Are You At Risk For a Disability?

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202,886 and counting… That’s the number of working-age Americans who have experienced a disabling illness or injury so far during May. And how do we know that? Check out America’s Disability Counter, the newest educational tool from the Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) that dramatically illustrates the growing number of working-age Americans who experience a disability. CDA’s recent consumer research …

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Lessons From National Disability Insurance Awareness Month Apply Year-Round

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Special to Sections of the ABA from the American Bar Endowment (www.abendowment.org) as printed May 16, 2011 Each year in March Lifehappens.org sponsors Disability Insurance Awareness Month (DIAM), but the lessons from DIAM apply year-round, and may be important for ABA members to learn more about. Just ask any financial advisor what risk could be called “the forgotten risk,” and, …

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2011 Disability Insurance Awareness Month Photo Contest

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The Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education will be using a photo contest to get consumers to think about the importance of insuring their paychecks. LIFE, Arlington, Va., says it will offer a $500 gift card to the consumer who submits the best photo and caption for the “This Moment Made Possible by My Paycheck” contest. The 2011 Disability …

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Disability Insurance Awareness Month 2011 Spokeperson Rosemare Rosetti

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The 2011 DIAM spokesperson is Rosemarie Rossetti. Rosemarie is passionate about disability insurance and the need for agents to reach out to Americans and help them get the coverage they need. You see, Rosemarie’s life was changed in an instant when a tree fell on her while she was biking, paralyzing her from the waist down. It was her disability …

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Disability Insurance Awareness Month (DIAM) Challenge: “Where Did My Paycheck Go?”

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May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month (DIAM) sponsored by the LIFE Foundation (Life Insurance Foundation for Education). This month they will be hosting a challenge titled “Where did my paycheck go?!” Your paycheck (or pay stub) arrives and you give it a good look and tuck it away, safe in the knowledge that this month your mortgage (or rent) will …

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