Planning for Life Insurance

Young family sits together in park

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

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

Understanding 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

Dad considers difference between term life and whole life

Term Life Insurance 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. 

January 2017

What Is Accidental Death Life Insurance?

Accidental Death Life 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

Bungee jumping and your life insurance rates

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

having a child can create a need for life insurance

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

Young people discuss life insurance and age

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’s The Right Amount of Life Insurance? How to Calculate Your Needs

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

Home buying is a common reason to buy life insurance

When Is A Good Time To Buy 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

Term life insurance policy lengths vary

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

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

Couple finds life insurance in the New Year

New Year’s Resolutions for Every Personal Finance Guru

What personal finance resolutions are you making in 2017? We have a few suggestions.

October 2016