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Should Volunteering Be Part of Your Retirement Plan?

The retirement years are a time of relaxation, self-reflection and reward after decades of working and raising a family. But a quality retirement isn’t just about taking time off; for many it’s about putting time in to something that touches other people’s lives, and that means volunteering. Volunteering gives you …

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Can You Afford Life Insurance?

When you purchase life insurance in your twenties and thirties, the rates are a lot more affordable than when you purchase it in your forties, fifties and up. Even though rates may be higher for you now, that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways you can design a more affordable policy. …

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Five Ways Insurance Policies Can Save Your Retirement

When planning for retirement, it’s important that you don’t focus solely on your retirement savings accounts because true diversity is about having many different resources for cash and hedges against risk. That’s why it’s a good idea to branch out and use insurance to create a firm foundation for financial …

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Considering Cancer Insurance

A cancer diagnosis affects everything in your life. It changes the way you think about treatment options, the way you take care of yourself, and the amount of energy and time you have to put toward work, home upkeep and other everyday activities. Cancer insurance is a responsible way of …

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Is Your Universal Life Policy in Danger?

September is Life Insurance Awareness month, so we’ve got several articles that will discuss the benefits of life insurance as well as give you some pointers on what to look out for when buying and maintaining your policy. Today, I want to talk about a problem that could crop up …

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When Should You Retire?

The decision to retire isn’t necessarily easy. You might think that once you reach a certain age, it’s time to take the plunge, but reality could have a completely different timeline in mind—one that’s not negotiable. There are three main life considerations that will ultimately dictate the date you retire: …

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