Lost or forgotten life-insurance policies are actually quite common in the U.S. In fact, it's estimated that around $1 billion in benefits from unclaimed life-insurance policies are waiting to be claimed by their rightful beneficiaries.
Life insurance does not get a lot of attention in our daily lives. Yet, for most people life insurance is important for building a sound financial plan, and it's something that shouldn't be ignored.
With all the excitement the stock market has brought us the last few years, life insurance seems like a relatively boring asset, and yet it can be essential to your family's bottom line.
Selma Mannheim is one of a growing number of older Americans and their relatives who are taking advantage of a booming life-settlement industry that i...