Disability insurance is a key component of an individual’s financial plan, and provides valuable coverage to guard against the risk of them losing their income due to an illness or injury. Since a long-term disability can ruin a person’s financial health, it would make sense that everyone have the coverage. However, fewer than a third […]
Quick! Give me the first answer that pops into your head. What is your most valuable asset? Did you say, “My house!” Or perhaps, “My car!” Both answers makes sense, but neither is correct. If you are like most people, your most valuable asset is actually your paycheck. It’s what pays for your house and […]
Today we honor all mothers—for all they do, and all they’ve done. And our thoughts go out to those who have lost their mothers, many at too young an age. This video gets you thinking about where we would be without them. Now, if you can, go give your mom a hug.
Here are the most recent government statistics (2009) for the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program. Disability benefits were paid to almost 9 million people. Average monthly benefit received was $1,064.30. Benefits were terminated for 630,074 disabled workers. Workers accounted for the largest share of disabled beneficiaries (87 percent). The average age of a beneficiary was about […]
I was too busy tearing up over the dress and the carriage and Princess Di’s little boy all grown up and getting married that I didn’t see LIFE’s Facebook guru Chris Hill had already beat me to the punch on getting this message out on the LIFE Happens fanpage. I was about to refocus my […]