Questions and Answers on Life Insurance: The Life Insurance Toolbook

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Anthony Steuer, Oct 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 484 pages
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During your life, you're likely to make important choices that will affect you for years to come: determining the best community, buying the perfect house, and starting a new family. Purchasing life insurance falls into the same category. But selecting the right policy isn't easy, especially when you're faced with a constant barrage of commercials and brochures from competing life insurance companies. With twenty years of experience in the life insurance business, Anthony Steuer delivers a practical, one-of-a-kind resource to guide you through the basics-and the finer points-of life insurance and to help you choose the policy that is just right for you and your family. Using a simple question-and-answer format, Steuer covers everything you need to know about life insurance, including how to:
  • Differentiate between types of policies
  • Find and evaluate a policy and company
  • Hire a trusted agent
  • Understand the practice of underwriting
  • Monitor your policy Steuer's invaluable advice will safeguard you from unpleasant surprises and unnecessary pitfalls. For anyone, from consumers to financial advisors, "Questions and Answers on Life Insurance" is the definitive resource on life insurance.
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    User Review  - eheinlen - LibraryThing

    It makes insurance easy to understand. I think everyone should have a copy of this book or, at least, should reference it when having insurance questions. It makes everything so much easier! Read full review

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    User Review  - smcamp1234 - LibraryThing

    Good reference material for those interested in learning about their life insurance policies or looking at buying one. Only drawback is the authors viewpoint tends to favor different areas rather than objectively offering different viewpoints. Read full review

    Contents

    TYPES OF LIFE INSURANCE
    33
    CHOOSING AND EVALUATING A LIFE
    57
    What Should I Consider In Choosing
    65
    What Are Interest Rates And How Are Interest
    71
    What are Persistency and Lapses?
    77
    HOW TO CHOOSE A LIFE
    87
    How Do I Compare The Ratings From Each
    98
    What Would Be of Assistance In A Financial
    108
    What Is an Inforce Illustration?
    195
    Are There Other Issues If I Purchased A Limited
    208
    WHAT SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT LIFE
    231
    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
    251
    LIFE INSURANCE AND QUALIFIED
    258
    TAXES AND LIFE INSURANCE
    264
    LIFE INSURANCE TRUSTS
    272
    WHAT SHOULD I MAKE OF ALL OF THIS?
    325

    What Is The Risk Based Capital System?
    114
    FINDING A LIFE INSURANCE AGENT
    120
    OTHER ISSUES BEFORE BUYING A POLICY
    155
    UNDERSTANDING UNDERWRITING
    170
    MONITORING YOUR INFORCE
    187
    TRACKING DOWN A MISSING
    345
    KEY LIFE INSURANCE TERMS
    367
    INDEX
    407
    SERVICES OFFERED
    437
    Copyright

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