Don’t Let These Common Myths Scare You Away from Life Insurance

Most people need life insurance. Not having it could be devastating to your family’s financial future in case the worst should happen. Life insurance is a complex, frequently misunderstood subject, surrounded by a multitude of myths. These myths can be dangerous if they scare you away from purchasing the life insurance coverage you need. Common…

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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…

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Standard vs. Hybrid Life Insurance: Which Is Better?

Standard life insurance has a single purpose – to provide death benefits to your beneficiaries. Hybrid life insurance combines long-term care insurance and life insurance in a single policy. If you become disabled and unable to live independently, it covers the costs of your care, at home or in a facility. It will not cover…

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Employer-Provided Life Insurance: What You Need to Know

Life insurance is a popular feature of employee benefits packages. Many employers provide basic group life free of charge to their employees. More Americans have workplace plans than individual life insurance plans, as reported in a NerdWallet article.  If your employer offers free or low-cost basic group life, there is no reason not to accept it.…

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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…

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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…

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Common Life Insurance Riders to Consider

Life insurance can play a vital role in financial planning for your family’s future. It is primarily designed to provide for your loved ones when you are gone. You can also add supplemental benefits with riders – amendments to your life insurance policy. Riders make it possible to opt in for benefits not typically included…

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Insure the Ones You Love

February is Insure Your Love Month. This is the seventh year of the Insure Your Love Campaign, coordinated by Life Happens. Buying life insurance to protect the ones you care about is an expression of love. Valentine’s Day falls in February, which makes it the perfect time to remind people of the need for proper…

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Why Life Insurance Is Still Important If You’re Single

Many single people believe they don’t need life insurance. With no one relying on their income to act as beneficiaries, why should they pay the monthly premiums? The truth is life insurance is not just for married people with children. It can have many benefits for single people as well. When Can Single People Benefit…

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