Underwriting long-term care risk is very different from life insurance underwriting, and it all comes down to mortality vs. morbidity. Long-term care underwriting looks at morbidity risk, which takes into account medical impairments that impact a client’s ability to perform daily living activities which would indicate a need for long-term care. Life underwriting, on the […]
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The Importance of Planning for Long-Term Care Medical advancements have made living a long, fulfilling life a near certainty – and planning for that is a necessity. Health-related expenses can increase considerably with age, especially in the face of health problems requiring long-term care. When families don’t sufficiently plan for long-term care, they may find […]
Let’s face it: people are living longer than ever before. This increased life expectancy means that chances are high that many of your clients will be impacted by a chronic illness or an event requiring long-term care. Because of this, you need to prepare them financially. Continue reading our print-friendly PDF here.
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If you have spent much time listening to financial pundits, you are probably familiar with the phrase “buy term and invest the difference”. This hotly contested concept has been widely discussed in the financial industry for years.1
Situation: When the financial future of a business is dependent on the specialized skills, knowledge, or influence of a person or persons, the business should seriously consider acquiring insurance to help cover its potential loss at the death of such employee. Such insurance coverage is usually referred to as key person life insurance. A key […]
The hardest part in working with business owners is getting them to purchase the life insurance they need. However, once the buying decision is made, the next most difficult challenge may be getting the insurance carrier to issue the amount applied for. Packaging the case is critical, particularly when large amounts are being requested. The […]
We’re focusing this month on various business strategies as part of our quarterly theme Let’s Get Down to Business. A situation recently came across the desk of our advanced planning attorney that illustrates the distinct DBS advantage: we have the advanced resources that work for you and your clients! SITUATION A business owner wanted to […]
Building a successful business is not an easy task. Often, entrepreneurs and their families place personal needs second to business demands during the start-up and growth years. As the years pass, the business begins to appreciate, with prosperity just around the corner. However, the untimely death of the entrepreneur may mean that rewards never materialize […]
Oftentimes, the most valuable assets of any business are the key people who contribute most to its success. They generate revenue, handle major responsibilities and have a unique wealth of knowledge that seems irreplaceable. Help your clients consider the amount of time and money it would take to replace their top talent. If their loss […]