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Best Practices for Working from Home

So, you work from home now? We’re in the risk business, so we were pretty prepared for an all-company, WFH scenario. We even did a test drive when rumors of the impact of COVID-19 began to spread.  That’s not to brag, but to say, we’ve been there, we made it through, and you can too.

Outsmart or Outspend: Lessons From The World of Life Insurance Marketing

Life insurance is a 300-year-old industry and its advertising can be just as antiquated. What used to work, simply doesn’t anymore. Innovation is Inevitable There would be riots in the streets if we reverted to dial-up internet or rotary phones. But we’re cool with weeks-long life insurance applications, clunky paperwork, and sometimes pushy agents?  Probably

13 Podcasts That Aren’t Afraid of Death

If you find yourself drawn to podcasts that uncover stories of death, you’re not alone. Whether you’re new to the true-crime podcast genre, a true fan of fictional whodunnits, or somewhere in between, we know that podcast listeners all share one trait, above all else; making and taking recommendations. Here are ours. 1. My Favorite

12 Helpful Podcasts for New Parents

With parenthood on the horizon, you’re probably feeling a mixture of conflicting emotions: excitement, anxiety, nerves, contentment, and giddiness, just to name a few. New parents experience a whirlwind of sensations and preparations that seasoned parents are used to. The initial stages of having a child (feeling the baby kick, holding their teeny hand, and

How to Become a Digital Nomad and Still Pay Your Bills on Time

What would you do if you could work remotely (that is, from the couch or the beach) every day of the week? Picking your workplace and managing your own schedule would be a dream, right? This is a reality for some people thanks to the digital revolution. The advancement of technology has made the physical

The 12 Best Apps for Tracking Your Health in 2019 (Infographic)

The New Year is seen as a time of new beginnings and resolutions. It’s the perfect opportunity to make positive changes in our lives, which is why so many Americans make living a happier, healthier lifestyle a top priority. For many of us, that means exercising more, eating better foods, or losing weight. Sticking to

Do Digital Nomads Need Insurance?

Digital nomads enjoy a lifestyle that is location-independent and satisfies their wanderlust. After all, it’s hard to resist the allure of spending one day answering emails on the warm sands of a tropical beach and the next fielding phone calls from the Alps. 35% of digital nomads plan to remain location-independent and tend to earn

How Credit Impacts Your Insurance Rates

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to hear that your credit can have a big influence upon your financial life. Planning to apply for a new auto loan, mortgage, or credit card? You probably already expect that your credit reports and scores will be consulted as part of your application. Of course the condition

Life Insurance Underwriting: What Factors Determine Risk?

Let’s talk about you. If you’re even just the tiniest bit familiar with insurance, you probably know that there are certain factors that may impact how much you pay for coverage. This is true for all types of insurance — car, homeowners, business, and more. For life insurance though, it seems extra personal. Insurance companies

Life Insurance on Demand

We’re close to sharing what we’ve been building at Bestow! Thanks to the thousands of you who have already signed up for early access. Update: We’re rolling out our first-of-its-kind life experience all across the country. Apply for term life insurance coverage today. If we’re not in your state, sign up for early access and we’ll