Article Topic: Insurance

Financial thoughts, tips and tricks for you to consider.

Go Ahead … Fall In Love!

There is a saying when it comes to investments, don’t fall in love with them.   Just because a particular stock has done right by you in the past, does not necessarily mean it should be a permanent relationship. However, when it comes to the infinite banking concept …...

Designing the Perfect Investment

If you could design the perfect investment, what characteristics would it entail? Safe, maybe even guaranteed A Great Rate of Return is a must It would be great if you could use it as collateral and borrow against it. Being able to take money out when needed or put...
This is not a safe bet

This is not a safe bet

In Las Vegas the house is designed to win. Imagine that you're in Vegas, and there is a roulette table, where all the slots but one are black.  The caveat is that you are only allowed to bet on red.   And the chances of it landing on red are less than 5%. This is not...

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You Don’t Know Jack

You Don’t Know Jack

Jack is 45 and he just purchased $1,000,000 of Term 20 insurance. He pays $1,930 to the insurance company every year. The plan is to drop the insurance after 20 years. His family won't need it. Mortgage will be paid off. Wealth will be amassed. Children are through...

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Don’t Wait

Don’t Wait

If you require permanent life insurance coverage for family, estate planning, business, or tax planning purposes or you just wish to accumulate money in your life insurance program it may be time to look at a permanent, level cost solution. Many of us purchase large...

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Put A Ring On It

Put A Ring On It

I was recently at a networking event when I was introduced to an established and experienced real estate agent. In conversation I learned that she had just recently closed a big sale and as a reward she gave herself a brand new diamond ring worth over 15K. Nervously...

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The Goose Or The Egg

The Goose Or The Egg

If you owned the goose that laid the golden egg … which would you insure first? As long as you have the goose you can always get more eggs.  So, if you’re smart you’d insured the goose before you insure the egg. Sadly, most of us insure the egg, and omit insuring the...

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The Why & How Much Of Life Insurance

The Why & How Much Of Life Insurance

If you are not sure if you need life insurance or how much you need, then you are not the only one. Insurance is a function of your financial liability and income replacement in case of untimely death. And there is generally an adjustment made for current savings (not...

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Kathleen van den Berg, MBA, CFP

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