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Effective Ways to Spring Clean Your Life Insurance

It is smart to “spring clean” your life insurance each year, as the life insurance market changes over time. A new insurance product could allow you to purchase higher levels of coverage at a lower cost. With the help of a qualified insurance agent, you may discover you have been overpaying. A life insurance policy is an ideal way to protect your loved ones from...

5 Spring Home Maintenance Tips

When spring arrives, it is time to get ready for the warmer months. These five spring maintenance tips can help you maintain and protect your home. Roof Inspection Your roof has been subjected to harsh winter weather and should be inspected yearly. You can inspect the roof yourself, but it is not recommended. It is advised that you contact a professional roofing company to inspect...

How to Use a Fixed Annuity for Retirement Income

A fixed annuity works to create income stability during retirement. These insurance contracts are designed to pay the owner a guaranteed interest rate, rather than being subject to changes in the market and interest rates. These insurance policies are purchased with a lump sum, or paid for overtime, with a guarantee from the insurance company that the account will earn an unvarying interest rate. The...

Motorcycle & Boat Coverage During Winter: Laid Up vs. Canceling

Unless you live in one of our warmer states, you will need to winterize and store your boat or motorcycle during the winter months. You have several options, including canceling your insurance, reducing the coverage, or increasing the deductible. What is Lay-Up Insurance? “Lay Up Insurance” is offered by insurance companies serving the northern states, where riding a motorcycle or boating over the winter is...

3 Ways Life Insurance Can Help with Estate Planning

Estate planning is not just for those who plan to retire, or the elderly – this process is a crucial issue for anyone who wants to protect their assets and their loved ones. Life insurance is one of the most effective estate planning tools, no matter the size or value of your estate. You may be in the process of purchasing a home for your...