6 Rolls of Toilet Paper vs Life Insurance

1 Jul

Guest contributor: Chris Cook, senior vice president and head of underwriting at Crump Life Insurance Services

The ease of applying for and obtaining life insurance products during the pandemic has improved in recent weeks — and the process may be easier now than ever. Here’s a look at the product that’s easier to get during a pandemic. More>>

Life Insurance: The Chameleon of the Financial Services Industry

24 Jun

Guest contributor: Ralph Dittrich, CLU, ChFc is vice president, life product management with Crump Life Insurance Services

With today’s unprecedented market dynamics, it’s imperative that we insurance professionals learn to adapt. Similar to how a chameleon adapts to its environment in order to thrive, we find ourselves adjusting the way we communicate and work, as well as adapting our products and services to meet changing needs. More>>

Choosing a Life Insurance Beneficiary

15 Jun
A life insurance policy provides financial support to those who survive you after your death. A life insurance beneficiary is the person who receives the death benefit payout from your life insurance policy when you die. This payout can be used for costs associated with your death (like funeral arrangements and paying off hospital bills) so that your family and friends aren’t burdened with those. But it can also be used by your beneficiary to pay off mortgages, help with childcare, purchase a new house, etc. More>>  

How to Grow Your Insurance Practice During Challenging Times

27 May

This article will provide guidance for insurance professionals experiencing difficult circumstances, regardless of cause, that are external to us and beyond our control. Please consider the following in terms of ‘what you can control’ during a difficult period of time that will serve and further your practice and career. More>>

Women & Life Insurance

13 May

Women today are more highly educated and financially empowered than ever before, but evidence suggests that their financial planning needs are not being met.

In broad terms, women are no different than men in terms of their financing planning needs, including risk protection, wealth management, retirement planning, and insurance. However, women face different risks and challenges than their male counterparts, which can have a significant impact on their ability to achieve financial planning goals. More>>

Moms Listen Up: You Need Life Insurance, Too

4 May

Could you imagine the total cost of having your own personal chef, nurse practitioner, counselor, bookkeeper, decorator, chauffeur, cleaning lady? It would cost a ton! It is very common in many households where the breadwinner has purchased plenty of insurance to cover them, but what about the stay-at-home mom who performs many of the above tasks on a daily basis? More>>

Consumers Looking to Buy Life Insurance

27 Apr

Half of all consumers are interested in increasing or buying life insurance, but they are 90% certain that they don’t want to do business face-to-face. That is according to a survey conducted at the end of March, as COVID-19 and lockdowns were spreading nationally. More>>

How to Buy Life Insurance During The COVID-19 Pandemic

20 Apr

If you’re shopping for life insurance, you might encounter some new processes and temporary roadblocks due to COVID-19. If you’re new to buying life insurance, you may not realize that those who shopped a few months ago may have had a different experience. More>>