Wealthy People Own Permanent Life Insurance?

3 months ago Ted Bernstein 0
High Net Worth (HNW) consumers choose  permanent life insurance for many different reasons: Income Replacement:  It does not matter if your income is $100,000 per year or $1,000,000 per year, the income replacement need is the same. Nor does it matter if you are 35 or 55. If your family depends on your income, life Read More

Disability Income Insurance – Lower Premiums

3 months ago Ted Bernstein 0
by Deborah Bernstein A disabling accident occurs every second in the U.S. with many of these accidents qualifying for disability income insurance. What would your family do if your paychecks stopped tomorrow and didn’t resume for several months or longer? What if this became several years? In some cases, social security may help with disability Read More

Term Life Insurance In Danger of Lapsing?

7 months ago Ted Bernstein 0
Is your term life insurance lapsing? Do you know when the conversion deadline in your term life insurance policy expires? One of the most critical dates in a term life insurance policy is the conversion deadline. You don’t want the conversion deadline to pass without your consideration. Insurance companies DO NOT notify you as the Read More

Life Insurance Policy Review

8 months ago Ted Bernstein 0
Life Insurance Policy Review & Monitoring   A life insurance policy review is strongly recommended every two years. For many life insurance buyers, an objective and impartial advocate always proves to be invaluable. For individuals, families or businesses, you can navigate the life insurance world with the comfort of an impartial professional. Transparency and disclosure is Read More

Selling Un-Needed Life Insurance Gains Acceptance

8 months ago Ted Bernstein 0
Selling un-needed life insurance policies in the secondary market is now considered mainstream. It is a noteworthy development when class action lawsuits against life insurance companies are brought by policyholders. Should you sell an un-needed  or unwanted life insurance policy? Most qualified sellers are happy to learn about the benefits of selling their policy in the Read More

Ted Bernstein CBS Interview

8 months ago Ted Bernstein 0
Ted Bernstein CBS interview with David Weir. The interview focused on several of the innovations Ted has introduced to the life insurance industry. For more information about Ted Bernstein and Life Cycle Planners, click here.  Please email me at Ted Bernstein or call me at 561-869-4500. Visit us at Life Cycle Planners in Boca Raton, Florida. Read More

10 Must Know Retirement Terms & Tips

8 months ago Ted Bernstein 0
As you are getting ready to retire or build your plan, it will be helpful to know these retirement terms and tips. Planning for this exciting chapter of your life is all about making informed decisions that will impact your financial security. Below are 10 essential retirement terms: Full Retirement Age: Full Retirement Age (FRA) Read More

Compare and Contrast – Income Riders & Annuity Resource

9 months ago Ted Bernstein 0
Below you will find some of the better articles about annuity income riders and variable annuities. Author(s) Article Publication Date Bauer, Kling and Russ A universal pricing framework for guaranteed minimum benefits in variable annuities ASTIN Bulletin 2008 Benartzi & Thaler Annuitization puzzles Journal of Economic Perspectives 2011 Blanchett Optimal portfolio allocations with GMWB annuities Read More