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Should I Invest In A Fixed Annuity?

Individuals who are semi-retired, about to retire, or already retired may choose fixed annuities to help stabilize their income from investments. Fixed annuities are insurance contacts. They offer the person who owns the annuity a set amount of income at regular intervals up to a specified point in time or a specified event, such as the annuity owner’s death. Investing in fixed annuities has both...

Top 7 Considerations When Choosing A Group Health Plan To Offer

Employee benefits are a key factor in recruiting and retaining top talent. Group health insurance is an important part of your employee benefits package that helps your company compete in the marketplace. If you are shopping for a group health plan, the following rank among the top factors to consider. Number Of Employees To be eligible for group health insurance, you must have between one...

Should I Have More Than One Health Insurance Policy?

It is not an unusual situation for a person to have coverage under more than one health insurance policy. For example, this often happens with spouses who have their own health insurance through their employers and are also covered through their spouses’ employers. Employees age 65 and older may have Medicare in addition to employer-sponsored health insurance. Retirees may have employer-sponsored retiree insurance, plus Medicare...

How Long Will My Life Insurance Application Take?

Applying for life insurance may seem like a daunting process, but knowing what to expect can make it simpler and easier for you. Depending on a variety of factors, the underwriting approval process can take anywhere from a few days to a few months or longer. The following are the basic steps you can expect with a life insurance application process. Gather Up The Necessary...

What Happens If I Stop Adding To My 401(k)?

Contributions to a 401(k) can stop for a variety of reasons. You may have been laid off or fired or left your job voluntarily. You could also choose to stop your 401(k) contributions while still employed with the company, with no penalty for doing so. What happens to your 401(k) after you stop adding to it may be largely up to you, depending on the...