Archives: September 2019

How Many Life Insurance Policies Do I Need?

Financial planning is not always cut and dried. Changes are likely to occur in a person’s life, and financial needs and goals shift along with them. Life insurance is part of the financial picture for a good portion of our lives. It may increase as our responsibilities increase and decrease as we accumulate more assets. There may be times when it suits a person’s needs...

Common Commercial Property Insurance Exclusions

Commercial property insurance is designed to protect the physical assets of your business from specific perils, including fire, explosions, storms, burst pipes, vandalism, and theft. It protects your building and its contents, along with fences, signs, and other exterior fixtures. It is a core coverage of your business insurance policy. If you have purchased commercial property insurance coverage for your business, you can expect to...

Understanding The Liability Portion Of Homeowners Insurance

Generally, homeowners insurance is designed to help repair or replace your home and belongings if they are damaged by certain covered perils, such as fire or theft. Most homeowners policies also provide liability coverage in case a visitor is injured on your premises, or you accidentally damage another person’s property. You may also add a personal umbrella policy – a type of insurance that provides...

The Liabilities Of A Fiduciary

The Liabilities Of A Fiduciary If you are an owner, director or officer of a private or public company you have a fiduciary liability exposure. You may be responsible for the selection of retirement or benefit providers or plans and these decisions can create personal liability for you. What is a fiduciary? Under ERISA, fiduciaries can be held personally liable for losses to a benefit...

Voluntary Term Life Insurance Vs. Voluntary Permanent Life Insurance

Voluntary life insurance is an optional benefit offered to employees by employers. It pays cash benefits to a beneficiary upon the death of the insured. In exchange for the employer’s guarantee of payment of these benefits, the employee pays a monthly premium. Typically, employer sponsorship makes premiums less costly than for individual life insurance policies. Types Of Voluntary Life Insurance Employers can provide two types...