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Money Troubles? Don't Skimp on Life Insurance: a cautionary tale from one grieving family by Steffi - 03-13-2014
Most of us have at one time or another looked for ways to save money. We've cut back on dining out and shopping, or have even chosen not to add as much money into our retirement fund. The whole idea of saving money is based on the idea that we will l...
Mistakes of Life and Death: Philip Seymour Hoffman's Estate Planning by Steffi - 03-05-2014
Due to improper estate planning, upon Philip Seymour Hoffman's untimely death his mourning family was left to sort out his 40 percent+ estate tax bill. The estate planning mistakes that left Hoffman's family in debt could have been easily avoided...
The Fool and His Estate Tax by Steffi - 02-04-2014
There's no two ways about it: only a fool pays 45% estate tax upon his death. With simple life insurance and trust tools, anyone can easily reduce their estate tax to nearly zero. In the article, "Only the Foolish Pay 45% Estate Tax," author Barry Ri...
12 Important Estate Planning Tax Facts by Steffi - 01-27-2014
There's a lot to keep straight when it comes to estate planning and taxes. For many individuals, it can feel overwhelming enough for them to opt out of the entire process. Even though estate planning can be daunting, there are a few basic facts that ...
The Marriage Penalty: Gay Marriage and Tax Law by Steffi - 01-23-2014
Tax Law Complications Arise For Same-Sex Married Couples In tax law, the marriage penalty refers to the income tax a couple must pay "if they owe more income tax filing a joint return than the spouses would pay if they were unmarried and each were...

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Impaired Risk Underwriting has been a specialty since 1957 earning us the title “The Wonder ! Writers”SM. Nobody, but Nobody has more or better Brokerage Company relationships than we do.

Jonathan A Shaw, CLU, ChFC, President & CEO, and Irving H. Shaw, CLU, RHU, ChFC, REBC, LUTCF, Chair & Emeritus CEO, have 80 years of combined experience in evaluating and marketing Impaired Risk cases.

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