Long Term Disability Insurance Post Falls ID

My advice to most people is that long term disability in Post Falls 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.

Ronald L. Glendening (RFC®), CFP
(208) 667-8998
2141 Merritt Creek Loop
Coeur DAlene, ID
Company
Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC
Qualifications
Education: BAM.Div
Years of Experience: 11
Membership
IARFC, FPA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Charitable Planning, Compensation Plans

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Brian Burks, MBA
5660 East Franklin Rd. Suite #130
Nampa, ID
Company
Title: Managing Partner
Company: Burks Wealth Management
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Registered Investor: Yes
Education
U of Idaho/B.S. - Marketing
Boise State University - MBA
Years Experience
Years Experience: 15
Service
Life Settlements,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Annuities,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Individual Income

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Colonial Life & Accident Insurance
(208) 336-8666
13965 W Chinden Blvd
Boise, ID
 
Sterling Life Insurance Co
(208) 658-9977
2404 Bank Dr
Boise, ID
 
Massachusetts Mutl Life Ins Co
(208) 364-0500
3501 Elder St
Boise, ID
 
Ronald L. Glendening (RFC®), CFP
(208) 667-8998
2141 Merritt Creek Loop
Coeur DAlene, ID
Company
Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC
Qualifications
Education: BAM.Div
Years of Experience: 11
Membership
IARFC, FPA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Charitable Planning, Compensation Plans

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American Income Life Insurance
(208) 344-3774
225 N 16th St
Boise, ID
 
Allstate Insurance Companies
(208) 343-3972
3350 Amricana Trl
Boise, ID
 
Farm Bureau Financial Services
(208) 356-4439
1116 Bond Avenue
Rexburg, ID
Alternate Phone Number
208-356-4439
Services
insurance planning

Metropolitan Life Ins Co Sales
(208) 343-4091
3050 N Lakeharbor Ln
Boise, ID
 
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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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