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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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Roger Myers
632 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd.
Matthews, NC
Company
Title: Branch Manager
Company: Dalton Strategic Investments
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Years Experience
Years Experience: 29
Service
Captive Insurance,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Alternative Investments,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Individual Income Tax Planning,Wealth Engineering,Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Management P

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Sharles Hayes
1920 Peale Terrace
Greensboro, NC
Company
Company: CLC Financial
Education
High Point University/ BS Degree/Business Economics
Years Experience
Years Experience: 9
Service
Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Wealth Engineering,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Annuities,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Education Funding & Financial Aid Planning,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Life Insurance,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Business Succession

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Stephen Chappell
106 North Water St
Wilmington, NC
Company
Title: Financial Advisor
Company: Raymond James Financial Advisor
Type
Registered Investor: Yes
Education
MSFS,CFS
East Carolina University
School of Financial Planning
Years Experience
Years Experience: 20
Service
Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Retirement Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Fee Only Portfolio Management,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Annuities,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Life Insurance,In

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George H. Bode (RFC®), CEP, CFA
(919) 846-2633
8202 Lloyd Allyns Way
Raleigh, NC
Company
George H. Bode & Associates, LLC
Qualifications
Education: BA
Years of Experience: 29
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid 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, BuySell, Compensation Plans

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James Seramba
701 Green Valley Road
Greensboro, NC
Company
Title: Managing Partner
Company: Grey Oak Wealth Management
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
United States Military Academy BS 1986
Wake Forest University MBA 1999
Years Experience
Years Experience: 14
Service
Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Reverse Mortgage,Disability 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,Alternative Investments,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Busines

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Mr. John Bryan Philpott (RFC®), CSA
(704) 237-9927
1333 2nd St NE Ste 310
Hickory, NC
Company
Aspire Wealth Management
Qualifications
Education: Kaplan -series 65 Investment Advisor Repesentive Life & Health NC
Years of Experience: 8
Membership
IARFC, MDRT, NAIFA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Trustee Service, Pension Planning, personal Coach, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Tax Returns, Seminars Work, Family Offices, Annuities, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Business Coach, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Charitable Foundations, Asset Protection, Compensation Plans

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Charles E. Potter (RFC®), CHFC, CLU
(919) 383-7421
1816 Front Street #220
Durham, NC
Company
The Potter Financial Group
Qualifications
Education: BS in Marketing
Membership
IARFC, FPA, AALU
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Education Plan, Healthcare Accounts, BuySell, Compensation Plans

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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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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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