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How Much Life Insurance Do You Really Need

Life insurance analysis is an important step in ensuring financial protection if a death occurs in your family. The amount of insurance you purchase should cover cash flow needs, debts and other goals – such as ongoing expenses, funding …

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(6 days ago) 1 - FDIC insurance up to $250,000 (including principal & interest) per depositor per program bank. The cash balance you place through the program is swept to one or more program banks where it earns a variable rate of interest and is eligible for FDIC insurance.

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About Us Personal Capital

(9 days ago) Information refers to the business of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company and its subsidiaries, including Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company of New York and GWFS Equities, Inc. GWLA’s consolidated total assets under administration (AUA) were $971.6B. AUA is a non-GAAP measure and does not reflect the financial stability or

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Term vs Permanent Life Insurance Personal Capital

(6 days ago) Term insurance generally costs less than other – more permanent insurance – and carries a predetermined premium. You will want to compare rates and coverage to ensure you’re getting the best policy for your needs. Permanent Life Insurance. Permanent life insurance provides lifelong protection for the insured.

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Unclaimed Life Insurance: Claim Money From Deceased

(6 days ago) Life insurance is often used to leave an inheritance for loved ones, but it is not uncommon for an older person to forget about life insurance policies acquired earlier in life. Additionally, life insurance companies are very unlikely to dispense a death …

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The Difference Between Term, Whole, And Universal Life

(3 days ago) Insurance companies base premium amounts on actuarial tables that are weighted by age and health factors. Obviously, the older a person is, the more likely they are to die, which causes the cost of life insurance to be exorbitantly high. Because of this, if you’re older and approaching retirement or are in retirement, then purchasing

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Do I Need Property Insurance

(Just Now) Property and casualty insurance is an umbrella term that covers several different types of insurance. It refers to two different types of protection: property refers to protection of the things you own, and casualty refers to financial protection in the event you are sued.

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Early Retirement Health Insurance Options Personal Capital

(9 days ago) Former Employer’s Insurance Plan (Or Group Retiree Coverage) Many people do not fully realize how much of their medical costs are subsidized by their employers. Check with your company’s human resources department to see if retiree health insurance is an option. This means you remain grouped with the actively employed population as a retiree.

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Can I Link My Insurance Account

(9 days ago) Currently, Personal Capital does not have support for tracking insurance accounts. While we do support annuities, auto and life insurance accounts are not supported for tracking with your linked ac

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How to Reduce Your Taxable Income and Pay No Taxes

(3 days ago) In this table, their gross salaries are shown along with all the deductions from their salary for retirement savings, child care, flexible spending account, health savings account, health insurance, and dental insurance. After all the deductions, their $150,000 combined gross salaries are reduced to a net of $83,700 (almost a 56% reduction):

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Whole Life Insurance vs. Universal Life Insurance

(8 days ago) Whole life insurance offers steady premiums and opportunity for cash value accrual through the investment component.; Universal life insurance offers flexibility by allowing you to make premium payments at any time and in any amount.; Whole Life Insurance. As the name states, whole life insurance covers you for your whole life. While premiums will be more expensive than what you will …

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Don't Own Life Insurance on Yourself

(3 days ago) Estate Tax ILIT insurance plans insurance policy irrevocable life insurance trust Life Insurance trust Mark Powell He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Chapman University's Fowler School of Law.

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What is PITI

(Just Now) Insurance – Your lender may require homeowner’s insurance as part of your PITI. Another requirement from your lender that can be included in your monthly PITI is Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI). If you put down less than 20% for a down payment – even with good credit– then your lender may find your smaller down payment as a higher

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IRS Audit Triggers for 2021 Personal Capital

(5 days ago) Taxes & Insurance. 10 IRS Audit Triggers for 2021. By Gene Salo. December 15, 2020. Read our free tax guide 5 Tax Hacks for Investors. You may have read stories over the last couple of years that the IRS is conducting fewer audits due to budget cuts. But keep in mind that audits do happen, and that your last three tax returns are subject to

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Your Guide to Annuities: Is An Annuity Right for You

(3 days ago) An annuity is an insurance contract that is typically used to provide a guaranteed income for life. In the world of personal finance, however, “guarantees” usually carry hefty price tags, and annuities are no exception. You should fully understand the pros and cons of these products before you decide whether an annuity is right for you.

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Private Client Wealth Management Services Personal Capital

(4 days ago) Insurance Coverage Review. Many investors wind up with far too much, or far too little, insurance over time. They’ve either been sold policies over the years they don’t need, or they’ve avoided insurance agents for fear of being “sold.” We can provide a neutral review of your current insurance coverage.

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12 Types of Nontaxable Income Personal Capital

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What Is an Annuity and How Does It Work

(2 days ago) An annuity is an insurance contract that provides a guaranteed stream of income for a specified amount of time or life. A guaranteed steady stream of income is the holy grail of financial planning, so why isn’t everyone flooding insurance companies to buy an annuity? Because any type of “guarantee” comes at a high cost and not everyone

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Married Filing Separately Personal Capital

(Just Now) Taxes & Insurance. Married Filing Separately: When Does It Make Sense? By Brian Wainscoat, CPA. March 26, 2021. Picking your first house, learning about each other, planning for your future – of the many joys of marriage, sitting down and figuring out how you’ll prepare taxes is not usually one of them. If you’re married, there are two

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Taxes & Insurance Archives Personal Capital

(2 days ago) Everything you need to know about the latest in taxes and insurance straight from Personal Capital's team of experts. Read the best of our blog articles here.

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Long Term Care Insurance Personal Capital

(8 days ago) Who Should Consider Long Term Care Insurance? Long-term care is a personal issue that requires an individual solution, so we are unable to offer detailed opinions here. A common belief is that if you have less than $250,000 or more than $1,500,000 in savings, there is not much benefit in LTC Insurance.

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Federal Insurance & Guarantees – Personal Capital Support

(2 days ago) Federal Insurance & Guarantees June 05, 2015 18:55; Updated; All investment securities that we manage for you are held by a broker custodian who is a member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). As a result, securities in your account are protected up to $500,000 (of which $250,000 can be for claims for cash awaiting

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Using Options for Insurance and Extra Income Personal

(Just Now) Using Puts as Insurance. Buying puts as insurance is similar to using covered calls except it places a floor on losses and allows for significant upside. Using puts as insurance implies you only buy an amount to protect an equal or lesser amount of the security in question than you already own.

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Taxes & Insurance Archives Page 2 of 10 Personal Capital

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Guide to Filing Your Taxes in 2021 Personal Capital

(9 days ago) You could receive this form if you had distributions from retirement plans, profit-sharing, annuities, pensions, insurance contracts, and disability payments. You should receive a separate 1099-R for each account and distribution code. If you rolled over an employer-sponsored plan into an IRA, you should also expect to receive Form 5498, which

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When Can You Withdraw From Your 401k Or IRA Penalty-Free

(2 days ago) Medical expenses or insurance. If you incur unreimbursed medical expenses that are greater than 10% of your adjusted gross income in that year, you are able to pay for them out of an IRA without incurring a penalty. For a 401k withdrawal, if your unreimbursed medical expenses exceed 7.5% of your adjusted gross income for the year then the

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Health Care Sharing Ministries: An Alternative to

(2 days ago) Unlike health insurance plans in the post-ACA area, health care sharing ministries are not required to accept customers with pre-existing health conditions. Since health care sharing ministries are not governed by the same rules as traditional health insurance, the plans they offer can include lifetime caps on coverage.

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The Advantages & Disadvantages of Annuities Personal Capital

(1 days ago) Is an annuity right for you? An annuity is an insurance contract typically used to provide a guaranteed income for life. In finance though, “guarantees” usually carry hefty price tags. Learn more about the advantages & disadvantages of annuities with Personal Capital's Holistic Tax Guide.

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What Is Considered The Early Retirement Age

(1 days ago) Medicare benefits start on the first day of the month in which you turn 65. If you retire before this age, you will need to consider alternative health insurance options, such as seeing if your former insurance plan will keep you grouped with the actively employed population as a retiree(a typically rare, yet lucrative benefit these days).

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Current Market Commentary: Q1 2021 Personal Capital

(1 days ago) High momentum growth stocks, which appeared unstoppable to start the year, ran out of steam in mid-February, experiencing a rapid correction that appears to have stabilized for the moment. Meanwhile, small cap and value stocks shunned for most of 2020 continue to advance steadily. It is too soon to say what is driving short-term volatility […]

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(9 days ago) Advisory services are offered for a fee by Personal Capital Advisors Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Personal Capital Corporation. Personal Capital Advisors Corporation is a registered investment advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

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We Reinvented the Piggy Bank With Personal Capital Cash

(7 days ago) Personal Capital Cash and Savings Planner are new offerings for a complete savings solution. Today we’re excited to announce the launch of Personal Capital Cash, a new high-yield account with aggregated FDIC insurance that covers balances up to $1.25 million, and Savings Planner, a savings tool to help people plan annual retirement savings, an emergency fund, and pay down debt.

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Disability Insurance

(9 days ago) Disability insurance is usually structured to replace 60%-70% of monthly income. You can choose the length of your elimination period (the period between injury and receipt of benefit payments); although 90 days is the most common length, you should choose an elimination period that aligns with your emergency savings.

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Retirement Savings By Income

(5 days ago) Not surprisingly, those who make a little more also save a little more. People with more than $100,000 in annual household income manage to free up 16% of earnings each year toward retirement savings, while those with less than $100,000 in household income squirrel away 11% annually.

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5 Tips For Spring Cleaning Your Finances Personal Capital

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Wealth Management Personal Capital

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What Is Progressive Tax

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Five Mistakes You Can't Make with Long-Term Care Insurance

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Leadership Team Personal Capital

(4 days ago) Porter is an entrepreneurial executive with more than 25 years of experience in marketing, advertising, and building businesses. Most recently, Porter was Marketing General Manager and interim CMO at AI-driven enterprise technology company, Globality, a company she helped build and grow.

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Guide to Legacy and Estate Planning Personal Capital

(5 days ago) Life insurance policies; Annuities; Business ownership, proprietorships, or private partnerships you have an interest in; Any expected inheritance; Household property, such as jewelry, artwork, vehicles, or belongings of sentimental value; Determine the key people who will be required to take action on behalf of your estate plan. These people

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Should I Have Long-Term Care Insurance

(2 days ago) The cost of long-term care insurance has increased dramatically over the years, and if you have a family history of health problems, long-term care insurance may be advisable. It can help offset the costs of caring for a family member suffering from illnesses that require costly medical care. Statistics show single people tend to utilize long

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IRA Tax Deduction

(2 days ago) Advisory services are offered for a fee by Personal Capital Advisors Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Personal Capital Corporation. Personal Capital Advisors Corporation is a registered investment advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

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Make Every Penny Count With Personal Capital Cash™

(5 days ago) FDIC insurance up to $250,000 (including principal & interest) per depositor per program bank. The cash balance you place through the program is swept to one or more program banks where it earns a variable rate of interest and is eligible for FDIC insurance. If the number of program banks changes, the aggregate amount of available FDIC

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What is the Lifetime Learning Credit

(8 days ago) Taxes & Insurance. What is the Lifetime Learning Credit? By Personal Capital. January 23, 2020. Higher education costs are continuing to soar with no end in sight. Over the past decade, tuition at public four-year universities has risen by 35 percent, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

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What Moved the Markets in June

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