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Disability Coverage Can Protect Your Income

Written by Greg Boots.

As retirement looms, what is your most valuable asset? Is it your home? Your business? Your retirement nest egg?

The answer, for most working Americans, is none of the above. Any home, business or investments you own are, of course, critical assets. But your most important asset is your ability to earn an income. Your capacity to generate earnings until you retire can make the difference between being comfortable in your golden years or just scraping by.

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Premium Financing for Insurance Policies

Written by Greg Boots.

Can Enhance Investors’ Control of Assets

When most people buy a home, they take out a mortgage. By borrowing 70%, 80% or more of the home’s value, buyers can get more house than they could with just their available assets. What if you could protect your assets and preserve your ability to fund investments using same concept of leverage? A well-structured insurance plan can help you do exactly that.

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Lump Sum or Annuity in Retirement?

Written by Greg Boots.

A growing number of employers are offering workers the option of annuitizing some or all of their workplace retirement savings, as opposed to taking it in one lump sum. While the lump sum option has its advantages, we believe many investors would be better served by choosing to annuitize.

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Using Insurance to Fund a Buy/Sell Agreement

Written by Greg Boots.

A recent study from Nationwide shows three in five small businesses do not have a business succession plan in place, meaning they are sorely unprepared in the event something happens to one of the owners. The fact that the personal wealth of many small business owners is intricately tied with their underlying business only serves to compound the problem. Without a proper plan in place, the risks to the business and the family are considerable.

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Don't Let Common Misconceptions Affect your Life Insurance Coverage

Written by Greg Boots.

When it comes to life insurance, many people have coverage-related questions. Indeed, it can be very tricky because every individual's and family's life insurance needs are different. In our experience, investor confusion often leads to coverage gaps, meaning many people are significantly unprepared for the unexpected.