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>>

4 Life Insurance Marketing Videos that Educate and Inspire Clients

27 Apr

81% of marketers say video has helped them directly increase sales, according to Wyzowl Research. You may not consider yourself a “marketer,” but that’s what Life Happens is here for! We want to share four life insurance marketing videos with you and explain how you can incorporate them into your sales process. More>>

When It Comes to Financial Literacy, Start Them Young

18 Apr

April is Financial Literacy Month, a time to raise awareness about financial education, especially in schools for children and teens. It’s an essential message for young people, and as a mom to two teenage girls, I can certainly attest to its importance. Here are a few key ways I’ve approached financial literacy with my kids. More>>

Are These Three Misconceptions Stopping You from Getting Life Insurance?

4 Apr

Guest contributor: Alex Helm, ACS, ALMI, FMLI, is regional director at Crump Life Insurance Services.

Did you know that life insurance may be the single greatest gift you can buy for your family? I emphasize buy because, of course, nothing can replace the gifts of time and love you already give them.

Let’s look at some of the misconceptions that may be stopping you from getting life insurance—or more of it, and why you’ll want to rethink them. More>>

What Does Your Love Language Say About Your Finances?

28 Feb

Did you know that how you prefer to receive love can reveal a lot about how you view your finances? According to the recent survey “For Love and Money” by Life Happens, each of the five love languages has a corresponding style of showing love financially.

So, which of the five love languages are you? Look below and pick the answer that fits best. (Don’t overthink it, just go with your gut!) More>>

LIMRA: Significant Life Insurance Coverage Gap Remains in Black American Community

23 Feb

Black Americans recognize the important role life insurance plays in protecting their loved ones. According to the 2021 Insurance Barometer study, conducted by LIMRA and Life Happens, 56% of Black Americans own life insurance, which is higher than the national average (52%). Yet 46% of Black Americans — representing 20 million adults — say they need (or need more) life insurance coverage, which indicates a substantial coverage gap in the Black American community. More>>

Join Life Happens’ Twitter Chat for Insure Your Love

15 Feb
Join Life Happens for a Twitter Chat during Insure Your Love month this February. We’ll discuss new data from our latest study, “For Love and Money,” that analyzes the way people express or receive love and how that changes finances and financial conversations in their relationship.
Love can be expressed in many ways: a knowing glance, a kind deed, shared memories, a thoughtful gift, words of encouragement — and life insurance. We hope this chat serves as a reminder to you that getting life insurance is an act of love that goes beyond words. More>>