In the world of personal finance, bank loans of one type or another are a routine occurrence.  It is also common for business owners to borrow money in starting a new venture and/or funding the expansion of an existing enterprise.  In securing such loans, lenders often require a life insurance policy on the borrower. Many.. More

Most Americans agree that life insurance is an important part of their overall financial plan.  However, determining an appropriate amount of coverage can be a challenge for many consumers. In working with clients, we are often asked questions such as: How much life insurance do I need?  What should be considered in selecting coverage? Or, should I.. More

Banner Life Insurance Company has a well-earned reputation for financial strength and affordable life insurance products.  But, how competitive are the company’s products and services in today’s ever-changing marketplace? What types of life insurance does Banner Life offer? And, does the quality of customer service match the company’s ratings? Banner Life Insurance Company (800) 638-8428 Account Sign-in.. More

The number of smokers has decreased in recent decades, but many Americans continue to use tobacco products in one form or another.  ​As a result, we frequently receive questions related to life insurance for smokers, or the use of other forms of tobacco. Common consumer questions include… Is life insurance for smokers more expensive?If I quit smoking.. More

Mutual of Omaha has a long history of providing quality insurance and financial products and services to consumers, as well as an organizational focus on community service. But, how do the company’s products and services compare to their competitors in an ever-evolving marketplace? What types of insurance products does Mutual of Omaha offer?  What is the.. More

The death of a loved one can be extremely difficult from an emotional standpoint, but also presents certain financial and logistical challenges.  It is often the responsibility of surviving family members to make final arrangements and settle the decedent’s estate, which includes identifying and filing claims on any active life insurance policies.Given these often-unexpected responsibilities.. More

American National Insurance Company has excellent ratings and a long history of quality service to policyholders. But, how do the company’s life insurance products and customer service compare to other insurers? And, what types of life insurance plans and policies are available through American National? American National Insurance Company (800) 899-6806 Account Login Customer Service Policy Claims In.. More

Prudential Financial and subsidiaries such as The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Pruco Life Insurance Company, and others are well-known and highly respected names in the insurance and financial services industry. But, does being well-known actually mean that Prudential life insurance is among the best? And, what types of life insurance coverage do Prudential insurance companies offer?.. More

Protective Life Insurance Company has a reputation for both solid insurance products and customer service.  But, how do the company’s insurance products and services stack up against other industry leaders? What types of coverage does Protective offer consumers? And, what are the company’s financial ratings? Protective Life Insurance Company (800) 866-9933 ​MyAccount Login Customer Service Policy Claims.. More