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Life Insurance for the Overweight Jacksonville NC

Along with age, medical history and lifestyle, life insurance companies take your "build" into consideration on your application. "Build" is your weight relative to your height. Life insurers use standard tables that combine weight and height in a chart to help determine what kind of risk you pose.

Mr. Richard L. Pugh (RFC®), CFP, MBA
(910) 455-6400
824 Gum Branch Rd., Suite I
Jacksonville, NC
Company
Pugh & Associates Inc.
Qualifications
Education: MA Business Administration
Years of Experience: 16
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid 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, Charitable Planning, Asset Protection, BuySell, Compensation Plans

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Mrs. Mary T. Moose (RFC®), CSA, RFP
(704) 857-4924
603 N. Main St
China Grove, NC
Company
Victory Wealth Management, Inc.
Qualifications
Years of Experience: 13
Membership
IARFC, FPA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Family Offices, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Mortgage Loans, CommOptions, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Business Coach, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Healthcare Accounts, Charitable Fo

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Mr. Anthony W. March (RFC®), CEP, JD, MBA
(866) 962-1116
12324 Hampton Way Dr
Wake Forest, NC
Company
Wall Street Estate Planners
Qualifications
Education: Undergrad:University of North Carolina (Pembroke/School of Business)* Bachelor of Science Business Administration (focus Finance & Marketing). Graduate: Stafford University (UK)* MBA* JDMr. March holds the following designations and cert
Years of Experience: 14
Membership
IARFC, NICEP
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Trustee Service, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, personal Coach, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Family Offices, CommOptions, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Group Insurance, Business Coach, Charitable Planning, Charitable Foundations, Asset Protection, BuySell, Compensation Plans

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Mr. Harvey R. Alter (RFC®), CEP, CSA, MBA
(973) 265-2862
117 Shenandoah River Dr
Hertford, NC
Qualifications
Education: mba
Years of Experience: 33
Membership
IARFC, NICEP
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Tax Planning, Employee Benefits, Family Offices, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Mortgage Loans, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Charitable Planning, Asset Protection, BuySell, LiabCover, Compensation Plans

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John Medwin
1120 Old Ridge Rd.
East Bend, NC
Company
Title: Retirement Specialist
Company: Medwin & Associates
Education
Gardner Webb University
Years Experience
Years Experience: 15
Service
Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Life Insurance,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Estate Tax Planning,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Medicare Planning,Retirement Planning,Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Education Funding & Financial Aid Planning,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Alternative Investments,Annuities,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning

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Thomas G. Komara (RFC®), CHFC, CLU
(828) 393-0215
101-B Chadqick Square Ct
Hendersonville, NC
Company
Komara Financial Concepts
Qualifications
Education: BA Gannon University
Years of Experience: 31
Membership
IARFC, SFSP, NAIFA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Mortgage Loans, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Charitable Planning, BuySell, Compensation Plans

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Michael H. Tove (RFC®), CEP, PHD
(919) 462-6622
107 Kilmayne Drive, Suite D
Cary, NC
Company
Affordable Insurance Network, Inc.
Qualifications
Education: BS, MS, Ph.D.
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Retirement Planning, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Compensation Plans

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John C. Watson (RFC®), CHFC, CLU
(336) 379-8207
3816 North Elm Street
Greensboro, NC
Company
Lawson & Watson, LLC
Qualifications
Years of Experience: 33
Membership
IARFC, MDRT, AALU, SFSP, NAIFA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Asset Protection, Compensation Plans

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Peter D'Arruda, RFC
1135 Kildaire Farm Road
Cary, NC
Company
Title: President & CEO
Company: Capital Financial Advisory Group. LLC
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Registered Investor: Yes
Education
UNC-Chapel Hill
Years Experience
Years Experience: 18
Service
Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Mortgage Refinancing,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Medicare Planning,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Business Succession & Liquidation Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Individual Income Tax Planning,High Yield Bank Accounts,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Alternative Investments,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Man

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Mr. Charles E. Trent (RFC®), CFP, CHFC, CLU, EA, LUTCF
(704) 365-3122
6525 Wheeler Drive
Charlotte, NC
Company
Gardner and White
Qualifications
Education: MBA
Years of Experience: 26
Membership
IARFC, FPA, SFSP
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Tax Returns, Employee Benefits, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Auto Home Insurance, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Healthcare Accounts, Asset Protection, BuySell, LiabCover, Compensation Plans

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Life Insurance for the Overweight

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Life Insurance For the Overweight

Are you overweight? Are you otherwise healthy? You still might have a hard time buying life insurance. Even if you're not obese, there are some cases in which you'll have to pay more for life insurance.

In most instances, the heavier you are, the more you'll pay.

Along with age, medical history and lifestyle, life insurance companies take your "build" into consideration on your application. "Build" is your weight relative to your height. Life insurers use standard tables that combine weight and height in a chart to help determine what kind of risk you pose.

The more you weigh in relation to your height, the more potential you have for health problems. That's what the statistics say. Insurers will combine their unique claims history with those statistics to come up with their risk factor for you as a client.

The ideal life insurance customer is someone who is expected to live a long, healthy life. That means that the risk you pose to the insurer is low. Statistics consistently show overweight people pose increased insurance risks, because they are likely to develop health problems as they grow older.

At the same time, the average American waistline is getting bigger. Obesity is considered a silent epidemic. Weight related diseases like diabetes are also increasing at very high rates. Increases are evident regardless of sex, age, race and educational status. Since diabetes increases your risk of an earlier death, an overweight person poses a higher risk to insurers.

If you're just a little overweight, say about 10 pounds, you might see no difference in the life insurance rates you are quoted compared to a friend who is 10 pounds lighter and the same height. However, if you're severely overweight, you'd better budget more money for life insurance. Obesity is clinically diagnosed when you are 20 % or more over your ideal weight. At this level, your insurance rates will likely be increased.

A person can be denied life insurance at some companies if the person is morbidly obese even if that person does not have any other health problems. This is definitely something to keep in mind.

Many insurers will charge a hefty premium if you are 30 or more pounds overweight. This is especially true if other health conditions are also present. For that matter, even if you are just moderately overweight, life insurance could still cost more. People who are slightly overweight can be disqualified for a "preferred rate," which is a lower premium that rewards people who are healthy. For example, a person who is 20 to 30 pounds overweight and does not have high blood pressure or diabetes might get a normal rate, but they won't see the preferred rate.

What if you have actually been rejected because of your weight? Well, there are companies who specialize in insuring people with health problems, but you will have to expect to pay more and also get less death benefit. One way some companies insure obese p...

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