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Life Insurance Buckeye AZ

Do you have enough life insurance? Whether you are in a risky occupation or not, life insurance is part of a complete financial plan for everyone.

Mr. Lance Andrew McGraw (RFC®)
(480) 703-6087
1423 S Higley Rd # 128
Mesa, AZ
Company
McGraw Custom Financial Solutions LLC
Qualifications
Education: Weber State UniversityKaplan UniversityCalifornia Coast University
Years of Experience: 12
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Tax Planning, Tax Returns, Seminars Work, Annuities, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Auto Home Insurance, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Asset Protection, Compensation Plans

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Michael Cross
3875 N. 44th Street
Phoenix, AZ
Company
Title: Investment Advisor Representative
Company: Cross Financial
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
Arizona State University
Years Experience
Years Experience: 13
Service
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,CD Alternative,Disability Insurance,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Business Income Tax Planning,Fee Only Portfolio Management,Income for Life/ Preserve Princi

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Mr. Stuart J. Spivak (RFC®), LUTCF
480 556 9931, 610 668 7682
8160 E Butherus Dr #5
Scottsdale, AZ
Company
The Spivak Financial Group
Qualifications
Education: 1987 Graduate of Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.
Years of Experience: 23
Membership
IARFC, MDRT, NAPFA, NAIFA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Education Plan, Healthcare Accounts, Asset Protection, BuySell

Data Provided by:
Tim Bryan
4835 E. Cactus Rd. #155
Scottsdale, AZ
Company
Title: Senior Financial Advisor
Company: Ameriprise Financial
Service
Retirement Planning,Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,Annuities,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Retirement Income Distribution Planning

Data Provided by:
Mr. Daniel J. Trotta (RFC®), MBA
(480) 626-8089
10105 E Via Linda Dr #103-324
Scottsdale, AZ
Company
Choice Benefits Inc.
Qualifications
Education: MA.Ed, University of Phoenix;MBA, Roosevelt University; BBA, Walsh College;AAS, Scottsdale Community College
Years of Experience: 16
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Pension Planning, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Business Coach, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Healthcare Accounts, BuySell

Data Provided by:
Jeffrey Biro
6900 E. Camelback Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ
Company
Title: President
Company: Family Wealth Advisors
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
Double Bachelor's
Master's (abt)
Years Experience
Years Experience: 28
Service
Portfolio Engineering,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Disability Insurance,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Business Succession & Liquidation Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Individual Income Tax Planning,Fee Only Portfolio Management,Mortgage Refinancing,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Medicare Planning,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio

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Mr. Paul F. Arutt (RFC®), MBA
(602) 424-9991
3550 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1100
Phoenix, AZ
Company
Heritage West Capital Corporation
Qualifications
Education: MBA, Finance, Columbia University, New YorkBA, Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Years of Experience: 29
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Retirement Planning, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Precious Metals, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Group Insurance, Asset Protection, BuySell, LiabCover, Compensation Plans

Data Provided by:
Judy Tocco, CFP
6236 E. Pima Street
Tucson, AZ
Company
Title: CFP
Company: Tocco Financial Services
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
Bachelors Degree in Business Management
Masters Degree in Organizational Management
Certified Financial Planner
Years Experience
Years Experience: 20+
Service
Portfolio Engineering,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Alternative Investments,Retirement Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,Fee Only Portfolio Management,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,Wealth Management,Annuities,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,401k Rollover From Employer,CD Alternative,Life Insurance,Investment &

Data Provided by:
Charles Booth
2812 N Norwalk
Mesa, AZ
Company
Title: CPA, PFS
Company: Clarity Wealth Management
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
Arizona State University
B.S. Accounting
1971
Years Experience
Years Experience: 10
Service
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,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 & Financia

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Mrs. Evelyn D. Driver (RFC®), CEP
(480) 344-7743
11715 North 114th Way
Scottsdale, AZ
Company
Independent Financial Group
Qualifications
Education: BS in Business Administration, Arizona State University, 1987
Years of Experience: 23
Membership
IARFC, NICEP
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Retirement Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Mortgage Loans, CommOptions, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Charitable Planning, Healthcare Accounts, BuySell, LiabCover

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Life Insurance - Top Ten Most Dangerous Jobs

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Top Ten Most Dangerous Jobs

You might not think that you work in a dangerous job. You might just be surprised. However, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the top 10 most dangerous jobs are:

  1. Timber cutters
  2. Airplane pilots
  3. Construction laborers
  4. Truck drivers
  5. Farm occupations
  6. Groundskeepers
  7. Laborers
  8. Police and detectives
  9. Carpenters
  10. Sales occupations

Groundskeepers? That one certainly wouldn't have been on any list of mine. Neither would sales occupations. After having worked in an office tower, Id have included window washers for sure. Which brings us to an important question; do you have enough life insurance? Whether you are in a risky occupation or not, life insurance is part of a complete financial plan for everyone. Having said that, if you're single and no one is depending upon your income for support, you probably don't need life insurance. But you should definitely have it if you fall into any of the following categories:

  • You're married and your spouse depends on your income
  • You have children
  • You have an aging parent or disabled relative who depends on your income
  • Your retirement savings, pension, or other cash accounts won't adequately support your loved ones after you die
  • You have a large estate and expect to owe estate taxes
  • You own a business

How do you figure out exactly how much you need? You can check out our insurance pages for more detail. Alternatively, you may want to contact an insurance agent or broker who can help you determine what type of life insurance is best for you and the amount of coverage you need.

Rule of thumb is that you should have enough life insurance to pay off your major debts. This would include your mortgage, your car loan and any other large outstanding loan (which could include credit cards). In addition, if you have children, you should factor in childcare for the surviving spouse and potentially money for college. If your spouse would not want to return to work while the children are young, you might have to factor in a living allowance for a number of years.

Keep in mind that every year your insurance needs could change. Perhaps you have a new addition to the family. Perhaps you've paid off the car loan. Maybe your oldest is now in college with a full scholarship. Review your life insurance coverage frequently and adjust as necessary. (This will be easier with term insurance than with whole life or other universal insurance .)

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