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Do I Need a Life Insurance Retirement Plan?

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Yet another call from a listener who's being pitched an insurance product as an additional tool for retirement. This time it's Avi in California asking about a LIRP, a life insurance retirement plan. Does he need it?

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Do I Need Life Insurance?

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We kick off the holiday weekend with Gabriel who is about to turn 30, recently married, planning on starting a family, and is now wondering if he should be looking to purchase a life insurance policy.

Next up was Kelly from Georgia who has a boat load of cash sitting in a savings account. There must be a better alternative than a savings account, right?

Congratulations, you're a manager! After you pop the champagne, accept the shiny new title, and step into this thrilling next chapter of your career, the truth descends like a fog: you don't really know what you're doing.

That's exactly how our latest guest, Julie Zhuo, felt when she became a rookie manager at the age of 25. It’s also why she felt compelled to write her first book, The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You.

She stared at a long list of logistics, from hiring to firing, from meeting to messaging, from planning to pitching, and faced a thousand questions and uncertainties. How was she supposed to spin teamwork into value? What was the secret to leading with confidence in new and unexpected situations?

Now, having managed dozens of teams spanning tens to hundreds of people, Julie knows the most important lesson of all: great managers are made, not born. If you care enough to be reading this, then you care enough to be a great manager.

The Making of a Manager is a modern field guide packed everyday examples and transformative insights, including:

  • How to tell a great manager from an average manager

  • When you should look past an awkward interview and hire someone anyway

  • How to build trust with your reports through not being a boss

  • Where to look when you lose faith and lack the answers

Whether you're new to the job, a veteran leader, or looking to be promoted, this is the handbook you need to be the kind of manager you wish you had.

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Do I Need This Insurance Policy?

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Permanent life insurance can be a valuable tool in the financial planning process. But what if you have a policy and you're pretty sure you don't need it? You're young, no kids, etc. Should you surrender it? That's the discussion with Jess from Florida.

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Do I Need Permanent Life Insurance

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We start things off this week with Sally from Buffalo who inherited about $35,000 and is wondering what she should do with the proceeds. Up until now, the money has been sitting in the bank earning virtually nothing. There must be a better alternative!

Next up was Linda from New Jersey. With a good amount of savings, and various accounts out there, Linda is being pitched a permanent life insurance policy. Does she need it?

The email marathon continues in hour two. We’re now into mid-April, so not so bad. Next week marks the return of the second hour guests. Hooray!!!

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CBS This Morning: Care for the Elderly

Caregiving for elderly Americans can be a huge expense in time and money for their loved ones. A new report shows 20 percent of all caregivers say they spend more than 40 hours a week providing that help. For many, that's about the equivalent of a full time job and close to eight in 10 pay for the costs out of their own pockets. I joined CBS This Morning to discuss why the burden of taking care of elderly loved ones tends to fall disproportionately on one family member and particularly women.

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Informal Caregivers Footing the Bill

Informal Caregivers Footing the Bill

I have always had a special place in my heart for caregivers. According to a new study from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, family and friends are assuming more of the responsibility of caring for the nation’s growing senior population, often at the expense of their own personal and professional lives. For about one-quarter of these “informal caregivers,” the amount of time they spend providing care each week is the equivalent of a full-time job.

Retirement Accounts and Insurance 101 with Policygenius

You’ve saved for years and years as you prepared for retirement. Now that the day is finally here, which retirement accounts should you access first? That’s the question facing Tim from New York as we kickoff the latest show.

I love people and organizations who take complex financial issues and make them easier for the user.

Few things are more complex than the insurance industry. And few organizations have managed to make it easy for the user to navigate the insurance landscape.

One such organization is Policygenius, a website that offers users an easy way to compare and buy various products such as life, auto, disability, and homeowners policies.

Today we’re lucky enough to be joined by Jennifer Fitzgerald, the founder and CEO of Policygenius.

For Fitzgerald, the business started with a simple question…”Why is buying insurance such a frustrating experience?”

As consultants to the top insurance companies, Fitzgerald and her partner suspected that this consumer problem was behind a lot of things they observed. It’s why life insurance ownership is at a 50-year low. It’s why health and disability under-insurance is behind most personal bankruptcies and home foreclosures. And it’s why they started Policygenius.

Their mission is simple: “To get people the insurance coverage they need and make them feel good about it.”

That means they thoughtfully built their business for every type of insurance consumer who may come their way:

  • Detail-oriented? They building the best insurance content library out there

  • More of a big picture person? Their Insurance Checkup is the best (and only) big picture tool around

  • Convenience shopper? They’re building a one-stop shop. If you need life insurance and pet insurance, you shouldn’t have to go to a bunch of different sites.

  • Skeptic? They’re an independent site and not affiliated with any insurers. They’ll provide you with choice and the information you need to make the right decision.

It’s a rare treat to be joined by somebody who is truly excited about the insurance industry!

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