Do I need to supplement my group disability insurance with an individual policy?

You might be wondering if a group long term disability provided by your employer is enough to cover you if you become disabled. Most employer provided policies cover a percentage of income up to a maximum cap, to normal retirement age. While this sounds good, an important factor is that group policies usually cover all employees regardless of their health. This creates significant gaps. First, to reduce costs, group policy benefits are typically reduced by any social security or workers compensation payments, or other sources of income. Also group policies almost always have…

Your Most Important Financial Asset Is…

You might be surprised to learn that your most important asset is not your retirement account or real estate…it’s your ability to get out of bed every day, go to work and earn a good income. You and your family’s way of life depend on this asset. So if something happens to derail its performance, it is vital to be sure this asset is properly insured. According to the Council for Disability Awareness, over 1 in 4 of today’s 20 year olds will become disabled before they retire. This is why adequate disability…

I met Billy Gwaltney while I was a fellow in NC. He explained to me the reasons and benefits of having disability insurance. His approach was excellent and customer service superb. Not only did I buy disability, I purchased life insurance through him as well. He is always available, and despite my returning back to Connecticut to practice, we are still in touch. Any questions I have, he returns calls or emails promptly. I wish more people in the sales industry could be like Billy. Give him a try as you will not be disappointed. I give him my highest recommendation.

-Dr. Verdura, Minimally Invasive General, Bariatric and Robotic Surgery

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