Category Archives: WHOLE LIFE INSURANCE

The Whole Life vs. Term Insurance Debate

“It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.” – Joseph, Joubert  Should You “Buy Term and Invest the Difference”? In a recent comment from a reader on a post about … Continue reading

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Make a Million Dollar Resolution (Part 3) – Start Building Equity!

“Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.” – Cavett Robert   Last year we published Parts 1 and 2 of “Make a Million Dollar Resolution,” and today, we … Continue reading

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Family Banking 101

“A Family Bank is a strategy to keep wealth in your family and keep it growing… from generation to generation.” – The Family Banking Book (forthcoming) This strategy has been called “Family Banking,” “Private Family Banking,” the “Private Reserve Strategy,” … Continue reading

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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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