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Shopping for Supplemental Military Health Insurance

There are many places to obtain supplemental health insurance. Several fraternal associations and many commercial insurance companies offer such plans, but you should look...


Term Life Insurance May Be Getting More Expensive

Term life insurance got dirt cheap for a while. In fact, it was a screaming deal for healthy individuals – especially those in high-hazard occupations. But term life...


What to do if you suffer major storm damage

This article was written primarily in response to super storm Sandy, but the principles are always the same: 1.) Go over your homeowners or renters insurance policy. Ideally,...


Military Life Insurance – Servicemembers Group Life Insurance

Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (SGLI) is a VA program that provides low cost group life insurance to members of the Uniformed Services. This includes commissioned...


Auto Insurance: State Minimum Requirements are Inadequate

As most of you know, auto insurance really comprises two different kinds of coverage: Collision coverage and personal liability coverage. Unless you’re still paying off a...


“Benefits Briefs” May Be Life Insurance Sales Pitches in Disguise

Most of us have seen it happen: The first sergeant or senior master chief announces that there’s going to be a ‘benefits briefing’ at 0900 in the classroom. And when you...


Should I Buy Life Insurance on my Military Spouse?

The primary reason we buy life insurance is to fill a cash need. Should you buy life insurance on your military spouse? Well, let’s wargame what happens if she dies: Do you...


Life Insurance and Your Children

Under normal circumstances, you will live to see your children grow to adulthood before you pass on. But sometimes things don’t work out as we hoped – and we leave a large...


Long Term Care Insurance for Military

The statistics are daunting: Today, some 9 million Americans over the age of 65 require some form of long-term care services, including nursing home care. By 2020, that figure...


Is SGLI Enough? Military Families and Life Insurance Planning Considerations

The prime directive to keep in mind when doing your life insurance planning is this: Have enough to replace your income for the people you love. Now, that said, let’s take a...


Servicemembers' and Veterans' Group Life Insurance

Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) is term life insurance available to all members of the military. It is purchased by the military from Prudential and is...


Insurance for Service Disabled Veterans

Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance (S-DVI) provides Veterans’ up to $10,000 in life insurance coverage at standard rates if they have been granted a service-connected...


Convert your SGLI to VGLI Coverage

Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) policyholders can convert their life insurance to Veterans’ Group Life Insurance (VGLI) after discharge. VGLI is set up very...


Servicemembers’ and Veterans’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) Family Coverage

Family Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (FSGLI) is an extension of SGLI that allows service members to expand their SGLI insurance to cover their spouse and dependent...