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Scientists, One Step Closer to Curing Type I Diabetes

Scientists, One Step Closer to Curing Type I Diabetes

Some of the more notable clients I’ve worked with in Birmingham in the past few years are Type I diabetics. Many of the diabetics I’ve worked with were either previously turned down for insurance or were paying more for coverage than they should have been paying. Insurance companies have a long history of underwriting Type I diabetics more severely.

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Is Your Life Insurance with the Same Company as Your Car? (Part II)

Is Your Life Insurance with the Same Company as Your Car? (Part II)

As a broker, I have the ability to write life insurance policies with some property and casualty companies. I need to know my market and being able to quote with many carriers always gives me a competitive edge. But I’ve never written the first life insurance policy, term or permanent, with a property and casualty company because of price. Ever. The most competitive property and casualty companies will not make it into the top ten on my life insurance quotes.

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Is My Employer Provided Life Insurance a Good Deal?

One of the most common questions I get from people is how much does my employer provided life and disability insurance cost me compared to owning my own policy? I’ve done a great deal of work with employees from some of Birmingham’s largest employers including banks, hospitals and the power company all the way down to businesses with 3 employees and I can say that there are no two employee benefit plans alike! But, here a few good pointers that depending on where you work, may save you as much as 50-75% on your insurance premiums!

 

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Scott Nilsen

From time to time I like recognizing people who do excellent work:  Scott Nilsen is one such person. If you are looking to purchase a new home or refinance your current loan before rates go up, I wanted to recommend Scott Nilsen at First Federal Mortgage. Scott has...

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