first_imgA Donegal family are on the pig’s back and it’s all down to their new family pet.The Coyles never had a minute’s luck before Glen the Pig arrived at their home in Newtowncunningham.But all that has changed and now they are set to appear on tonight’s episode of RTE’s Winning Streak-y! They have won everything from hampers to free gym memberships and they put it down to Glen, the pot-bellied pet pig’s arrival.“Like all families things have been tight and they still are.“But things are much better now that Glen has arrived. I even got a call last week to say I had won a six month gym membership and I hadn’t even entered a competition.“My wife fell in love with him when she saw him at my brother’s Martin house and he told her to take the pig with her. “Now we’re heading to Dublin for Winning Streak and things just couldn’t get better. Yep, we’re on the pig’s back,” laughed shower installer Gerry.The family had planned to bring Glen to Dublin for the Winning Streak show but couldn’t get him to stay easy in a harness.“He’s a lovely wee thing and we thought he might bring us even more luck if we brought him with us.“But he went a bit mad when we tried to put a harness on him. Besides, I don’t think the people in RTE would be too happy to see a pig coming into the studio,” he said.Gerry, wife Mary T and their six children Ciara, 15, Aine, 13, Erin, 11, Caoimhe, 7, Treasa, 6 and Seosaimh, 4, will all pile into a mini-bus and head to Dublin to “bring home the bacon” today. Gerry said what ever they win will be a bonus but he plans to finish off his house.“I would like to get the outside of the street done and we have plenty of bills to be paid.“If we did really well then I would love to take all the kids to Disneyland.“We’re just delighted that we have been given the chance,” he said. EndsDONEGAL COUPLE HOPING TO ‘BRING HOME THE BACON’ ON WINNING STREAK-Y! was last modified: January 28th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Gerry CoyleGlen the PigMary T CoyleRTEWinning Streaklast_img read more

How to Shop for and Save Money on Your Life Insurance on Mint

first_imgFrom one screen, you can review all your quoted rates, along with: Company ratings Customer service features Policy rider options Quotacy’s advice Heart health Family medical history Click VIEW YOUR PRICE Mint + Quotacy = Great Life InsuranceMint partners with Quotacy, a leading life insurance broker based in Minneapolis, to sell life insurance nationwide.Quotacy has licensed agents in all 50 states of the USA, so you can conveniently buy your policy online directly from your mobile phone, tablet, or computer—no matter in which state you live. Need $500,000? No Problem. The default setting for Mint + Quotacy’s quoting tool is a 20-year term life insurance policy with a coverage amount of $500,000. That means that your term life policy will last 20 years and would pay out a $500,000 check to your family or business, if you would die anytime within those 20 years. Need More Coverage? No Problem.Compare the cost for a $500,000 policy ($17.11 per month) versus a $1,000,000 policy ($28.50 per month) easily right within the quoting tool by moving the sliders back and forth. If you need even more life insurance coverage than one million, you can adjust the sliders to the right and increase your coverage amount. Coverage as Long as You Need ItYou can also adjust your life insurance policy length to last longer than 20 years. Move the coverage length slider to the right to increase your policy length from 20 to 30 years, for example. How Does Life insurance Pricing Work? The nice thing about Mint + Quotacy’s quoting tool is that you can easily see how your choices about coverage amount and policy length affect the monthly pricing for your term life insurance policy. If you move both sliders to the right, your price goes up because you will be increasing both your coverage amount (from $500,000 to $1,000,000) and how long your policy will last (from 20 to 30 years).  Buy What You Can Afford NowIf you move both sliders to the left, your price goes down because you will be decreasing both your coverage amount (from $1,000,000 to $500,000) and how long your policy will last (from 30 to 20 years). If you know you can only afford $35 per month for life insurance, you can easily determine what you’ll get within your budget range just by playing with the quoting tool. Get Quotes Easily and Apply Online in Minutes  This is a really handy feature when you sit down with your spouse (or business partner) to decide how much life insurance you need and can afford. You won’t have to call different insurance agents to get a new quote as your discussions proceed. You can just play with the quoting tool again to revise your numbers. How Much Life Insurance Should I Get?Do some quick calculations to determine how much life insurance to buy. How would your family or business use your life insurance money? What would they need to pay for after your death?  Jot down some notes like the following calculations: Mortgage loan ($328,000) Car loan ($14,000) Student loan ($25,000) Credit card ($8,000) Post navigation Who doesn’t like to save money on the basics in life? With Mint’s online tools, you can compare the best offers on financial basics like a new credit card, a high-yield savings account, or your life insurance policy. Mint has done the heavy lifting in vetting the trustworthiness of its financial service partners to make it easy for you to get the best offers available online. Today we’ll look at how to save on your life insurance policy costs by doing your comparison shopping on Mint.Easily Save Money by Shopping for Life Insurance on MintLet’s say you’re starting a business, adopting a child, or shopping for a new home. People often buy life insurance when they take on more financial responsibility in life. The most common use for life insurance is to replace income that is vital to the functioning of a family or business. Most of us don’t want to think about our business or life partner dying especially while we are dependent financially on them. Life insurance is a way to cover unexpected loss in life and gives peace of mind whether we are embarking on a new personal or professional stage of our life. Many people consider buying term life insurance if they are getting married, starting a family, or taking out a business loan. The reason is that this type of life insurance is affordable, easy to buy, and will last only as long as you anticipate needing the coverage. That means you won’t be paying more in insurance than is necessary for that stage in your life.Life insurance is More Affordable Than You Think By looking at these average life insurance rates, you may notice that a) women pay less than men for the same coverage and b) that life insurance costs are based on: your age when you buy your policy, coverage amount you select, and how long your policy lasts.center_img You can see that just to pay off your existing debt, you might easily need $375,000 in life insurance money. If you add child care and income replacement to the mix, you can see why the most common term life insurance policy purchased in the USA often provides $500,000 coverage. Get $50,000 More in Coverage for $1By playing with the quoting tool slider, you can easily find out that it costs just an extra $1 per month for $50,000 more coverage. The pricing for life insurance is in your control and how it works is made transparent just by using the sliders. Compare Your Policy Options After clicking COMPARE POLICIES, just answer four more questions to refine your life insurance quotes further and to see your policy options. The next screens asks you to enter: Height and weight Smoking status  Answer a few simple questions about yourself to compare term life insurance quotes in minutes: What is your zip code?What is your gender? What is your birthdate? Do you smoke? Life Insurance Made Simple Thinking about death isn’t fun. But, it’s the right thing to do, especially if you’re worried about leaving your life or business partner with potential unpaid debt. It’s easy to explore your options. If you’re ready to save money on your life insurance, easily do your comparison shopping using Mint + Quotacy’s term life quoting tool here. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) RelatedA Simple Financial Spring Cleaning ChecklistApril 6, 2018In “Budgeting”Insurance When You’re a FreelancerOctober 10, 2018In “Life Insurance”Insurance Needs for Single PeopleOctober 11, 2018In “Life Insurance” Term life insurance policy rates are locked in for the lifetime of your policy. The younger you are when you buy your policy, the less you will pay for it. Let’s look into one common term life insurance scenario. Using Life Insurance to Cover a Home MortgageIf you’re shopping for life insurance as part of a house or condo purchase, then a 30-year term life policy covering the cost of your mortgage would be a good choice. Your coverage will only be needed for the duration of that mortgage, so you don’t need to pay extra for a permanent life policy that would last your entire life. For a healthy, 30-year old female, a $500,000 term life insurance policy lasting 30 years costs on average $335 annually—that’s $28 per month. Maybe you need life insurance to cover another life event? Most people can buy enough term life insurance to cover their needs for much less than $50 per month. The easiest way to check your pricing is to run some quick quotes without needing to share your contact info. Mint has partnered with Quotacy to give you the option to research your pricing anonymously online.How to Get Your Life Insurance Quotes at MintWondering how much your life insurance policy would cost? Check out your own estimated costs using Mint’s quoting tool powered by Quotacy. It’s easy and you won’t have to share any personal contact information to get your ballpark quotes from more than 20 top-rated brands like Prudential, Mutual of Omaha, or Principal Financial. Find the Life Insurance That’s Right for You All you have to do is follow a few easy steps on Mint: Visit MINT Click FIND SAVINGS Click INSURANCE Choose LIFE INSURANCE Ready to compare your term life insurance quotes with one-click on Mint? 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Providing Vision and Leadership for NationBuildi

first_img“Providing Vision and Leadership for Nation-Building and Peace” Dr. Robert S. Kittel,President, Youth and Students for PeaceThis was the largest ever Asian Leadership Conference (ALC). Seminars have been held monthly or bi monthly for the past 11 years. This time there were 91 guests from 12 nations, including: Bangladesh 5, Cambodia 38, China 6, India 5, Kazakhstan 3, Kyrgyzstan 3, Laos 7, Malaysia 3, Nepal 3, Singapore 2, Thailand 12, and Uzbekistan 3. The conference was held in Bangkok, Thailand, April 26 – 29, 2019.Powerpoint presentations were displayed in three languages: English, Cambodian and Russian. In addition, audio translations were in Chinese and Thai.Father and Mother Moon’s Universal Principles of Peace were the core of the educational program. However, the basic content was presented using both a religious and a secular approach. In other words, in presenting each of the main topics, quotes from the holy scriptures of the world’s religions as well as supporting sociological data were provided.This wholistic approach was appealing to the audience since delegates most were public servants. Guests held a variety of public responsibilities, including (current and former): cabinet ministers, education ministers, members of parliament, governors, provincial council members, heads of departments, lawyers, mayors, CEOs, business entrepreneurs, district leaders, youth leaders, and teachers.There were special presentations on both days. These included:The Attributes of True Love, Dr. Chung-sik Yong, Regional Group Chair, Heavenly Asia-Pacific.UPF Founders’ Peace Initiatives, Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal, Chair, UPF and IAPP Asia-Pacific.A Case Study: Cambodia’s Family Education Program, Mr. Hajime Saito, Regional Director, UPF Indo-China.Best Practices: Headwing Ideology, Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal, Chair, UPF and IAPP Asia-Pacific.A Case Study: UPF’s Cooperation with the Thai Government, Mr. Kamol Thananopavarn, National Director, Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, Thailand.The conclusion of the conference was an “Interfaith Peace Blessing.”Reflections“I think that these teachings are helpful for all participants. When we return back home, we can concentrate our mind for our family (wife, son, daughter, grandson and granddaughter.)Cambodia“If we can make people in the society aware, especially our young people, with the beautiful and useful vision of our true father regarding the meaning of marriage, love and peace, then our families, societies and nations will be peaceful and beautiful.”India“I like the topic, ‘The Importance of Marriage and Family for Society,’ because love means give and forget. Before marriage  no sex; after marriage  no sex outside marriage.”Thailand“All the sessions were very good. All speakers were excellent. The content gave me very good answers going forward. The entire conference was very well organized. So professional.”Malaysia“This (UPF) is a wonderful organization for building peace in the nation.”Bangladeshlast_img read more