About Richard Bishop and Associates

Through years of experience Richard Bishop has networked with trusted Professional Associates and Insurance Companies to offer a broad range of insurance and financial solutions for individuals, families and small business owners. Whether you need short term life, health, disability, long-term care, accident coverage or more sophisticated permanent insurance coverage for business, college or retirement planning, Richard is able to bring a multitude of resources to the table to find appropriate solutions.

In addition, Richard Bishop and Associates utilizes the world’s first multi carrier, direct to consumer insurance marketplace for you and your family. It provides simple and affordable insurance solutions allowing you to shop directly online in privacy and without the need of a medical exam. It has never been easier to get life insurance coverage and supplemental insurance products for you and your family quickly and at an affordable price. As an added bonus you can easily obtain college tuition rewards without added costs or obligation.

Richard Bishop

About Richard

Richard Bishop, JD, has practiced law, been a small business owner, and has 20 plus years of experience as an Independent Life and Health Insurance Agent. His primary goal is to help the insurance consumer find the best value and most suitable coverage solutions. Richard is located in Cincinnati, OH. However, he has a number of clients across the US and has a great feel for the insurance landscape. He designs plans with a focus on low costs, and proper benefit structure, which he combines with personalized insurance advice aimed at helping his clients make better-informed decisions.

Richard has assisted individuals and families in preparing for retirement with insurance strategies that provide lifetime income that cannot be outlived. By using Annuities and/or Permanent Life Insurance as complimentary financial tools to traditional tax qualified accounts, clients are able to set aside streams of predictable lifetime income for the owner and their spouse. This can be done with the benefit of tax deferral with Annuities and tax free distribution with Life Insurance.

He also advises planning for protection against the likely expense of Long Term Care to help keep clients out of nursing homes and spend down requirements.

His Mission

His mission is to provide his clients with assistance in understanding and making the right decisions when it comes to insurance. He has the skills, knowledge, and experience to help meet his client's established goals. His personal goal is to become a reliable resource for his clients and give them greater confidence in choosing their insurance plan.

Richard and his wife Jan

Additional Biographical Information

Richard and his wife Jan have been blessed with a large family of 7 children and 27 grandchildren. In 2011 they moved from Maryland to the Cincinnati, Ohio area to be closer to their children and grandchildren. They now enjoy living within convenient visiting distance of five of their children and their families. In addition, they have made many friends in Cincinnati and love the mid-west life style and culture.

Richard grew up on a farm in Virginia near the town of Ashland. He knows the routine of daily chores having the responsibility of milking cows, and taking care of horses, pigs and chickens. His family had a large fruit orchard and garden that supported a roadside stand. They also cultivated several acres of corn and alfalfa. From his farm life experience he grew to love being outdoors and being close to nature.

At the age of nineteen he volunteered to serve as a missionary for his church for two years in Ontario and Quebec, Canada. After returning from his mission he met his bride to be, Jan, at Brigham Young University. Since she was from Seattle, Washington, he transferred to the University of Washington. There, while working for his father-in-law to help pay his way, he received his undergraduate degree in Economics. He then received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Utah and became a member of the Utah Bar.

He served as a Law Clerk to Justice J. Allen Crockett of the Utah Supreme Court and as a Law Clerk to Judge Aldon J. Anderson of the US District Court of Utah. After working for the Attorney General’s Office of Utah he took a position with West Publishing Company. Upon leaving West Publishing, he helped to launch a screen printing business with one of his sons. That business was later successfully sold. In 2003 he started his career in the Insurance and Financial Services industry.

Richard enjoys meeting new people and helping them plan for their financial future. Throughout his life he has been active in his church and community. He enjoys golf, reading history and genealogical research as hobbies. His compass for life is directed by the belief that service to others has a divine purpose and approval.