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INSURANCE PLANNING QUESTIONS

Life Insurance

  • Do both spouses need life insurance?  If so, how much?

  • Do your children need life insurance?  If so, how much?

  • Do you need permanent insurance or temporary insurance?

  • Do you have life insurance?

    • Do the premiums increase each year?  If no, will they increase at some point?

    • What is the purpose of the life insurance? 

      • To provide cash to replace lost income?

      • To provide liquidity for

        • Cash to surviving spouse from the sale of business interests

        • Debt payoff

        • Estate tax payment

 

Disability Insurance

  • Do both spouses need disability insurance:  If so, how much?

  • Do you have disability insurance?

    • How long do you have to be disabled before benefits are paid to you?

    • How long do the payments to you last?

    • Do the payments increase over time?

    • Is the income taxable to you?

    • Does it cover you from the inability to work in your own profession, or any profession?

    • Does it cover you from a partial disability or from a total disability?

 

Long-term Care Insurance

  • Do both spouses need long-term care insurance?  If so, how much?

  • Do you have long-term care insurance?

    • What is the amount of coverage?

    • Does the coverage increase over time?

    • Does the coverage amount vary if it is in a facility or home care?

    • How long will your coverage last?

Property Insurance (Automobile, Homeowners, Condo, Renters)

  • Do you have adequate insurance coverage on your property?

  • Do you have the proper individuals listed on your policy?

  • Are the deductibles at an appropriate level?

 

Liability (“Umbrella”) Insurance

  • Do you have adequate coverage?

  • Are the underlying coverages at the appropriate levels to avoid a gap in coverage?