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Mind of a Millionaire: Why You Need Disability Insurance

Mind of a Millionaire: Why You Need Disability Insurance

January 27, 2019
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Hello all, and welcome to another episode of the Mind of a Millionaire Podcast. Although our topic this week may not be the most fun to discuss, it is one of the most important topics that many of us are not considering. Disability insurance is something not many of us have, but something we should all have.

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One last thought before we get into the show notes: check out the events tab on our website for upcoming DWM events. On February 21st, we have our first Pints with Partners at Dry Dock South. This is an opportunity to meet our co-founders/co-hosts and an opportunity to network with other local professionals. We are also building a team to participate with us in the 2019 Heart and Stroke Walk. This is a great opportunity to raise awareness and help those effected by heart disease. You can join our team here

”A 35-year-old in the U.S. has a 50% chance of becoming disabled for a 90-day period, or longer, before age 65.” [1:24]

What is disability insurance? [2:32]

  • How long does disability insurance cover you? [2:47]

“If you work at a big corporation, with a health insurance plan and a 401k, the chances are very good that a group disability policy is available to you.” [3:45]

What if you are an independent contractor or your company doesn’t have disability insurance? [5:10]

Social security disability insurance [5:57]

Weekly To-Do:

  • Check into your disability insurance through work and make sure you have the maximum amount.
    • If you do not receive disability through work, your job is to find a disability policy.

If you have any questions about disability insurance, send us an email or give us a call – we would be happy to help. Be sure to subscribe and follow us. As always, thanks for tuning in!


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