|Irene Norton - CLU, ChFC, CLTC, American Business Inc.|
If you think you pay for life insurance and your beneficiaries will receive the amount you signed up for, think again. Interest rates can affect the final payout. That's why it's important, according to Irene Norton, independent consultant, to review your insurance portfolio on a regular basis. Things change. Life insurance is a good investment for three reasons: there is no volatility; it currently earns a decent interest rate; and cash accumulates on a tax deferred basis. An independent consultant like Norton is not biased toward any particular insurance company so can shop around for the best deal for clients. Learn more on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Insurance, Finance
|Linda Kundell - Spokesperson, US Travel Insurance Association|
Wonder whether you should purchase travel insurance when taking a trip? Linda Kundell, spokesperson for the US Travel Insurance Association, makes a good case for the industry with Judtih West on Getting Your Money's Worth. For instance, did you know that under an umbrella policy you can be covered for financial, medical and delayed trips? Financial coverage gets you refunds if you have to cancel your trip. Medical coverage is granted for injuries or illnesses you may sufer during your trip and reimbursement for delays can cover hotels, meals and assist with rearranging your travel schedule. Insurance can range between 4 to 8 percent of your ticket cost.
Themes: Insurance, Finance, Travel
|Robert C. Intelisano - CLU, CSA, LUCF, Intelisano & Associates, Inc.|
The world of insurance is changing. What should you know about long-term insurance? Don't assume the life insurance policy you purchased years ago as protection for your family still pays off as promised ten to fifteen years ago. For a bird's-eye view of what and where to look, listen to Rob Intelisano discuss the problem and solutions on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Insurance, Finance
|Maura Carley - President/CEO, Healthcare Navigation, LLC|
Are you concerned about your health insurance? If you're worried about how to stay covered without spending more money, Maura Carley, founder of Healthcare Navigation, can provide some advice. If you or anyone in your family is eligible for Medicare, what you don't know about Medicare can hurt you and cost you. For starters, enrollment periods are unforgiving. For more info, listen to Carley on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Healthcare, Insurance
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