Happy Thanksgiving! What’s Your State’s Favorite Thanksgiving Side?

26 Nov

The turkey is the most iconic part of Thanksgiving dinner, and not to take away its shine or anything, but it’s definitely not the BEST part of the meal. Turkey is simply an outlet for my uncle to use his fancy new electric carver and a vessel for which I can eat a ton of delicious gravy. My friends, as we all know, it’s actually all about the sides, and this year, a survey found that when it comes to our favorite ones, Americans are full of surprises. Here’s to hoping you are enjoying your favorite side dish today. More>>

Long Term Care Policy After COVID-19 – Solving the Nursing Home Crises

10 Nov

Nursing homes have been caught in the crosshairs of the coronavirus pandemic. As of early May 2020, Covid-19 had claimed the lives of more than 28,000 nursing home residents and staff in the United States.1 But U.S. nursing homes were unstable even before Covid-19 hit. They were like tinderboxes, ready to go up in flames with just a spark. The tragedy unfolding in nursing homes is the result of decades of neglect of long-term care policy. More>>

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

3 Sep
Life Happens is thrilled to have actress, model and mom Brooke Shields return as their spokesperson for this year’s Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM). This means in addition to her PSA, her powerful new message can be used to get the word out to the American public that there is no time to wait for people to protect their families with life insurance.

Brooke Shields says it best: “As an industry, you are truly meeting the moment to help people take control and gain greater financial peace of mind. They can protect what matters most…with life insurance.” Watch Brooke’s video>>

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>>