When my mother died without a will, I learned a big lesson about money management as an African American

Angie Chatman •
Business Insider
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The most valuable of my mother’s assets was her home — a modest, 1,225 square-foot bungalow on Chicago’s south side with three bedrooms, a single bath, a large backyard, and a one-car garage. My mother bought the house in 1986 for $55,000, the equivalent of $123,000 today. She paid off the mortgage in 2011, which


Premium financing for life insurance: The who, what, and why

Forbes Finance Council •
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You have heard the term, but you don’t know how it works. You may even be familiar with the strategy, but not aware of the nuances. How might this strategy benefit your clients? And which ones? Why should one use premium financing over other types of loan investment alternatives? Premium financing is a strategy whereby