Archives: May 2013

Walkies in Colorado Can be Fun...for Fido and You, and Life Insurance Info

Assure Family Peace Using Life Insurance Traditionally, we think of life insurance as a way to ensure our loved ones are cared for after our death. But life insurance can also be used to solve a host of other financial headaches - and some of the most interesting uses can come when the house is paid off and the children are out on their own....

Purchasing an Annuity Can Affect Your Whole Portfolio

Inflation-Protected Annuities: There are Pros and Cons Annuities have been around for centuries: Reportedly, savvy investors in ancient Rome would make one-time payments to an "annua" contract and receive income payments once a year for the rest of their lives. Today, annuities have bells and whistles, but the concept is the same: You make a payment to an insurance company, either by lump sum or...

Personal Insurance News You Can Use: Put Your Home Insurance Dollars Where They'll Count

Update Your Homeowners Insurance Before Summer As summer draws near and temperatures warm, it's almost overwhelmingly tempting to jump into summer activities. But before you start enjoying the great outdoors again, examine your homeowners' policy to make sure it covers the hazards that summer can bring. Updating your insurance now will ensure you have a relaxing summer ahead. BBQ As the thermometer rises, you can...

Business Insurance News You Can Use: Companies Still Need Brick and Mortar 'Motherships'

'Green' Upgrades May Mean Checking Your Coverage As Kermit the Frog once said, "It's not easy being green." Despite many obvious advantages to the greening of your commercial space, green upgrades may mean your current insurance coverage could be insufficient in the event of a loss. Over the last few years, green building improvements have continued to help building owners cut costs. A number of...