April 15, 2021


Utah Woman’s Life Insurance Claim Goes Unpaid Despite Paying Premiums

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — One Utah woman was paying the premiums on her life insurance policy, so why did the insurance company tell her family the policy was no good after she passed away?

Shaela Savage died in October of 2019, one day after giving birth to a son.

Devastated, her parents took in their grandson and tried to claim the $150,000 voluntary life insurance policy for which Savage had signed up at work.

Her mother, Kari Escher, said it was a glimmer of hope in the midst of unimaginable tragedy.

“We’re going to be able to provide for

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Time runs out for United Life & Accident Insurance Company

When the Lincoln Financial Group sells its office park and campus in Concord’s North End (you can buy it for $6 million) and no longer has a presence as an employer in Capital City, it will close the books on more than a century of history of life insurance underwriting for a succession of companies.

This story began back in 1913 when a group of Concord’s leading citizens established the United Life & Accident Insurance Company, first located at 65 North Main Street in the heart of the city’s downtown. Among the early executives and directors were brothers S.W. and

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Considering buying life insurance? 4 questions to ask yourself

Life insurance coverage can help protect your loved ones after you pass on. Ask yourself these four questions before you buy coverage. (iStock)

Life insurance coverage is an important type of insurance protection but not every American has a policy. In fact, according to research from PolicyGenius, just 54% of American adults have life insurance. This includes 27% who only have group coverage, which is provided by employers and often insufficient to provide full protection.

While many Americans need life insurance, some are reluctant to buy because finding a policy seems confusing and it’s not a fun

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Should you buy life insurance for your children?

We all want our kids to live long, healthy lives, which is why child life insurance may not feel like a top priority. It’s worth considering, though, as it can lock in low rates and act as an investment vehicle for your children.

Learn more about this type of life insurance, and find out if it’s the right choice for your family.

What is child life insurance?

Child life insurance covers the life of a minor and is typically purchased by a parent or grandparent.

In general, these policies are whole life products — a type of permanent life insurance

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The Blurring Of Business And Personal Life

If you find yourself working more hours remotely than you ever did at the office, you are not alone. “Zoom fatigue” has set in, and you may feel like work is never-ending.

You may find yourself answering emails late at night or scheduling work calls after regular business hours. Your kids are doing school from home, so doing business calls after 8 pm afford you some peace and quiet.

However, before you know it, it’s 11 pm, and you are still wired from

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7 Secrets To Keeping Your Service Business Clients For Life

By Susan Guillory

We’ve all heard it before: It’s cheaper to retain an existing client than it is to acquire a new one. That’s especially true for service businesses, whether that’s accounting, graphic design, or marketing. Existing clients already know what your business does and are happy with the results. New clients, on the other hand, see you as an unknown. They’re not sure what they’ll get with your company, so you have to spend more time wooing them.

I can personally attest to the benefits of

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