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Disability Insurance - Disability Income Insurance Plan Guide Okemos MI

Disability insurance is a specialized form of health insurance. Disability insurance protects you in the case of loss of income. If you lose your ability to work, either from temporary or permanent disability, a disability claim can be made.

Gene Wittstock
2000 Town Center
Southfield, MI
Service
Business Income Tax Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,Captive Insurance,Life Settlements,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Reverse Mortgage,Medicare Planning,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Real Estate Investment Planning,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Education Funding & Financial Aid Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Fee Only Po

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Matthew Boersen
4125 Embassy Dr
Grand Rapids, MI
Company
Company: Capstone Financial
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
Grand Valley State University
Allendale MI
Service
Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Alternative Investments,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Education Funding & Financial Aid Planning,Portfolio Engineering,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Disability Insurance,Annuities,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Business Succession & Liquidation Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Pr

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Jeffrey Smith
20750 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Company
Title: President
Company: Woodworth Financial
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Service
Alternative Asset Class Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Business Succession & Liquidation Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Real

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Gary Stec
13854 Lakeside Circle
Sterling Heights, MI
Company
Title: Safe Money Specialist
Company: ISMG
Service
Wealth Management,Disability Insurance,Retirement Planning,Business Succession & Liquidation Planning,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Medicaid,Annuities,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Alternative Investments,Life Insurance,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Pension for Highly

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James Quayle
116 North Fourth Avenue
Iron River, MI
Company
Title: Financial Associate
Company: Great Lakes Group Of Thrivent Financial
Service
Long-Term Health Care Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Business Income Tax Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,Captive Insurance,Life Settlements,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Reverse Mortgage,Medicare Planning,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Real Estate Investment Planning,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Mana

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Jeffrey Doud
2401 W. Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI
Company
Title: Financial Advisor
Company: Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Service
Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Business Succession & Liquidation Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Mortgage Refinancing,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Disability Insurance,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,High Yield Bank Accounts,401k

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Gene Wittstock
4793 Berkshire Drive
Sterling Heights, MI
Company
Company: Wittstock Financial and Associates
Education
Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration, Michigan; MSF (Master of Science in Finance )
William Tyndale College, Michigan; BA in Psychology and Business Administration
Years Experience
Years Experience: 12
Service
401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Alternative Investments,Life Insurance,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Management Plannin

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Anthony Agbay
1450 W. Long Lake Road
Troy, MI
Company
Title: Senior Vice President - Investments
Company: The Agbay Group, A Wealth Advisory Company
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
Drexel University, BS Finance
Years Experience
Years Experience: 15
Service
Fee Only Portfolio Management,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Alternative Investments,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Business Income Tax Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Long-Term Health Car

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Yasmin Elrada
22200 Ford Rd
Dearborn Heights , MI
Company
Title: President, Financial Advisor
Company: LPL Financial
Service
Portfolio Engineering,High Yield Bank Accounts,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Wealth Management,Medicaid,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Business Income Tax Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,Captive Insurance,Life Settlements,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternat

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Christopher Mollan
31700 Middlebelt Road
Farmington Hills, MI
Company
Title: LPL Financial Advisor
Company: LPL Financial
Type
Registered Investor: Yes
Education
Michigan State University Bachelors of Arts, Business
Years Experience
Years Experience: 7
Service
IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Medicare Planning,Retirement Planning,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Alternative Investments,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income

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Disability Insurance - Disability Income Insurance Plan Guide

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Disability Insurance

Disability insurance is a specialized form of health insurance. Disability insurance protects you in the case of loss of income. If you lose your ability to work, either from temporary or permanent disability, a disability claim can be made.

While most people consider disability insurance a 'luxury' the fact of the matter is what would you do if you couldn't work for the rest of your life? How would you cope financially? Everyday we read of accidents or other mishaps which leave a person paralyzed or worse. Disability insurance is the insurance that would guarantee you an income in the case that you could not work.

Are you thinking that social security would cover you?
Think again. The benefit's are notoriously limited. And the majority of social security disability claims each year are turned down. Think disability insurance.

What about Workers Compensation?
Workers Compensation only kicks in if you are hurt on the job. Your chances of being hurt when you are playing weekend sports are higher than your chance of being hurt on the job. Think disability insurance.

You may get some money if you are hurt in a car accident, because of personal liability insurance . However, there are no guarantees and you could be waiting years for a lawsuit to be settled.

Let's think a less disastrous situation. Even if you aren't worried about a catastrophic accident or illness, what if you broke your leg in three places skiing and couldn't work because you were in traction? What if you tore a ligament, while playing on that weekend co-ed baseball team, and had to have surgery. You'd be out of commission for awhile. Disability insurance do not remove can also replace lost income on a temporary basis, while you heal from the hazards of being a "weekend warrior".

Even if you have medical coverage a long illness without earnings can be financially devastating. Statistics vary, but you have anywhere from a 1 in 5 to a 1 in 3 chance of having either an illness or accident which prevent you from working for 90 days or more; between the ages of 40 and 65. Your chance of dying in the same period is about 1 in 7. Some statistics claim that the average long term loss of your ability to work is 5 years. That's a long time.

This is why, if you are the sole breadwinner in your family, you should be considering disability insurance . If you get laid up or seriously injured your family's ability to cope financially would be jeopardized.

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