Monthly Archives: October 2016

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The Financial Challenges of the Sandwich Generation

Stuck in the middle - Managing the needs of your children and parents can be challenging emotionally and financially for the sandwich generation. Today, many adults find themselves caring for two generations of their family at the same time. Known as the sandwich generation, they’re stuck in the middle, looking after the needs of their parents [...]

I’ve been Hacked. What Do I Do Now?

Yahoo Inc. recently reported that in 2014 at least 500 million of its user accounts had been hacked. It’s just the latest in a long line of large-scale data breaches. Every day secure accounts are hacked by technology ninjas. Sometimes they do it for personal gain. Other times, it’s just for fun. A 2014 report [...]

Have a Boomerang Kid? You Still Need Life Insurance.

When adult children struggle financially, they look to the parents for support. This is true of the boomerang kid and the ones who live on their own. As a rule, the fewer dependents and debts you have, the less insurance you need. You reach retirement. You’ve paid off the home. Your children are grown and [...]

Growing Families Need Life Insurance

Parents make sure they have proper health care coverage, but few consider that growing families need life insurance, too. Starting a family is an important step. With it comes a whole new level of responsibility. Your child, or children, will depend upon you physically, emotionally, and financially. One of your greatest responsibilities is protecting your [...]

Living Benefits: Insurance for Life

Purchasing life insurance with living benefits can help make day-to-day finances more manageable during a medical crisis. One reason people give for not buying life insurance is that it lacks an instant return. Yes, there is comfort in knowing that loved ones have been protected. But, the fact remains, the policyholder isn’t going to be around [...]