Among the most heart-wrenching pictures during the first months of the pandemic were images of the impact it had on our most vulnerable populations: our elders. Birthday parties through windows, the isolation of lockdowns – many people wished they were living in their own homes with the freedom that brings. The problem is that many people don’t plan for care. If you don’t have a plan for what can happen if you need care, it can cause stress – to your finances, your health and your family relationships. More>>
November is Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI) Awareness Month. While Life Happens does not oversee or coordinate this campaign, we think it’s important to support our members who work with this product. It’s a month when the industry comes together to share the message that getting long-term care insurance can cover the cost of care when you need it most. This guide provides strategies and tips you can use to participate in November’s Long-Term Care Insurance Awareness Month. More>>
Did you know that neither your health insurance nor Medicare would pay for extended long-term care services in the event that you needed them in the future? If you develop a chronic illness or become disabled and can no longer care for yourself for an extended period of time, you’ll need long-term care services. Here are some answers to common questions about long-term care insurance to help you figure out if it’s right for you. More>>
Hispanics are the largest minority group in the United States. And their many contributions to American history and culture are being celebrated between September 15 and October 15 as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month. All of us at Life Happens salute the Hispanics working in the life insurance industry during National Hispanic Heritage Month. We also want to encourage Hispanic-Americans to consider the financial lifeline that life insurance can provide their loved ones. The story highlights how life insurance greatly helped one Hispanic family. More>>
Despite the devastation the pandemic has caused over the past year, perhaps there is a silver lining to be found in COVID-19’s dark clouds. Mortality and financial wellness have been brought into sharp focus, resulting in more people seeking life insurance coverage to protect their families. A closer look at locking in future insurability with a term life insurance policy reveals three significant benefits. More>>
Life Happens created and coordinates the Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM) campaign every September. This year, Life Happens is collaborating with singer, songwriter, producer and humanitarian Kelly Rowland for LIAM. By partnering with Life Happens as LIAM spokesperson, Kelly wants to help Americans get the knowledge they need to take-action with life insurance through this year’s theme: With life insurance, I’ve got you. Crump Life Insurance Services supports Life Happens and its mission to educate consumers. Check out these turnkey marketing resources to help make it easy to get your campaign off the ground … even if you think you don’t have the time! More>>
Life Happens launched its annual Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM) campaign with four-time Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, humanitarian and mother Kelly Rowland. While known for her musical contributions both through her solo career and in Destiny’s Child, off the stage, Kelly has the important role of mother to her two sons, Titan and Noah.
Like any parent, Kelly does everything she can to protect those she loves, including safeguarding her family’s financial future with life insurance. Here’s what she had to say when asked about what having life insurance meant for her and her family. More>>
You may know Kelly Rowland as an award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and humanitarian. But she’s also a mom to two young boys, and this September, she’ll join us as the spokesperson for Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM), coordinated by Life Happens, to share the important message that life insurance is her way of saying to her sons, “I love you. I’ve got you, and I’m seeing to your future no matter what.”
Life Insurance Is About Protecting the Ones You Love. More>>
Guest contributor: Alysia Bell, insurance strategist at Crump Life Insurance Services.
If there is one thing we’ve learned through the pandemic, it’s that life is fragile and it’s important to prepare for the unexpected. Our hope is that this heightened awareness will encourage more Americans to get the life insurance coverage they need.
Recent LIMRA research shows that 36% of Americans plan to purchase life insurance this year. More>>
Most people would say their family’s financial security is high on their list of priorities. And yet it’s hard to get excited about budgeting for life insurance.
A big part of that hurdle is cost — or, rather, perceived cost. The 2021 Insurance Barometer Study by Life Happens and LIMRA found that more than half of consumers surveyed overestimate the cost of life insurance by 300% or more. Younger Americans are likely to overestimate the cost by as much as six times! More>>