actions Speak Louder Than Words It seems that the best advice can be … Continue reading

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Is Whole Life Insurance a Good Investment? Busting the ROI Illusion

“Whenever I hear a financial consultant (or anyone) talk about less expensive premiums for term, I know they really don’t understand how this animal of properly designed whole life insurance really works.” – DailyFinance.com Is whole life insurance a good … Continue reading

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Is Gold a Good Investment? (Part 1)

“Mr. Bond, all my life I have been… in love with gold. I love its colour, its brilliance, its divine heaviness… I ask you… is there any other substance on earth that so rewards its owner?” – Ian Fleming, Goldfinger … Continue reading

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How to Buy Life Insurance for a Child

“The sooner you save, the faster your money can grow…” -Forbes.com, “The Five Most Important Money Lessons to Teach Your Kids“ Are you considering buying life insurance for an heir?In last week’s post, “Life Insurance for Children and Grandchildren – … Continue reading

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Life Insurance for Children and Grandchildren? The Surprising Benefits

“If you want to start an argument, ask a group of financial advisers what they think about buying life insurance for children.” – Bankrate.com Should you get life insurance for a child? Don’t people only “need” life insurance if they … Continue reading

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