15 Things Funeral Directors Will Not Tell You

Ross Quade | Death | 17 Feb, 2015 | No Comments

During a time of bereavement, hardly anyone can think clearly, much less question the financial decisions they are making. Most everyone assumes that when they hire a funeral director, that director will handle all the legal logistics, embalming or cremation, the coffin or urn, the venue, wake and funeral itself. Unfortunately, some funeral homes use […]

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4 End-of-Life Documents Worth Having

Aaron Crowe | Death | 16 Feb, 2015 | No Comments

Even if you don’t have many assets, you might think you don’t need a will or other end-of-life documents. But such documents can make taking care of you in your final days easier, along with making the lives of the loved ones you leave behind less stressful and problematic. Here are five end-of-life documents worth […]

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How Much is Your Life Worth?

Aaron Crowe | Death, Life Insurance | 9 Feb, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Determining the value of your life can be an existential question worth exploring. For life insurance experts, however, determining a life’s value is as simple as figuring out how much money your loved ones will need after you die. Protecting income with a life insurance policy can help pay for a home, send your children […]

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10 States you do Not Want to be Caught Dead In

Ross Quade | Death | 9 Feb, 2015 | No Comments

The prospect of dying is scary enough without having to consider the taxes your family will have to pay after you have already passed. As of this year, 5.43 million dollars in assets will be excluded from federal estate taxes and twice as much if you are married. State estate taxes, however, are moving in […]

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Show Your Love by Giving Life Insurance on Valentine’s Day

Aaron Crowe | Life Insurance | 3 Feb, 2015 | No Comments

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be one of the most romantic days of the year. But with all of the cliched gifts given on this day of love, it can seem more like a Hallmark holiday than a special day for a couple. Flowers, chocolate and little stuffed teddy bears have their place in romance, […]

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