Navigation Links
MassMutual Survey: Female Cancer Survivors Better Prepared Financially Than Other Women For Life's Unexpected Events
Date:6/4/2009

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who have experienced cancer have some timely advice on National Cancer Survivors Day for women who haven't: it's important -- and comforting -- to get your financial plans in order.

That's the lesson suggested by new data from a survey conducted by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual), which is a leader in helping women prepare financially and in making insurance coverage easier to obtain for cancer survivors. According to the survey, women who had received a cancer diagnosis had more elements of a financial plan in place, were planning for retirement, and had a greater sense of self than other groups surveyed.

"I know from my own recent experience with breast cancer how life can change on a dime," said Kim Michel, general agent of Michel Financial Group, a MassMutual general agency in Los Angeles, Calif. "Having a financial plan in place to help protect me and my loved ones has given me great peace of mind as I go through my recovery. The importance of being prepared is a critical message that I personally want to communicate to other women and one that I think financial professionals need to continually emphasize with their clients, prospects, friends and family."

According to the survey (methodology below), women who have had cancer are more likely than their similarly-aged counterparts to:

  • have their legal affairs in order, e.g. will (+19%) and durable power of attorney (+11%); about one-quarter of women without cancer say they have no legal documents in place;
  • own long-term care insurance (+11%);
  • be ready to retire (+13%);
  • be more interested i
    '/>"/>

SOURCE MassMutual
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. MassMutual Chosen as Full-Service Provider for LAMMICOs $10+ Million Retirement Plan
2. MassMutual Retirement Services Hires New TPA Relationship Manager for Midwest Region
3. MassMutual Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Closes with Six-Figure Donation, Greater Understanding of Importance of Financial Preparedness
4. MassMutual Retirement Services Appoints Three New TPA Relationship Managers
5. New Easter Seals-MassMutual Study: Autism Strains Family Finances, Threatens Long-Term Care and Security
6. MassMutual Retirement Services Adds Vice President, Marketing Communications
7. MassMutual Announces LEED-EB Certification Initiative
8. MassMutual Retirement Services Adds Two to Nonprofit Sales Team
9. MassMutual Announces Promotions for Two Co-Chief Operating Officers
10. Video: MassMutual Enhances Whole Life Insurance Products - Provides Flexibility, Guarantees
11. Donations, Education, and People-Power Mark MassMutual Breast Cancer Awareness Month Efforts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Most professional football players who have ... game, a new study finds. Shoulder instability is ... of return after surgery to fix the problem has ... study included 60 players who had shoulder stabilization surgery. ... returned to play, defined as playing in at least ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Kristen Fischer HealthDay Reporter ... help ease the hot flashes that often accompany menopause, new ... than 50 percent of menopausal women, said Dr. Taraneh Shirazian, ... at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital ... more than 10 hot flashes a day, and she added ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... of 10 adults make use of calorie information on menus, ... according to a new U.S. study. Women in particular ... Hee Lee-Kwan, an epidemiologist with the U.S. Centers for Disease ... they used menu labeling to help choose their meal, compared ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... than 200 experts on aggression, who research issues ranging ... the 21st World Meeting of the International Society for ... July 15-19. , Georgia State University is hosting the ... on alternating continents. , "We are excited to be ... countries, which will help produce fresh ideas about the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... the top public health concerns in the United States, ... obese as of 2012. As health problems such as ... Twitter to discuss the problem. , A new study, ... the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, ... to track Twitter conversations about the issue of overweight ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Shoulder Surgery Gets NFL Players Back in the Game 2Health News:Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds 2Health News:Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds 3Health News:60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC 2Health News:60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC 3Health News:Georgia State hosts national conference on aggression 2Health News:Georgia State hosts national conference on aggression 3Health News:Study looks at how Twitter can be used to address specific health issues 2
... data from Understanding Society based on 14,000 UK households found ... higher levels of education and by married people. The ... with those in routine occupations reporting worse sleep than those ... University of Surrey who analysed the findings said: "Given the ...
... HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- ... seven hours a night, which affects their concentration and ... also impairs work performance and the ability to drive ... Control and Prevention (CDC), which published two sleep studies ...
... The combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy ... cancer survivors. In a study scheduled for publication in ... Medicine and Rehabilitation , researchers from the Oregon Health ... breast cancer survivors whether they had fallen in the ...
... An analysis of breast tissue may help doctors better predict ... Researchers analyzed what they describe as "highways" of connective ... collagen fibers -- the main component of connective tissue -- ... determine treatment. Collagen not only surrounds most body organs ...
... -- New findings about brain rhythms could lead to the ... A team at Massachusetts General Hospital found that a brain ... hidden form during sleep, where it becomes more intense at ... to being awakened by noise or other disturbances. To ...
... The burning, tingling pain of neuropathy may affect feet ... of nerve cells that supply the extremities age and ... these areas, Johns Hopkins scientists suggest in a new ... to fight neuropathy, a condition that often accompanies other ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The better off sleep better 2Health News:1 in 3 Americans Gets Less Than 7 Hours of Sleep: CDC 2Health News:1 in 3 Americans Gets Less Than 7 Hours of Sleep: CDC 3Health News:Breast cancer survivors at higher risk for falls 2Health News:Tissue Analysis May Help Predict Breast Cancer Outcome 2Health News:Particular Brain Rhythm in Sleep Makes You More Vulnerable to Disturbances 2Health News:Feet first? Old mitochondria might be responsible for neuropathy in the extremities 2Health News:Feet first? Old mitochondria might be responsible for neuropathy in the extremities 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... Most osteoporosis patients want a choice in the ... sponsored by Mission Pharmacal Company. The survey, conducted by ... support community, revealed that 74 percent of osteoporosis patients ... form other than a pill or a tablet. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: CLSN ) today ... to purchase an aggregate of approximately $15 million of ... offering, led by a dedicated health care fund. ... these investors pursuant to which the Company agreed to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... LOUISVILLE, Ky. , Jan. 15, 2014  Manufacturers, ... technologies must be able to protect their most ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130716/CL46586LOGO ) Because ... Industry, it steadfastly remains one of the most ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 2Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 3Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3Intellectual Property Insurance for Medical-related Products and Services 2
... Pa., June 30, 2011 Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ... study comparing the novel investigational drug axomadol against placebo in ... back pain. The results indicate that axomadol did not meet ... analyses of the data and evaluating the path forward for ...
... 30, 2011 UCB and Harvard University officially launched ... took place in Boston last night in the presence ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110630/NY28450 ) The ... and academia, with Harvard scientists continuing their research that ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Endo Announces Topline Results From Phase 2 Study of Axomadol in Chronic Low Back Pain 2UCB Launches Research Alliance with Harvard University 2UCB Launches Research Alliance with Harvard University 3
ELISA kit for CMV CAP M....
Cytomegalovirus IgG ELISA....
Cytomegalovirus IgM ELISA....
Blunt tipped forceps with tungsten carbide treated jaws for enhanced gripping and removal of large sized foreign bodies....
Medicine Products: