Category Archives: Disability Insurance

Spring Cleaning with The Questions and Answers on Insurance Planner

Spring cleaning is upon us and the following article is a reminder that it’s always a good time to review your finances including your insurance policies. The Questions and Answers on Insurance Planner mentioned above is designed to help you … Continue reading

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New from Tony Steuer: The Questions and Answers on Insurance Planner

Very proud to announce my latest publication: The Questions and Answers on Insurance Planner.  This planner covers every line of coverage and provides tips on choosing an agent and insurance company along with a glossary of common terms.  For a … Continue reading

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SEC Investor Bulletin Discusses Impact of Fees and Expenses (including Commissions) on Insurance Products:

Life Insurance policies can be incredibly complex financial vehicles. There are many different components that make up whole life, universal life, variable life and indexed life products.  These component impact the earnings (interest, dividends, etc) and costs (cost of insurance, … Continue reading

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Commissions: Will They Always Be a Secret?

Commissions: A dirty word to some, however, that’s how insurance agents are mostly compensated.  Commission reform on financial products especially on insurance products is long overdue.  The article “Compensation Conundrum” which originally appeared in Best’s Review discusses this and can … Continue reading

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What you’re overlooking during open enrollment!

With all the talk about the changes to health insurance brought on by the Affordable Care Act (sorry, I really don’t the term Obamacare) – what’s being overlooked even more than usual is what do with your group life insurance … Continue reading

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Join our new Insurance Literacy Group on LinkedIn

If you want to join the conversation on Insurance Literacy and education, please join our Insurance Literacy Group on LinkedIn (click here to visit the group).  This group is for those who are interested in simplifying the complex world of … Continue reading

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Pay attention to your premium notices

Do Insurance Companies have an obligation to send premium notices? According to some insurance companies, premium notices are considered a courtesy rather than a contractual requirement. This was the subject of a recent Federal District Court Case in South Carolina … Continue reading

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Interview with Insurancequotes.com: 4 ways to cope if your employer drops disability insurance coverage

Thanks to Rachel Hartman for the interview for her article on “Insurancequotes.com: 4 ways to cope if your employer drops disability insurance coverage”. This article discusses what your options are if your employer drops your disability insurance coverage. Disability insurance … Continue reading

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Nerdwallet Guest Expert on Personal Finance Contest

Recently, leading Personal Finance Website: Nerdwallet invited me to be a guest expert/judge in a personal finance contest they were hosting “So You Think You Can Finance”. The contest consisted of a series of financial challenges and I was honored … Continue reading

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Financial Finesse Guest Blog Post on Why Disability Insurance is More Important Than You Think

Thanks to the Financial Finesse blog at for the following guest blog post: “Why Disability Insurance is More Important Than You Think” – click here to view the original post. Here’s the full Post: Why Disability Insurance is More Important … Continue reading

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