Patrick Hanzel

CFP

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CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ & Advanced Planning Team Lead

Expertise

Advanced Planning, Financial Planning

Education

Patrick has a degree in Business Administration from Nebraska Wesleyan University, where he was also a member of the golf team.

Featured in

Lifehacker, Consumer Affairs, Authority Magazine, Thrive Global, Fatherly

About

Patrick Hanzel is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Advanced Planning Team Lead at Policygenius. He has eight years of insurance and financial industry experience and previously worked at Northwestern Mutual as an advisor and associate. His expertise has been featured on Lifehacker, Consumer Affairs, Authority Magazine, Thrive Global, and Fatherly.

Experience Highlights

  • Eight years of experience in insurance and financial industry

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™

Appearance Highlights

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Journalist on a deadline? Our press team can connect you with our experts to discuss insurance, personal finance, and more. They're also pretty friendly.

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Policygenius content follows strict guidelines for editorial accuracy and integrity. Learn about our editorial standards and how we make money.

Pro tip

Patrick Hanzel

Due to the lower average rate of return within cash value life insurance policies, we usually only recommend these if other investing avenues have already been utilized.

Selected stories from Patrick

What are life insurance classifications?

Updated October 27, 2021 | 6 min read

Life insurance classifications are based on your health history and used by insurers to set your policy premiums.

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Term vs. whole life insurance: How to make the right choice

Updated October 22, 2021 | 2 min read

Term life insurance is more straightforward and affordable than whole life insurance, but it will expire.

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Whole life insurance

Published October 20, 2021 | 4 min read

Whole life insurance is a permanent policy that lasts your whole life. It includes a cash value savings component, which makes it more expensive than other types of insurance.

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