Long Term Disability Insurance Rock Springs WY

My advice to most people is that long term disability in Rock Springs 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.

Dr. Nels A. Nelson (RFC®), CFP, CSA, LUTCF
(307) 674-7494
P.O. Box 1063
Sheridan, WY
Company
New Life Financial Inc.
Qualifications
Education: BS(Engineering), Doctorate Vet Medicine, Certified Financial Planner,
Years of Experience: 23
Membership
IARFC, FPA, NAIFA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Employee Benefits, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Charitable Planning, Healthcare Accounts, Asset Protection, BuySell, Compensation Plans

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United Investors Life Insurance Co
(307) 875-6957
2241 Foothill Blvd
Rock Springs, WY
 
Kevin Byrne and Associates
(307) 632-9223
202 E Pershing Blvd
Cheyenne, WY
 
Andy Steele
1285 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY
Company
Title: President
Company: Steele Financial Services
Type
Registered Investor: Yes
Education
B.S Florida State University
Years Experience
Years Experience: 26
Service
401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Retirement Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Annuities,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Planning For Personal Finances &

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New York Life Insurance
(307) 367-6792
219 E Pine St Ste Ste
Pinedale, WY
 
Farm Bureau Financial Services
(307) 632-9008
6248 Yellowstone Rd
Cheyenne, WY
 
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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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