Take advantage of your life insurance policy’s free look period

The process of buying life insurance can be overwhelming at times, with so many different variations and available options. For this reason it is very important that you be an informed consumer.  It is important to remember that you have the power of choice in regards to with whom you do business. You need to believe that the agent helping you find answers and solutions to your insurance needs truly has your best interests in mind. Never hesitate to ask a question if you don’t understand something that an insurance professional is telling you.  If that professional shies away from certain topics or redirects you without answering your question, it is a big red flag. As the consumer you have a right to know all of the options available to you, along with the pros and cons of each option.  This allows you to make the best decision and find the best fit for your specific insurance needs. If at any time you are unsure seek a second opinion from an independent insurance agent who isn’t tied to just one company. Even if you have taken delivery of a new policy you have between 10-30 days to change your mind in what is called a Free Look period.  Be sure to ask how long a company’s free look period is.  In this period you can return your policy for a complete refund of any premium paid in. If you have unanswered questions we can help you find answers. Our insurance department at Winch Financial prides itself on taking the time necessary to get all of the facts and options before making a recommendation. Think of us as a resource.  

Our financial advice for women? Invest in yourself!

You might as well live a great life because you’re going to have to put in the time anyway! The first step is to secure your health. Make wise meal choices but don’t be afraid of food, sweat a little every day, take long walks to clear your mind and reduce your stress. Get plenty of rest and check in with your doctor regularly. Don’t avoid your dentist. Honor your relationships. Nurture your friendships and allow yourself to love. Appreciate your family members and enjoy the time you spend with them. Tend to your finances. Take an honest look at your spending habits and create a reasonable budget. Invest in your future and find someone who will help you make you money grow. When you have a handle on your health, family and finances, you are free to design your own great life. Love to travel? Treat yourself to your dream vacation. Crave quiet? Block off time in your day that is just for yourself. Restless? Volunteer for one of the hundreds of worthy organizations that would love to have you. Stressed? Reevaluate your day and take it down a notch. Often, we’re so busy just putting one foot in front of the other as we wander through our days that we never really get anywhere. Sometimes, we need to take a step back and a thoroughly analyze the time we’re spending on this planet. Want a great life? Go get it.