8 Facts About Life Insurance You 100% Need To Know

12 Aug

Think you don’t need life insurance? Think again. The cost of a funeral alone can run $11,000 or more. You might also have family members who depend on your income to live. And if you have debt such as a mortgage or private student loans that you wouldn’t want to pass on to your loved ones, life insurance can protect them from inheriting it. More >>

Life Insurance is Confusing – Here’s Everything Millennials Need to Know

5 Aug

The last thing you want to think about in your twenties is your own death. It’s difficult enough to juggle brunch plans, your love life and your micromanaging boss, let alone plan for what could happen to you decades from now. But life comes at you fast — and suddenly you’re 35, living with your partner and two gorgeous kids in the suburbs. OK, maybe you’re not quite there yet, but some version of adulthood is likely staring you in the face. More >>

4 Ways to Make Life Insurance More Affordable

29 Jul

You’ve probably been told time and time again that you should have a life insurance policy, but if you’re like many consumers, you’ve been putting it off due to one key factor: money. It’s true that life insurance isn’t always cheap, but there are steps you can take to make it more affordable. More >>

I Signed Up For $1 Million of Life Insurance Before I Ever Had a Family, and it Sounds Like A Lot – But If I Could Do it Again, I’d Get Twice as Much

22 Jul

When it comes to life insurance, signing up sooner rather than later is usually a good idea. The cost of life insurance typically only goes up as you get older, so I wanted to lock in the best possible rate in my 20s. While I didn’t have my family yet, I planned to have kids in the next few years and wanted to make sure they would be covered in case of a sudden loss of my income. More >>

How Much Life Insurance Do You Really Need?

15 Jul

Like annuities, the subject of life insurance tends to be one of the most controversial, hotly contested financial planning topics, often sparking debates bordering on fisticuffs between purveyors of policies, and those who eschew the juicy commissions such policies frequently pay. More >>