5 Myths the Hispanic Community Has About Life Insurance

26 Sep
Insurance professional and Mexican American Monica Rangel works hard to educate the Hispanic community about life insurance.

The founder and CEO of Efficient Financial and Insurance Solutions in Brea, Calif., regularly helps members of her local community get life insurance coverage. Here are the biggest misconceptions she encounters from her Hispanic clients. More>>

Roselyn Sánchez x Life Happens

5 Sep
Life Happens is partnering with actress, producer, proud Puerto Rican, and mother Roselyn Sánchez for Life Insurance Awareness Month to share the message that getting life insurance is an easy decision to make for the ones you love. It’s affordable and protects your family financially. More>>

For Roselyn Sánchez, Life Insurance Was an Easy Decision

27 Jun
You may know Roselyn Sánchez as an actress, producer, proud Puerto Rican, wife, and mother of two. But she’s also a life insurance advocate, and this September, she’ll join us as the spokesperson for Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM), coordinated by Life Happens. She’s sharing the important message that getting life insurance is an easy decision to make for the ones you love.

In a sea of decisions, there’s one that’s easy: getting life insurance. More>>

Help Close the Financial Security Gaps in LGBTQ+ Community

22 Jun

While the LGBTQ+ community has made much progress over the past decade in terms of legal protections, thanks in large part to a few different favorable rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court, when it comes to many measures of financial security LGBTQ+ individuals still lack equality with the general U.S. population. More>>

What Juneteenth Means to Me, as a Black Financial Services Professional

21 Jun
Guest contributor, Jay Wilkerson, is an internal wholesaler at Crump Life Insurance Services.

Now that Juneteenth, also called Freedom Day or Black Independence Day, is a federal holiday, we must celebrate it for what it recognizes: the end of slavery in the United States, and not let it be seen as just another day off work.

To me, the observation of Juneteenth symbolizes the reflection and celebration of our resilience in the face of constant adversity. Although personal freedom is undoubtedly the most basic right, we should strive for a level of financial freedom as it is the ultimate way to protect our families and future generations. More>>

Why Marriage Equality Matters to Me and to the Insurance Industry

8 Jun

Guest contributor Mike Rusk, senior vice president, internal sales, financial institutions channel at Crump Life Insurance Services.

June is Pride Month for the LGBTQ+ community. This year, I took time to be more reflective than in years past and thought about what Pride truly means to me. I am proud of the people who came before me who were brave enough to stand up against the injustices and inequities between the LGBTQ+ and heterosexual communities.

As a professional working in financial services, I also take pride in being part of an evolving industry, particularly a company that recognizes the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion across many aspects of our business. More>>

Disability Income Insurance: How to Use It

23 May

It’s happened: You’re too injured or sick to work for the foreseeable future and you need to use your disability insurance. What do you do?

First of all, recognize that it’s a financially daunting situation, but not an unusual one. Consider your options. More>>

Rethink disabilities.

16 May

May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month.

Chances are, if you live long enough, you will most likely experience a disability in your lifetime.
That’s why disability insurance is so important. It provides a portion of your income if you’re unable to work. In fact, you can also call it income insurance. More>>

Insurers, Distributors Keep Up Disability Insurance Awareness Fight

11 May

Life Happens and other groups are trying to remind consumers — and insurance agents, and retirement planners — that just about all positive financial decisions depend on a worker’s ability to earn a paycheck.

Life Happens is offering financial professionals and other campaign supporters access to a free package of education support materials, including flyers, brochures and social media-friendly graphics. More>>