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Divorce and Life Insurance Beneficiaries

The Facts: When I got married in 2000 my wife named me as the beneficiary on her life insurance policy. We were divorced two years ago. Our divorce settlement provides that my ex-spouse is required to continue paying her life insurance premiums and is prohibited from removing me as the beneficiary. I was told that […]

Have You Looked at Your Life Insurance Policy Lately?

I cannot stress enough the importance of updating the beneficiary designation on your life insurance policy.  So many people simply forget to change the designated beneficiary when they experience a death, marriage, divorce or other major life event.  As a result, the insured’s intended beneficiaries have to fight for what the insured would have wanted […]