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Category: Life Insurance

Life Insurance for Single Parents

Why Do Single Parents Need Life Insurance?Purchasing a life insurance policy is a smart idea for any family. But in single-parent households, the need is even more important.In a 2022 study from Life Happens,1 two in five parents said they are “barely” or “not at all” financially secure. And when it comes to losing the primary wage earner, the same study found 44% of families would...

Top Three Reasons Why People Buy Life Insurance

Before you get life insurance coverage, you should understand why you need it. While there are many reasons to buy life insurance, the most common reasons include:Final expenses: Final expenses refer to any expenses related to someone’s passing. This can include a casket, funeral, preparations, memorial service, cremation and more. Life insurance for final expenses is worth considering—after all, the National Funeral Directors Association reports that the median price...

Why it's Important to Get Life Insurance While You're Young

When you’re young, you feel invincible – like nothing could ever hurt you. You’re less likely to consider life insurance, even though this is the prime time to get it. However, you never know what’s going to happen, and in my case, I’m happy I was prepared.Life-Changing NewsIt was a sunny Saturday in August when I received a diagnosis that would turn my world upside-down:...

Term Life Insurance: How Long Should My Coverage Last?

Here’s an obvious statement: the costs of day-to-day living can add up fast. That’s why life insurance is so important. It allows you to protect your family when you’re gone. Think of the impact of losing not only your income but all the other contributions you make to the family. Could they cover the mortgage or monthly bills without you? Do you have enough saved...

Life Insurance and Health Conditions: A Deal Breaker?

Three Things to Keep in Mind If you’re interested in purchasing life insurance, you should consider the following: Never assume a health condition automatically disqualifies you from obtaining life insurance. Sure, maybe your health is less than perfect but you may be eligible for coverage, so always check with a licensed insurance agent to be sure. Always be honest about your medical history. Failing to...