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Life Insurance From Your Employer Usually Isn't Enough

Employer life insurance is a form of group life insurance that’s offered to you and your coworkers. It’s typically...

The Grandparent Scam and How to Prevent It

Scams that intentionally seek out and victimize seniors continue to be a nationwide problem. The elderly have long been targeted due to an assumed lack of knowledge about technology and ample access to…

16 Commonly Misunderstood Insurance Words

Underwriting, premiums, contestability period—terms like these can make insurance words seem like a foreign language. Fortunately, a good insurance professional can help you make sense…

How Long-Term Care Insurance Eases Family Burdens

If you’ve been considering whether long-term care insurance is a good option for you, watch Theresa's story to see the enormous difference it made to her and her family…

5 Financial Tips for Female Breadwinners

If you’re the female breadwinner in your family, you know how challenging this role can be. The demands on your time and attention are constant and come from all areas of your life…

Do I Really Need Disability Insurance?

There are lots of things no one wants to talk about – disability insurance is one of them. But the longer you ignore it, the less protected you are against long term financial risks due to unexpected illnesses and injuries…

When Natural Disasters Affect Your Travel Plans

Many of our favorite warm-weather travel destinations are especially vulnerable to serious weather events. For example, hurricanes are a common occurrence in Florida…

10 Ways to Get More Affordable Life Insurance

Many people are looking to trim expenses during these uncertain times. Perhaps life insurance is one area where you’re looking to economize. If so…

9 Reasons Why Stay-at-Home Parents Need Life Insurance Too

You’re probably already aware that a parent with a job outside the house most likely needs life insurance to protect their loved ones in case something were to happen. But it’s not just breadwinners who need…

Your Guide to Confusing Benefit Terms During Open Enrollment

Your company’s open enrollment season has arrived, and you only have a certain amount of time to choose or change your employee benefit selections for you and your family. Benefits can be complicated…

Is it Risky to Drop Life Insurance Coverage During Tough Financial Times?

Most people buy life insurance with the same objective — to help keep your family financially secure if you’re no longer around to provide for them. It can be difficult to put money…

2 Big Reasons Why You Should Buy Life Insurance While You’re Young

Life insurance is probably not something you plan on thinking about until you get married and start a family. After all, your post-grad list of to-dos includes more urgent matters…

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