The True Cost of Not Buying Life Insurance

Carrie Smith | Life Insurance | 30 Nov, 2014 | No Comments

You probably already know the importance of having life insurance, especially if your spouse or family depends on you for financial support. But what if they have other avenues of income? You may still want to protect them, their future, and yourself, in other ways. Generally speaking, deciding how much life insurance you need means […]

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Can Space Tourists Get Life Insurance?

Aaron Crowe | Death, Life Insurance | 24 Nov, 2014 | No Comments

The Oct. 31 crash of a Virgin Galactic rocket that killed a pilot hasn’t stopped the company from continuing its quest to offer space tourists a chance to see the Earth from above, giving potential riders a chance to reconsider their life insurance options. While life insurance might be the furthest thing from any space […]

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Smartphone Stress: Are the Phones in Our Lives Adding Unnecessary Stress?

Ross Quade | General, Health | 20 Nov, 2014 | No Comments

Almost 2 billion people will possess a smartphone by the end of the year, compared to last year. That’s a jump of almost 25% in less than 12 months! And by 2015, around 50% population of 15 countries would possess a smartphone. The sheer heavy-duty numbers speak volumes about our obsession with ‘being-connected’ always and […]

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Social Media’s Effect on Our Health: 5 Cool Facts You Never Knew

Ross Quade | General | 19 Nov, 2014 | No Comments

 Social media: the omnipresent, intangible entity has become an integral part of our lives, so much so that we can’t imagine vacations without posting the images on Facebook. We click and post photos of our pretty plates of food on Instagram and Facebook so that the world can share in our consumption whether they care […]

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15 Shocking Black Friday Shopping Injuries and Deaths

Ross Quade | Death | 18 Nov, 2014 | No Comments

If you thought you were a die-hard shopper on Black Friday, you have seen nothing yet. These shoppers meant business, even if it meant taking someone down or being the one taken down. Since 2005, there have been 9 deaths and 90 injuries that have been officially reported. Some incidents involved just one person while […]

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Health Conditions That Affect Insurance Rates or Approvals

Aaron Crowe | Life Insurance | 17 Nov, 2014 | No Comments

Alcoholism, cancer, heart problems, high cholesterol and diabetes are some of the health conditions that are either uninsurable or at least make getting good life insurance rates difficult. As anyone with a serious health condition may know from shopping for life insurance, finding coverage at reasonable rates, if at all, is difficult. Poor health equates […]

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15 Stories of People Who Faked Their Own Deaths

Ross Quade | Death | 12 Nov, 2014 | No Comments

Faking your own death is a practice that has been around for many centuries. Today, it’s much harder to indulge in such a plot, thanks to the modern marvels of technology. However, this doesn’t stop some people from giving it a shot anyway. Below, you will find the stories of 15 people who have tried […]

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5 Reasons Non-Parents Should Have Life Insurance

Aaron Crowe | Children, Life Insurance | 11 Nov, 2014 | No Comments

Parents who die early leave one of the biggest life commitments behind — their children. They’re the best reason to buy life insurance by planning for their financial future in case a parent dies. That’s the main benefit of buying life insurance when you’re young — insuring that the children you leave behind are taken […]

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Are Happy People Really Healthier and More Productive?

Ross Quade | General, Health | 10 Nov, 2014 | No Comments

Happy is loaded word. Often, when you meet people, they ask how you are doing. Most give the general answer of “fine” without expanding on whether they are happy, sad or indifferent. Yet, truly happy people seem to rise above such a question. Even if they say, “fine” you already know the answer. They are happy. […]

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