Category Archives: INSURANCE AS AN ASSET

Whole Life Vs. Universal Life: What Insurance Agents and Financial Advisors Really Think

“Believe (me), it’s not fun try­ing to explain to a client why his cash value went down and what are those high fees about.” – Agent/Advisor discussing Whole Life vs. Universal Life with a colleague Have you ever wondered if … Continue reading

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The Life Insurance Commission Shock: Whole Life Commissions vs. Mutual Fund Expenses

“Last week I bought a life insurance retirement policy. All I’ve got to do is keep up the payments for 15 years, then my agent can retire.” How much commission does a life insurance agents make? You might be very … Continue reading

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Too Old for Life Insurance? The Surprising Truth about Seniors and Life Insurance

 “Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.” – Maurice Chevalier Recently, a Partners4Prosperity reader asked, “How well do ‘income for life’ type programs work for people within 5 years of retirement? Are these programs more for younger … Continue reading

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Borrowing Against Life Insurance: The Pros and Cons

“A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.”  Bob Hope Two weeks ago we asked the question, “Should you borrow against your life insurance policy?” Today, we continue the … Continue reading

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Should You Borrow Against Your Life Insurance Policy?

“Most people do not become rich because they fear the power of leverage.” -Robert Kiyosaki One of the advantages of a Whole Life Insurance policy is the ability to borrow against your cash value, though the concept is widely misunderstood, … Continue reading

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How Safe is Your Money? FDIC Insurance and Fractional Reserve Banking

“You’re thinking of this place all wrong… as if I had the money back in a safe. The money’s not here. Your money’s in Joe’s house…right next to yours. And in the Kennedy house, and Mrs. Macklin’s house, and a … Continue reading

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Saving Right: Is Your Emergency Fund Prepared for Opportunities?

“The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” -Benjamin Disraeli The Best Way to Save Money Only three years before the Great Depression started with the stock market crash … Continue reading

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