Q&A: Disability policy changes

April 23, 2010

Disability companies are competing for your business again.

Q: I've heard that disability insurance companies have made changes. What is going on and what I should do about it?

A: Disability companies are competing for your business again. In fact, if you've secured a policy within the last two to three years, you may wish to review what you purchased and compare it with the new policies.

Answers to our readers' questions were provided by Ryan J. Keshemberg, a registered representative and investment advisor representative with CRI Securities LLC and Securian Financial Services Inc., members of FINRA/SIPC, registered investment advisers. CRI Securities is affiliated with Securian Financial Services and North Star Resource Group. North Star Resource Group is not affiliated with Securian Financial Services Inc. and is independently owned and operated. This information is a general discussion of the relevant federal tax laws. It is not intended for, nor can it be used by any taxpayer, for the purpose of avoiding federal tax penalties. This information is provided to support the promotion or marketing of ideas that may benefit a taxpayer. Taxpayers should seek the advice of their own tax and legal advisers regarding any tax and legal issues applicable to their specific circumstances. TR: 176752 / DOFU: 4/2010. Send your money management questions to medec@advanstar.com
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