Planning for Life Insurance

Life Insurance Considerations When You're Pregnant & Need a Policy

If you're pregnant and need a life insurance policy, here are considerations to think about. Contact AIG Direct for life insurance information.

October 2016

Over 60 - Is Life Insurance Still Worth It?

If you're a senior, you may be wondering if a life insurance policy is worth it. Get info on senior life insurance, possible benefits and coverage to consider.

October 2016

Are You Under 40? Here's Why You Should Take out a Term Life Insurance Policy

Are You Under 40? Here's Why You Should Take out a Term Life Insurance Policy. Do you need a term life insurance policy? Getting a policy early in life has a number of benefits.

October 2016

How to Benefit From Your Life Insurance Policy During Your Lifetime

Benefits of life insurance aren't limited to after death. From living benefits to cash, here's how to use a life insurance policy while you're alive.

October 2016

How to Use Your Life Insurance Policy to Pay for College

If you have whole life insurance, universal life insurance, or another type of permanent life insurance policy, it could help with college costs.

October 2016

The Newlywed Checklist

The Newlywed Checklist: Discover inside 5 things all newlyweds should do before your big day, including changing your name and getting the right life insurance policy!

October 2016

Buying Tips to Save Money on Life Insurance

If you're buying life insurance, why not try to save a little money along the way? Check out these money-saving tips for buying life insurance.

October 2016

Life Insurance Rates By Age

The sooner you buy life insurance, the more affordable it’s likely to be. Read on to discover the change in life insurance rates by age.

November 2016

Life Insurance for Smokers

Life Insurance for Smokers. While many companies don't provide smoker's life insurance policies, AIG Direct may be able to help you find coverage at affordable life insurance rates for smokers.

October 2016

Talking to Your Loved Ones About Life Insurance

Facing a terminal illness alongside a loved one is often life-changing and can prompt you to ask, "how does life insurance work?" Here are tips on how to get the answers you need.

October 2016

Is Crowdfunding Funeral Costs a Good Idea?

If your family suddenly lost you, would they be financially covered? Crowdfunding and many types of life insurance cover funeral costs. But which is best?

October 2016

How Much Does Life Insurance Cost?

The price of life insurance can vary from one person to the next. Here are some of the factors that drive life insurance cost.

October 2017

Affordable Life Insurance For Almost Any Budget

The cost of life insurance might be lower than you think. Find affordable life insurance options for almost any budget.

October 2016

5 Things You Want to Know About Life Insurance But Are Afraid to Ask

5 Things You Want to Know About Life Insurance But Are Afraid to Ask : Answers to your questions about life insurance 

January 2018

Why do life Insurance quotes ask for height and weight?

Life insurance is based on a variety of factors. One of those factors is BMI. BMI, or Body Mass Index, is a ratio determined with height and weight.

October 2016

Can Family History Affect Your Health?

Although each of us is 100% unique, there may be reason to believe that our family's medical history holds valuable information about our individual health risk factors for serious illness like heart attack, stroke, and invasive cancers.

September 2016

Life Insurance for Seniors

Whether you're nearing retirement, or already enjoying your golden years, it is never too late to consider purchasing term life insurance, or expanding your existing coverage.

October 2017

4 Ways to Improve Your Health Little by Little

Improving your health doesn't mean you have to overhaul your entire lifestyle. Try one of these 4 tips to begin your journey.

December 2016

7 Ways to Prevent Accidents at Home

Did you remember each of these 7 home safety tips? Read more to help protect your family.

December 2016

How Does Age Affect Life Insurance?

If age is a major factor in determining how much you'll pay for life insurance, when exactly should you buy it? 

November 2016

What is Cash Value Life Insurance?

What is life insurance with cash value? Our guide explains what you need to know before you buy a policy.

December 2016

Term vs. Whole Life Insurance

The length of the policy is just one way that term and whole life insurance differ. Get the full list here. 

November 2017

What Is Accidental Death Insurance?

Accidental Death Insurance is a different way to help protect your family's financial future. Learn the ins, outs and why it might be a useful policy for your family.

January 2017

How to Choose a Life Insurance Beneficiary

Choosing who will receive your life insurance payout is an important step in purchasing a policy, and it isn't as simple as you might think. 

January 2017

Why Choosing A Secondary Life Insurance Beneficiary Can Be Important

A secondary beneficiary can give you additional peace of mind at no additional cost. We explain how.

December 2016

5 Factors That Affect Your Life Insurance Premiums

Shopping around for life insurance gives you a great idea of the rates you'll receive and what is important to you in a policy.

September 2016

5 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Life Insurance

After you decide to take the plunge and buy life insurance, it's likely that an onslaught of questions will follow: How much life insurance do I need? How much can I afford? Who really needs life insurance?

October 2016

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

Coverage amounts can vary widely between individuals, but there are common threads in how we calculate and decide upon what is the right amount of life insurance. If you think you're ready to take the plunge, but want to do a little more research first, take a look at these tips for how to choose a coverage amount. 

September 2016

Life Insurance with Pre-Existing Conditions

Many Americans believe that simply the presence of a health condition can keep them from getting life insurance, but the truth is that you don't necessarily have to be the picture of health in order to qualify for a life insurance policy.

January 2017

What Questions Do Life Insurance Companies Ask & How to Prepare

Applying for life insurance is an important step, but with all the questions during the application process, it can start to feel a bit intrusive as well. You might expect to be asked a few simple questions about income and health, but it's unlikely that you'll expect the deluge of questions about your hobbies, lifestyle and net worth.



September 2016

When to Get Life Insurance? 5 Signs You’re Ready

There is not a specific age to buy life insurance.  The truth of the matter is that everyone's situation is different when it comes to a need to protect their loved ones.  There are, however, a few important milestones in your life that could be an indicator that you need to start considering some sort of coverage to protect your loved ones should you die prematurely.

October 2016

3 Personal Finance Essentials Young People Need to Know

When you're a young adult, you generally have to learn to cook, clean, do laundry, manage your finances - all the while focusing on your career and relationships. Eventually though, you'll likely figure it out, get married, buy a house, have kids and become the accomplished adult you knew you could be. If you're somewhere between young adult and seasoned parent, you're probably itching for tips on how to make the transition a bit easier.

October 2016

How Long Do I Need Term Life Insurance?

The world of life insurance is incredibly dynamic, but with so many options and decisions, the silver lining is that you can find a policy that fits your present and future needs.

October 2016

New Year's Resolutions for Every Personal Finance Guru

What personal finance resolutions are you making this year? We have a few suggestions.

October 2016

Breast Cancer Awareness

Every parent wants to protect his or her child. Learn how life insurance for parents can help you do just that.

October 2016