Does life insurance ever seem like a foreign language?

P4P028-NavigatingLifeInsuranceTerminologyP4P’s Kim Butler and No BS Money Guy Todd Strobel answer another listener-submitted question. Life insurance terminology and lingo is the topic of discussion. Kim and Todd travel the A to Z’s of life insurance with a few pit stops along the way.

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Show Notes:

[0:00] Prologue

[0:19] Intro

[0:52] Understanding Life Insurance Terms and Terminology

[3:11] Premiums

[5:08] Cash Value

[8:43] Dividends

[12:37] Gross Cash Value

[13:22] Automatic Paid-Up Additions

[16:35] Waiver of Premium

[18:36] Death Benefit or Face Amount

[19:41] Financial Planning Has Failed

[20:34] Increasing Death Benefit

[21:15] Interest

[23:42] Positions Within Life Insurance

[25:52] Automatic Premium Loans

[27:02] Reduced Paid-Up

[29:26] Opportunity Cost

[30:41] Wrap-Up

[31:29] Outro


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