College Aid Packages

Don’t Be Afraid to Negotiate This is the time of year when hundreds of thousands of high-school students tear open their college acceptance letters to find out if they’ve been accepted by the schools of their choice. Once the initial excitement wears off comes the hard part—sitting down with their…
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Why I Love My Profession

I have a client who for purposes of this article we shall call Bob. I have known Bob for over 15 years. Approximately 12 years ago Bob and I had a discussion about his young son’s college education. Bob was concerned how he was going to pay for it. I…
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September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

Life insurance can do some pretty amazing things for people. It can buy loved ones time to grieve. It can pay off debts and loans, providing surviving family members with the chance to move on with a clean slate. It can keep families in their homes and pre-fund a child’s…
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Gerber Life College Scholarship Contest

Winning a $20,000 scholarship toward a college education would be a nice surprise for any parent. Gerber Life Insurance Company has made that a possibility with the first-ever Gerber Life College Scholarship Contest. In order to qualify parents simply need to submit their child’s drawing of what they want to…
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Using Life Insurance as a College Savings Vehicle

The three biggest financial challenges in one’s lifetime are retirement, buying a home, and sending a child to college. With college costs rising nearly every year the thought of saving for your child’s education can seem overwhelming. Fortunately there are a number of tax-saving plans available. One is the Section…
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