Special Needs Planning Parents of special needs children can easily make costly mistakes when tryting to set up a long term program to assist their children. Common mistakes with regard to: Guardianship Government Benefits Trusts Life Insurance Wills Help your clients make wise decisions with regards to special needs planning. To learn more review this […]
Colon cancer and life insurance Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the US. According to cancer.org the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is 4.7% in men, and 4.4% in women. Most colorectal cancer arises slowly from an adenomatous polyp over 7 to 15 years. Normally, cells will grow and […]
It is possible for someone with atrial fibrillation to get standard life insurance rates. It is best to ‘shop’ the market because insurance carriers views on this risk vary widely. Treatments are constantly being improved, and those companies they keep up with the associated mortality improvements may be able to offer better classes.
Crohn’s disease and life insurance According to The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Crohn’s disease affects about 700,000 people in the United States. Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease. Sometimes called regional enteritis. There may be inflammation of any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus. Inflammation can spread into many layers […]
Cervical cancer and life insurance Cancer.org says that cervical cancer was once one of the the most common causes of cancer cancer death for women. But over the last forty years the death rate has decreased by over 50%. This may primarily be due to to the widespread use of Pap Tests as a cancer […]
The rating for life insurance for someone with GERD is dependent on a number of factors. Barrett’s Esophagus cases should be ‘shopped’ to the market since life insurance carriers view the risk differently. Learn how to rate a GERD or Barrett’s Esophagus case.
Bladder cancer patients may find It possible to obtain a standard rate for life insurance. However, there are many variables regarding the stage, grade, and recurrences that will effect to ultimate offer. Fortunately there are easy ways to ‘shop’ the market for cancer cases.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) COPD is a persistent obstruction of the airways. Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema are the two main conditions comprising the COPD group of diseases. Cigarette smoking is by far the number one cause. The Mayo Clinic says that “COPD is treatable and that with proper management, most people with COPD can […]
Alcohol, drug abuse, and life insurance For the majority of drinkers of alcoholic beverages, there is little risk to health or longevity. However, excess alcohol intake has a substantial impact on mortality. Excess alcohol consumption has been associated with heart problems such as alcoholic cardiomyopathy (which is a weakening of the heart muscle), arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia. Other […]
What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep. Complete cessation of breathing is known as apnea while hypopnea is partial cessation of breathing. Why do life insurers care if you have sleep apnea? During apnea episodes the oxygen level in the blood falls. Persistent low oxygen levels […]