Long Term Disability Insurance Beckley WV

My advice to most people is that long term disability in Beckley is the most critical coverage to maintain during your working years. Statistics show that 70% of people will face a disability of three months or more before the age of 65. Since most of us live by our paychecks, disability is really paycheck insurance. A policy can commence typically after a 90 or 180 day waiting period once the disability has started.

Vimal Chaudhari, MS
9 Greenbrier Avenue
Hurricane, WV
Company
Title: Investment Advisor Representative
Company: Retirement Solutions
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
Marshall University/MS 1994
Service
Long-Term Health Care Planning,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,Wealth Management,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,401k Rollover From Employer,CD Alternative,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,H

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State Farm Insurance
(304) 235-3290
22 W 2nd Avenue
Williamson, WV
Services
Insurance, Life Insurance, Insurance Agents and Brokers, Internet Services, Computer Hardware and Supplies

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Mr. Gregory R. Metcalf (RFC®), RFP
(307) 723-5018
200 Ivy St
Weirton, WV
Company
Horizon Financial Group
Qualifications
Education: Ohio University, BBA FinanceCollege for Financial Planning's CFP Certification Professional Education Program
Years of Experience: 15
Membership
IARFC, FPA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Tax Planning, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Education Plan, Healthcare Accounts, Asset Protection

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AIG American General
(304) 476-3014
11 Commerce dr. suite 208
Westover, WV
 
Mr. James G. Carrier (RFC®), CSA
(304) 204-2552
5098 West Washington Street, Suite 408
Charleston, WV
Company
Focus Financial Investment Group, LLC
Qualifications
Years of Experience: 29
Membership
IARFC, MDRT
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Charitable Planning, Healthcare Accounts, Charitable Foundations, Asset Protection, BuySell, LiabCover, Compensation Plans

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Harold D. Vealey (RFC®), CLU, LUTCF
(304) 346-2154
910 Chester Road
Charleston, WV
Company
Vealey Financial Services
Qualifications
Education: BA
Years of Experience: 43
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Charitable Planning, BuySell, Compensation Plans

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Deacon & Deacon Insurance Agency
(304) 720-5641
100 Capitol Street - Suite 205
Charleston, WV
 
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Q: What sort of insurance is best for a single person? I hear continually about life insurance to take care of your family, but what if you don't have a family?

My advice to most people is that long term disability is the most critical coverage to maintain during your working years. Statistics show that 70% of people will face a disability of three months or more before the age of 65. Since most of us live by our paychecks, disability is really paycheck insurance. A policy can commence typically after a 90 or 180 day waiting period once the disability has started. These choices, along with other policy design features, are selected by the insured at the time of application with assistance from a professional advisor. Although this coverage is not inexpensive, it is valuable to have and can easily pay for itself with a single incident. Assuming the policy is paid with after tax dollars, the benefits the policy provides are also tax free. Finally, one can usually insure about 60% to 70% of one's annual reportable income. Most policies require financial documentation to prove earnings, along with an application and medical exam.

The other important coverage that you should consider depending on your age is long term care. Long term care will provide reimbursement for nursing home, assisted living or professional home care expenses. Many of my clients who have seen these expenses within their own family understand the valuable protection a long term care policy provides, as many of these institutions charge multiple thousands of dollars a month. As a reminder, health insurance does not pay for these services and most government plans will only pay for people who are basically destitute. In many instances there is no medical examination associated with the application when acquiring long term care coverage.

As for your question regarding life insurance, I think if the person has any debt at all, a life policy might make some sense even if you don’t have a family. It would also cover all final expenses including a funeral and burial. In the event of your passing, would you want your estate to have any debt or estate taxes due? Term insurance is a very inexpensive life insurance alternative, but the negative is that it will typically not cover you for more than thirty years. There are a variety of life insurance products to choose from depending on your budget and objectives. Most policies require an application, medical exam and phone interview.

I hope this helps!

 

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