Insurance: What should you know about it? What do you need?

Monday - 7/14/2014, 6:51am EDT

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July 14, 2014 -- Join our host, Bob Leins, and co-host John Elliott as they welcome certified financial planner John Jilek into the studio to take a frank look at insurance suggestions and explanations.

They discuss the need to purchase insurance, what types to consider and why. Topics covered include:

  • Is there a good insurance timeline for federal employees?

  • When should I review my insurance coverage?

  • Why have I heard FEGLI will be more expensive in retirement?

  • If so, when should I consider a private life insurance policy?

  • When should I consider long term care insurance?

  • Should I buy disability insurance, and what options are there?

  • Do I need a liability, or "umbrella," insurance policy?