What Smokers Should Know About Buying Life Insurance

3 Aug

If you enjoy smoking, you probably know that it can impact your health. But did you know you will likely end up paying significantly more for life insurance if you smoke? Because life insurance is often an important part of a financial plan, it’s important to understand what to expect if you’re a smoker (or use other nicotine) and are shopping for coverage. More>>

Yelp Reveals the Most Popular Delivery Order Unique to Every State During COVID-19

31 Jul

It’s no secret that delivery has made life at home a little more enjoyable for many people during the last two months. At Yelp, we’ve been inspired by the resilience of restaurants across the nation, and their ability to provide safe food delivery to their customers. We’ve seen white tablecloth restaurants and cocktail bars quickly pivot to preparing takeout versions of their food and drinks, and on May 30th, communities across the country will celebrate Yelp’s second Big Night In, to support their local restaurants by ordering delivery. More>>

3 Ways Blogs Can Help Build Your Client Relationships

29 Jul

Guest contributor: Paul Lipka, manager, marketing communications at Crump Life Insurance Services

Staying top of mind with clients has become critical as we transition to the next normal of productive business activity. In-person client meetings all but disappeared a few months ago, and safety concerns will continue to limit face-to-face interactions for the foreseeable future. More>>

Children’s Life Insurance Policies have Value

27 Jul
Life insurance for children is not something parents typically think about. But according to Sid Halpern, founder and CEO of Halpern & Associates in Independence and Moreland Hills, and Lee Nathans, account executive at Call Insurance Agency in Columbus, a life insurance policy is a worthwhile investment. There are some very good reasons to consider insuring a child for his or her benefit, Halpern said. More>>

Can You Answer These Real ‘Jeopardy!’ Questions About Each State?

24 Jul

Few game shows in TV history are as iconic as “Jeopardy!” Answering trivia questions about anything from “U.S. stuff” and “state mottos” to “spelling” and “we love the planet” is a favorite pastime of many Americans. A big part of the fun of the show is playing along at home. And now you have a chance to test your skills. More>>

9 Products That Will Make You More Comfy, Productive and Healthy While Working from Home

22 Jul

Millions of Americans have been working from home for months, and with Covid-19 cases rising in many states, there is no clear end in sight. Other companies have even promised to stay remote permanently.

So, if you’ve decided it’s time to invest in improving your home office setup, here are nine products — from ergonomic tools to a cold brew coffee-maker — that will make your WFH days more comfortable. More>>

Life Insurance Riders

20 Jul

A basic life insurance policy offers financial protection for your loved ones after you pass away. It can keep them from being burdened by your debt or the costs of your funeral. But sometimes you need more than just a basic policy.

If that’s the case, you can purchase a life insurance rider to add extra benefits to your life insurance policy. In this article, we’ll explain what a life insurance rider is, what types of riders you can get and whether or not they’re worth the extra cost. More>>

90 Plus Epic Grilling Ideas for an Oven Free Summer

17 Jul

Summer usually means wanting to spend as much time outside as possible in the nice weather and wanting to spend as little time in the kitchen heating up the house and causing the a/c to go into overdrive. Both of these desires are why grilling is such a great option. Luckily, we have a practically endless number of grilling recipe ideas. If you’re new to grilling or feeling a little rusty, check out some essential grilling tips, and then give it a go! And don’t feel like you have to save grilling for weekends or parties: There are plenty of easy, simple recipes here you can make for a quick weeknight dinner. More>>

The Ultimate Guide to Sales Tips for Each Generation

15 Jul
Every fifteen to twenty or so years, a new generation emerges, and as the kids that compose it come of age, they generally catch some flak from their older counterparts. It’s almost like a rite of passage to take heat from your elders and give it right back to them — only to do the exact same thing they did once you’re their age. More >>

10 Things Life Insurance Beneficiaries Should Know

13 Jul

If you know you’re a beneficiary on a life insurance policy, you have protection for your financial future. Life insurance is often purchased to make sure that family members can pay bills, go to college or even support a family business if the insured person passes away. More>>