From the monthly archives:

October, 2010

America's Ten Most Dangerous Jobs

Most people don't think of their jobs as something that could kill them. However, some jobs are more dangerous than others. When you work in certain professions, you could run the risk of death almost every day. The Bureau of Labor Statistics compiles information about the jobs we do, and this includes identifying the most dangerous [...]

by Miranda Marquit

Is Whole Life Insurance Really a Good Investment?

One of the claims you hear from insurance salespeople is that life insurance is an investment. Since a whole life policy builds cash, if you live past the age you feel you need life insurance, you can turn it in to the insurance company, or you can get a life settlement, and walk away with [...]

by Miranda Marquit

How Much Life Insurance Do You Really Need?

Life insurance is part of good family financial planning—it insures a basic level of income for your family to live on if you should die. However, the amount of life insurance you need isn't always cut and dry. There are numerous rules of thumb, including the famous advice that you should carry 10 times your [...]

by Miranda Marquit

The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Choosing Life Insurance

You know that a responsible financial plan includes life insurance if you have dependents relying on your income. A life insurance policy is important if you want to protect your family's financial situation in the event of your death. However, before you commit yourself to a policy, consider these 8 pitfalls associated with life insurance: 1. [...]

by Miranda Marquit