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Life Insurance vs. Roth IRAs

Life insurance and Roth IRAs, despite their many similarities, Roth IRAs and life insurance are very different, and the rules that apply to one doesn’t always apply to the other.


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Do I Still Need Life Insurance in Retirement?

For many people in similar situations to my own, life insurance makes sense for various reasons. But what about individuals who are approaching retirement or already retired? Do they still need life insurance in retirement? The answer, like most things in personal financial planning, is "it depends."

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5 Ways to Set Your Kids Up for Financial Success

In about a month, my wife, Lauren, and I will be hosting a birthday party for our first-born daughter, Remi, who will be turning a year old. Every night when we say our prayers before placing her in her crib, Lauren and I think about how we would do anything for her. We want to do everything we can to make sure she has the best life possible. We want her to have good values and morals, a good education, and above all else, be a kind person. In addition to those things, we want to be sure she has the tools to create financial success for herself. 

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Why You Should Never Be Sold Insurance

Bud and Dean will discuss how you determine what insurance you should purchase and why. And how do you stress test the difference between self-insuring and buying the necessary insurance? 

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Medicare Supplement Plans, A Closer Look

Episode 22 - Tom Allen | Medicare Expert, CMS, Insurance Consultant

Today, Tom and I dive deep into the differences between Medicare supplement coverage options, how to avoid potentially devastating expenses when dealing with prescription drug costs, and how to find a plan that will cover any conditions you may have and keep you healthy for decades to come.

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Understanding Medicare Options, Costs, and Coverage Pt. 2

Episode 7 - Tom Allen | Medicare & Supplemental Insurance Expert
In our previous episode, certified Medicare specialist Tom Allen and I discussed what Medicare actually is and what it’s designed to do. If you haven’t listened to Part 1, I strongly recommend you do so now. There are so many nuances to health insurance, and it’s very easy to get caught in financially devastating traps if you aren’t careful.




Health Care Costs in Retirement

In this webinar, Jason Newcomer, CFP®, EA, discusses planning for health care costs in retirement. During this on-demand webinar, Jason covers Medicare, coverage between retirement and Medicare age, planning for increasing costs, and more. This webinar is designed to give you a better understanding of how health care costs can impact your retirement plan.


Are You Fully Covered?

In this webinar, Darren Newell, Insurance Advisor, breaks down the intricacies of property and casualty insurance to address the question, "Are you fully covered?" The intention of the Are You Fully Covered? is to help people understand property and casualty insurance. What you need, and, just as important, what you don't need in coverage.


ABCs of Medicare

Tom Allen, Insurance Consultant & Medicare Expert, breaks down the many letters of Medicare in this webinar. The intention of the ABCs of Medicare is to help people understand what Medicare Parts A & B cover, and more importantly, what they don't cover and what you need to do about it. You'll learn how the Medicare Open Enrollment Period actually works, how to find out what prescription drugs are covered under certain plans, what Parts C & D cover, and more.