12 Things You Didn’t Know About Annuities

11 Jun

Annuities are great tools for retirement planning, but they can be complicated, too. And the terminology can be confusing even when the underlying concept is simple. When it comes to this important piece of the retirement-security puzzle, how well do you understand annuities? More>>

Disability Insurance Facts from LIMRA

12 May

During Disability Insurance Awareness Month, LIMRA joins the industry to remind Americans about the importance of having disability insurance coverage to protect their income if they become disabled and are unable to work. Here are some facts that highlight the importance of disability insurance coverage. More>>

Pandemic Unknown COVID-19 Coronavirus

16 Apr

Guest contributor: Emily Bancroft, MS, ALMI, AIRC, ACS, Underwriter, Crump Life Insurance Services

The United States has entered what feels like an uncertain time for many people. It has been generations since our country has been faced with a pandemic of this magnitude. The scary part of COVID-19 is that we do not have a lot of answers and there is so much unknown with this novel coronavirus. The important thing for all of us is to remain calm, educate ourselves on what is known, and prepare as best we can. More>>

Life Insurance Offers Clients Protection in Tough Times

14 Apr

When we think of life insurance, often the first thing that comes to mind is protection. That protection extends to both good and bad markets – and not just death benefits, but living benefits, too. Given the recent headlines, here are some talking points you can share with clients. More>>

Don’t Wait for Clients to Declare Their Personal State of Emergency

7 Apr

We continue to watch an unprecedented time in the economy with the 10-year Treasury rate at an all-time low and the stock market on a daily rollercoaster over fears of COVID-19 coronavirus sweeping the globe. We are watching an economy that is fighting through hard times. But with enough time and calmer heads, we will see markets return to normal levels and the economy begin to recover. More>>