• Insurance is important in providing protection for families as well as protecting the wealth that is accumulated. Insurance can also be used to enhance the maximization of wealth especially due to insurance death benefits being paid out on a tax-free basis if structured properly.

A needs analysis should be part of a financial plan to determine what types of insurance are needed and whether existing plans are the most appropriate. This should encompass looking at the life insurance, disability insurance, critical illness and long-term care insurance needs.