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Do Stay-At-Home Parents Need Life Insurance?

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Back in September, we talked about how to calculate how much life insurance you need. I’m sure all of you stay-at-home parents took the article to your spouses and said, “Honey, you need more life insurance!” or maybe even just, “Honey, you need life insurance!” (After all, less than ⅔ of Americans even have life insurance in place.)

 

But what about you? Do you have life insurance? Do you even need it?

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How To Calculate How Much Life Insurance You Need

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It’s Life Insurance Awareness Month! I’ll be you weren’t aware of that. It’s ok, neither was I until this morning.

 

In honor of Life Insurance Awareness Month, I am going to finish off the month talking about…

 

Yep, you guessed it! Life Insurance!

 

Common Rule Of Thumb

If you’re reading this blog, you probably already understand the value of life insurance. You want your family taken care of if anything happens to you. You already know the why. Your big question is probably more along the lines of how much. How much life insurance do I need?

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Did Equifax Put You At Risk? (And What You Can Do About It)

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On September 7, Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting companies, announced that they had been hacked. Sometime between mid-May and July hackers exploited a vulnerability in their website in order to gain the personal information of about 143 million people.

 

The hackers got people’s names, social security numbers, birth dates, home addresses, and some drivers license information. They also got credit card information for about 209,000 consumers and dispute documents containing personal information for 182,000 people.

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What Is An Annuity And Why Would I Want One?

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If you’ve never had someone try to sell you an annuity, you’re either lucky or young. As you near retirement, you will have a plethora of “financial advisors” offering you annuities as the solution to your every financial need. Because of this, it’s important for you to understand what they are and when you would want one.

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Did Opting Out Of Social Security Make You A Hypocrite?

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If you’re reading this, you’re probably a licensed minister who has opted out of Social Security. I’ll bet you were thrilled at the opportunity to opt out of a system that is facing a perilous future and is quickly depleting its reserves. But was it really the right move for you? And are you maintaining your integrity by doing so?

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You Just Had A Baby. Now What?

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Having a baby comes with a lot of responsibility and a long to-do list. Here are the things you should do legally and financially to set yourself up for success once your little one arrives.

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3 Painless Ways To Cut Expenses In The New Year

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Most suggestions for cutting back on expenses also drastically cut back on your lifestyle, like giving up restaurants and new clothes. Is it possible to reduce your expenses without altering your lifestyle? Yes, it is. And it’s a lot easier than you think.

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