How Life Insurance Might Solve Women’s Estate-Planning Issues

23 Mar

Guest contributor Carma McCallie, JCD,  vice president, advanced sales, Crump Life Insurance Services.

Women are receiving increased recognition for the critical roles they serve in society. This increased recognition leads to greater awareness of women’s financial challenges and the financial industry’s solutions to those challenges. What are some of women’s unique planning challenges that shape their goals? More>>

The Gender Divide

26 May

A MAN AND A WOMAN WALK INTO AN ADVISOR’S OFFICE …

No, it’s not the setup of a well-trodden joke. In fact, the difference in treatment that male and female clients receive is far from humorous.

While many financial advisors claim or even believe they treat all clients equally, regardless of their gender, studies show a significant difference in the way advisors work with men and women. The culprit for this inequitable treatment? Unconscious, or implicit, gender bias. More>>

Why Women Need Life Insurance

8 Mar

Today, women have more financial responsibilities than ever before. How will your family or loved ones manage financially if you die? Whether you are single, married, employed, or a stay-at-home mom, you probably need life insurance. At the very least, life insurance can help pay for the costs of funeral and burial services, estate administration, outstanding debts, estate taxes, and the uninsured expenses of a final illness. More>>