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UPDATED: Sep 6, 2020

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Whether you’re a first time buyer or think you need to change your current policy, you probably harbor some misconceptions which could cause you to spend more than necessary when you buy life insurance.  To save money, you’ll want to participate in the live free audio seminar,  ‘The Truth About Life Insurance: Top Myths Demystified,’  being held on Tuesday, June 13, at 7:30 AM PDT (10:30 AM EDT) or listen to the replay at 10:30 AM PDT (1:30 PM EDT).

This informative seminar will feature a presentation followed by a question and answer session with leading financial expert Terry Savage, moderated by QuickQuote.com President Dan Wager.  (Those attending the second seminar of the day will be given an 800 number and an e-mail address by which to submit their questions and receive answers.)  The seminar is designed to help consumers separate the truth from the myths that exist about buying and owning life insurance from discussions on life insurance premiums, commissions and underwriting, to who really needs life insurance in the first place.

Featured speaker  Terry Savage has been a guest on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ and is a regular business commentator on PBS’ ‘Nightly Business Report.’  She is also the money columnist for Mature Outlook magazine and has written several books on personal finance including her current “The Savage Truth About Money,’ named one of  1999’s ‘Ten Best Money Books of the Year’  by Amazon.com.

Moderator Dan Wager, Founder and President of QuickQuote.com, the host and moderator of this seminar, has been an independent in the insurance business since 1992.  He founded QuickQuote.com in 1995 to give the consumer the opportunity to make their insurance purchasing decision based on the best buy instead of the hard sell.  As Terry Savage says, ‘The insurance industry has thrived by making individuals dependent on agents for information, prices and guidance.  Now, with the Internet, individuals are learning they have both the power and the information to make informed decisions and save money!’

For his part, Dan Wager  points to the seminar as a free, no-obligation, impartial source of information to make every ‘attendee’ a well-informed life insurance buyer.  Says Wager, ‘We are fortunate to have such a highly-recognized expert as Terry Savage to help debunk the myths about life insurance so that everyone has the information they need to get the best life insurance buy tailored to their personal needs.’

Some of the myths that will be discussed include:

  • Everyone needs life insurance
  • You can buy life insurance without paying a commission
  • The vanishing premium does it really go away?
  • Term insurance is always best; you can invest the difference yourself
  • And more.

The thirty-minute seminar is free but does require advance registration either by phone, at 800/289-0579, or on the Internet at the QuickQuote website, qqcopy.wpengine.com.  Everyone who registers will received a phone call immediately prior to the seminar so they can ‘attend.’  The first 100 people who register and attend the seminar will receive a free copy of Terry Savage’s latest book, ‘The Savage Truth About Money.’

The seminar sponsor, QuickQuote.com, was recently rated #1 by SmartMoney for ‘Customer Service’ and Website Resources’ as well as one of the Top 5 Insurance Websites by Gomez Advisors.  The site offers term life insurance, fixed annuities, travel health insurance, international health insurance, universal life and viatical/lifetime settlements.

QuickQuote Financial Inc., and its parent company, QuickQuote Systems, Inc., are part of the international financial services institution, ING Group, of Dutch origin, which is active in the fields of banking, insurance and asset management in more than 65 countries.