I help my clients understand the difference between financial planning and quality-of-life planning. I focus on dignity, not insurance products. Quality-of-life planning focuses on four key components. More>>
Guest contributor: Eileen Shovlin, regional director, sales, at Crump Life Insurance Services.
Many financial professionals don’t include long-term care insurance when tax planning with their clients. However, for clients in certain tax brackets, increased income to pay for extended care expenses could negatively impact their tax bill. More>>
COVID-19 will be best remembered as a difficult time in American history: More than 450,000 deaths, soaring unemployment and shuttered businesses. But the pandemic has also altered the American psyche, with people rethinking how they live, work, socialize and spend money. They’re paying down debt and buying life insurance. Yes, life insurance, a product that before the pandemic had been suffering from a long-term slide. That’s not to say life insurance wasn’t important. More>>
Over the past decade, life insurers have struggled with growth and profitability. By focusing on three priorities, insurers can reinvent themselves and reestablish their vital role in customers’ lives. More>>
As we begin 2021, COVID-19 continues to take an unimaginable toll across America and around the world. The pandemic has heightened people’s anxieties around their physical, emotional, and financial health.
Even before the pandemic, LIMRA research revealed there were 30 million American families uninsured and 30 million more underinsured. The prospect of losing a loved one is more of a reality as over 400,000 families have lost a loved one to COVID-19 to date.
While our industry cannot prevent the human tragedy unfolding in our country, we have an opportunity and obligation to help more individuals, households, and businesses secure the financial protection they need. More>>
Seven U.S. life insurance trade associations today announced they are pooling their resources to support the efforts of life insurers and financial security professionals as they help Americans get life insurance coverage and the certainty it provides at a time of great financial insecurity for many Americans.
LL Global, the parent organization of LIMRA and LOMA, the American Council of Life Insurers, Finseca, Life Happens, Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) have launched Help Protect Our Families, to raise awareness about the value of life insurance and to help the industry address the coverage gap that exists in the U.S. More>>
We could all use a little more luck in 2021. So, no matter how you choose to celebrate New Year’s Eve, be it with a lavish New Year’s Eve dinner that spans two years, a quiet quarantine New Year’s Eve at home, a cozy night watching New Year’s movies or a plan for an achievable resolution, see if you can take some time to squeeze in one of these New Year’s good-luck traditions as well. More>>
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>>
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>>
|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>>