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Life Insurance and Accelerated Underwriting

  I'm excited to have been a source for Investopedia on their recent article covering accelerated underwriting. What Is Accelerated Underwriting? Accelerated underwriting is a great way for healthy persons to get a life insurance policy in place, in less time,...

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Hybrid Life Insurance

Hybrid Life Insurance

I was fortunate enough recently to spend some time discussing Hybrid Life Insurance with Rebecca Lake from U. S. News & World Report. Rebecca did an amazing job of covering all the angles on why hybrid life insurance policies are appealing to people who...

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Three Tips to Save Money  On Your Life Insurance

Three Tips to Save Money On Your Life Insurance

So for those of you who are educating yourself before you buy and for those of you who are questioning whether you’ve gotten a good deal if you’re willing to follow these tips, you’re going to save some money and that will make this process worthwhile. Not to mention the good feeling you get when you know your family or your business is protected, come-what-may.

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8 Things You Absolutely Must Know About Life Insurance

8 Things You Absolutely Must Know About Life Insurance

I suspect we don’t love talking about life insurance because we don’t like talking about death. No shocker there. But open and honest discussions about planning for an unexpected death can be surprisingly life-giving. And even if you don’t buy that, the chances are good that purchasing life insurance is still an important part of your long-term and comprehensive financial plan. -Mike Maurer

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Great Short Video on Life’s Twists and Turns

We buy insurance for the unforeseen events in life as life never works out the way you planned. -Don't be afraid to have the conversation.  Btw, this video deals with the topic of adoption. If you've ever considered adoption, there are some great adoption resources...

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The High Turnover Rate Among Life Insurance Professionals

The High Turnover Rate Among Life Insurance Professionals

Payscale recently did an article on turnover rates among Fortune 500 companies. Near the bottom of the list for turnover are a number of life insurance companies here in Birmingham that you may one day find yourself working with. Employee turnover speaks volumes about management’s ability to train and prepare an employee for success. Payscale’s purpose in writing the article is to inform job seekers and hopefully steer them clear of bad decisions. But it also begs the question: should you be concerned in working with a company like this?

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What is an Independent Insurance Broker and Why You Should Care

What is an Independent Insurance Broker and Why You Should Care

Being a broker allows me to find the best fit for my clientele rather than trying to make one company be a fit for everyone. If someone is looking for the most cost-effective option; I can do that. If someone wants to look at the five most competitive companies for insuring them to age 120, I can do that. More options allows me to be competitive in just about any market.

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