Jon Dressner

June 8, 2012

A Sad Reality: Taxpayer Funded Burials on the Rise

I recently read an article that really bothered me. It said that taxpayer funded funerals in Delaware County, Ind., have increased sharply in recent years. In 2005, the county paid for 15 burials for those who were unable to afford to bury their loved ones. In 2011, the number of burials of spiked to 38 and […]

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April 27, 2012

Tweet, Tweet—Here’s the Truth

Have you put off getting life insurance (or more of it) because you think it’s too expensive? You may want to reconsider when you learn this: Most people believe life insurance costs nearly three times as much as it actually does, according to a new LIFE Foundation and LIMRA study. Take this example: the annual […]

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January 19, 2012

What Can Fruit Flies Teach Us About Life Insurance?

I often marvel at how fast my kids (ages 13, 12, 10 and 10) are growing up. When I sort though photos of their early years, it sometimes feels like it was just yesterday that they began to crawl or utter their first words. Of course that’s not the case – but what if it […]

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November 17, 2011

8 Tips to Save Money and Your Sanity During Open Enrollment

During open enrollment at work, we’re faced with the often confusing task of evaluating the benefits options our employers offer. Often, these benefits can change from year-to-year, complicating things even more. While you may be tempted to just let your previous benefits selections “roll over,” it’s critical to take time to review and understand what’s […]

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