Insurance

Our New Life Insurance Partners

One of the challenges we've had with being a fee-only financial advisory firm is that we cannot take care of our clients' insurance needs ourselves, because insurance nearly always pays a commission and we've vowed to keep commission-related conflicts of interest out of our business model. While we don't believe all commissions are "evil", or

A quick review of permanent vs. term insurance

When faced with the wide range of life insurance coverage available, you may wonder what type fits your needs now and what coverage you should consider for future needs. A good first step is to look at two basic types of insurance coverage: whole life and term life. Whole Life Insurance—Cash Value for Your Dollar

2020-01-11T01:59:42-07:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Insurance, Investing General, Mailchimp|Tags: , , |

The DOL Fiduciary Rule: What it means to you.

Fiduciary An individual in whom another has placed the utmost trust and confidence to manage and protect property or money. The relationship wherein one person has an obligation to act for another's benefit. (Source: http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/fiduciary)   There's a tremendous amount of debate in the financial industry about the US Department of Labor's proposed Fiduciary Rule, but very

Beware the Sketchy Salesperson: 10 signs you should do business elsewhere

Nearly every investment professional built their book of business by winning their client accounts away from another advisor or firm. It’s just how the business is done, unfortunately. If you have assets, we in the financial industry will all be in competition to be the manager of those assets. Whether it’s your bank or credit