Berkshire Guardian Announces Increased Limits for Disability Insurance for Medical Fellows, Residents and Students.

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Medical Residents, Fellows and Students now have increased disability insurance limits through Berkshire, Guardian. Fellows and medical residents in years 3+ can purchase up to $5000/month benefit, residents in year 2 or less can purchase up to $4000/month and senior medical students can purchase up to $2500/month benefit.  First year physician limits are now available to graduating residents. If you …

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Today’s WSJ: The Skinny on Buying Disability Insurance

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By ANNA WILDE MATHEWS  Wall Street Journal January 20, 2010 Disability-insurance benefits from the workplace and the government are getting harder to come by-and that’s putting more pressure on consumers to purchase their own coverage in case a medical condition keeps them from working. But disability insurance can be confusing. Policies may include conditions that make it tough for people …

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But I Can’t Afford Disability Insurance!

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By Jamie K. Fleischner, CLU, ChFC, President, Set for Life Insurance by KF Financial 2009 was a very stressful year in our country.  The unemployment rate is in the double digits, housing foreclosures are everywhere and the economy in the tank. Most people are doing what they can to trim costs. Reducing luxury items and vacations and going back to …

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If I Have Group Disability Insurance, Do I Need to Supplement?

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When was the last time you sat down to review your employee benefit handbook? A lot of people have the misconception that the benefits they receive from their employer are enough.   If you are a full time employee and work for an employer who offers group benefits, chances are you have group disability insurance benefits. Group benefits typically cover about …

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