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Permanent Life Insurance - Life Coverage Policy Guide Caldwell ID

Life insurance companies make good money on these policies. There are generally incentives to life insurance agents to sell them. Insurers profit from people who buy these plans young and then drop them early.

Brian Burks, MBA
5660 East Franklin Rd. Suite #130
Nampa, ID
Company
Title: Managing Partner
Company: Burks Wealth Management
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Registered Investor: Yes
Education
U of Idaho/B.S. - Marketing
Boise State University - MBA
Years Experience
Years Experience: 15
Service
Life Settlements,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Annuities,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Individual Income

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Ronald L. Glendening (RFC®), CFP
(208) 667-8998
2141 Merritt Creek Loop
Coeur DAlene, ID
Company
Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC
Qualifications
Education: BAM.Div
Years of Experience: 11
Membership
IARFC, FPA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Charitable Planning, Compensation Plans

Data Provided by:
Raymond James Financial Services Terry Farnes
(208) 287-9433
8438-A Fairview Ave
Boise, ID
 
Sterling Life Insurance Co
(208) 658-9977
2404 Bank Dr
Boise, ID
 
Massachusetts Mutl Life Ins Co
(208) 364-0500
3501 Elder St
Boise, ID
 
Brian Burks, MBA
5660 East Franklin Rd. Suite #130
Nampa, ID
Company
Title: Managing Partner
Company: Burks Wealth Management
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Registered Investor: Yes
Education
U of Idaho/B.S. - Marketing
Boise State University - MBA
Years Experience
Years Experience: 15
Service
Life Settlements,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Annuities,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Individual Income

Data Provided by:
American Income Life Insurance
(208) 344-3774
225 N 16th St
Boise, ID
 
Northwestern Mutl Life Ins Co
(208) 383-0210
1111 W Jefferson St
Boise, ID
 
Colonial Life & Accident Insurance
(208) 336-8666
13965 W Chinden Blvd
Boise, ID
 
Metropolitan Life Ins Co Sales
(208) 343-4091
3050 N Lakeharbor Ln
Boise, ID
 
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Permanent Life Insurance - Life Coverage Policy Guide

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Permanent Life Insurance

The only reason to buy permanent life insurance is that you are going to hold this insurance for life.

By holding the "permanent life insurance for life," we mean for life. There are usually up-front charges which considerably impact the savings component. Eventually, the savings will begin to pay off, but it can take 10 to 20 years for things to begin moving your way.

So what are you really getting? Well, it works like this: part of your monthly payment pays for the actual life insurance (This will normally be close to the amount you'd pay for term life insurance ). The rest of your payment (minus management charges; which are a fee over and above the cost of premium) is applied to the savings component. Therefore, in order to actually build savings, your premiums are higher than term life insurance by the amount of your savings contribution, plus fees to the life insurance company to 'manage' your money.

Now, if you want someone to manage your money, wouldn't you want a specialist? Maybe a bank?

Originally, the cash value that you built in your permanent life insurance was designed to continue to pay your premiums when you get older and premiums become REALLY expensive. This was a selling point because you banked money to pay high premiums to keep life insurance in force after retirement - when you don't make as much.

Another of the big selling points has been that you (as the life insurance policy holder) could access those savings if you need them. Sounds good, right? Well, it doesn't always work as planned. If you want to use those savings for something other than life insurance payments you will likely pay income tax on them; which negates any "tax shelter" status and could even push you into a higher tax bracket (with higher taxes).

Rules to borrow against a permanent life insurance plan can be very complicated, can cost interest, and what if you don't want to pay it back? It's supposed to be "your money" afte...

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