“You’re not getting old; you’re getting ready.” -Ernestine Shepherd, the world’s oldest female competitive body builder. It’s a Fact: Americans Are Living Longer According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), life expectancy in the U.S. now stands at 78.8 years. Women continue to outlive men, with lifeContinue Reading

The role of life insurance for individuals and families have changed, and the demographic of policy holders has evolved. Previous generations grew accustomed to purchasing Life Insurance after or before major life events; such as, getting married, starting a family, or when one’s retirement years were approaching.  However, Whole LifeContinue Reading

Not long after graduating from college I got a job at one of the nation’s largest brokerage firms. I worked on retirement accounts for doctors, nurses, teachers and other employees from organizations that offered 403(b)s – which are the non-profit’s equivalent to 401(k)s. These professionals commonly followed the advice to:Continue Reading

For most people, buying a home is one of the most important financial decisions they will ever make. It’s also one of the largest financial obligations, as well. And unlike many other financial obligations, once the “sale is final,” there is no return policy. At least, not for years. So,Continue Reading

Matilda Rose Ledger vs. ReliaStar Life Insurance Company: 2 Year Contestability Period – Part 1 Heath Ledger died of what was ruled an accidental drug overdose. So why did Ledger’s three-year-old daughter, Matilda Rose, have to sue for the $10 million claim? Ledger’s life insurance company, ReliaStar, did not denyContinue Reading

Have you ever heard the expression that “you can’t have your cake and eat it too?” When I was growing up I used to hear this phrase often when I would look to do, or have, too much of something. Today, in our culture, we seem to have an abundanceContinue Reading

As a child I grew up on a farm in a family of 4 hungry kids. We’d get excited when Mom made cookies or some other goodies. Every couple weeks she would bake a small batch of cookies as a treat.  They always disappeared so fast. “Who ate all theContinue Reading

Protect Your Assets with Annuities and Life Insurance At Paradigm Life, our concern is not limited to how you earn, use, borrow and grow your money—we are also concerned with how you protect your money. In fact, we recognize and stress the importance of protecting ALL of your assets. ToContinue Reading