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Do you own your financial future?

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Life Insurance Home & Family Planning for Retirement

In times of uncertainty and economic changes, life insurance can be a valuable component to a financial strategy. Unfortunate events can alter your financial future, but there’s a way to help protect your plans.

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Life Insurance

When you purchased your life insurance policy it was best suited for your needs at the time. But as your life situations change, so do your life insurance needs.

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Life insurance at any age

Mon, 17 May 2021 | Reading Time: 6 minutes
Life Insurance

Life insurance coverage is available across different age ranges, so it’s important to find a policy that suits your needs. Here are some things to consider at various stages in your life.

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An older couple works with a life insurance agent to help with a retirement plan

Life insurance as part of retirement planning

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Life Insurance Planning for Retirement

By having the right life insurance coverage when you retire, you can make it easier for your family to handle finances when you die.

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Can you buy life insurance while pregnant?

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 | Reading Time: 6 minutes
Home & Family Life Insurance

There’s a lot of important steps you’ll most likely need to take before you have your baby. With some of these steps, you’ll be able to help you achieve some of your financial goals.

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Reasons to purchase life insurance for family members

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 | Reading Time: 6 minutes
Home & Family Life Insurance

Coverage isn’t limited to individuals. It can also be extended to your children and other family members to help make everyone’s lives a little easier when someone passes away.coverage isn’t limited to individuals. It can also be extended to your children and other family members to help make everyone’s lives a little easier when someone passes away.

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How long should your life insurance last?

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 | Reading Time: 6 minutes
Home & Family Life Insurance

Your goal should be to make sure the policy continues as long as you have people who depend on you financially, and until your last major financial obligation is paid. But how do you determine that? Here is some advice.

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Tips for buying life insurance for your spouse

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 | Reading Time: 6 minutes
Home & Family Life Insurance

Setting up a sound financial plan for your family means making preparations for the future. An important part of doing that is acquiring life insurance for yourself and your significant other.

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Tips for revamping your budget before the New Year

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 | Reading Time: 5 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Life Insurance Saving Tips

As we look forward to the New Year, now is the time to work toward a fresh start. Here are six tips to help you strengthen your finances, budgeting, and more.

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What to know about permanent life insurance

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 | Reading Time: 5 minutes
Life Insurance

There are many types of permanent life insurance, each with unique features that can be challenging to understand. In addition, there are several important questions you need to ask your agent to help you choose the best option. We’re sharing our insights about permanent life insurance to help you make the best decision for you and your loved ones.

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Financial planning steps for single parents

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 | Reading Time: 5 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Life Insurance

As a single parent, it’s easy to feel financially overwhelmed when you’re on your own. But with some planning and effort, you can handle the responsibility while raising your child. Here are seven financial tips to help you manage your money and build financial security.

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8 questions to ask when choosing a beneficiary

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 | Reading Time: 5 minutes
Life Insurance

Deciding who gets your money when you pass away isn’t always just a matter of selecting a person. Your life insurance policy rules and state laws may affect or even restrict your choices. So, when deciding who your life insurance beneficiary should be, it’s important to ask yourself eight questions before choosing a beneficiary.

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Debunking myths about purchasing life insurance

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 | Reading Time: 7 minutes
Life Insurance

Let’s face it, what happens when you pass away just isn’t an easy topic to think about or even a topic you want to mull over often. On top of that, there are misconceptions about what life insurance offers, how to buy it, and what the policy rules are. However, if the idea of protecting your family and ensuring their future is something you value, why not take the time to find out the facts and make an informed decision?

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What's to l-o-v-e about life insurance?

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Life Insurance

American consumers’ top three financial concerns are health coverage, savings goals, and living expenses.1 What if we told you their fourth financial concern, life insurance, had the potential to solve for the first three? Let’s take a look at some reasons to LOVE life insurance and what it could do for you.

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Term plans for every life milestone

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Home & Family Life Insurance

Life is full of milestones. Graduating college, getting married, buying a house, and starting a family are all momentous occasions, each of which brings financial responsibility. But what happens to those financial responsibilities if you pass away before they are taken care of?

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How much life insurance do you need?

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Life Insurance

Figuring out how much insurance you need may seem like an impossible task, but estimating a ballpark amount of coverage isn’t as hard as you might think. You can make a sound estimate if you take the time to consider your finances and what your loved ones will need in the future.

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Life insurance for business planning

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Life Insurance

You may be more familiar with buying life insurance for yourself or a family member as death benefit protection, but are you aware of the role it can play in business planning?

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What are living benefits?

Mon, 08 Jun 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Life Insurance

Living benefits are benefits that allow you to access a portion of your policies death benefit while you are still living, if you are diagnosed with a qualifying illness.

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Questions to ask before buying life insurance

Sun, 31 May 2020 | Reading Time: 4 minutes
Life Insurance

Life insurance is a vital component of your financial security. If someone depends on you for financial support, such as your spouse or child, you should strongly consider purchasing a policy. But before you buy, it’s essential to ask yourself and your life insurance agent several important questions.

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When is it time to review a life insurance policy?

Sun, 31 May 2020 | Reading Time: 10 minutes
Life Insurance

Your life insurance policy isn’t something you should just purchase and forget. Get in the habit of reviewing it every couple of years, and more importantly, whenever you experience a life-changing event.

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