Life Insurance Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of life insurance including why you need it, how much should you buy, and simple explanations of the different kinds of life insurance

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11 Reasons You Need Life Insurance

Life insurance isn't just for people who have kids or the elderly. Here are the top reasons you need to buy coverage.

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15 Things You Should Know Before You Buy a Fixed Deferred Annuity

Fixed Deferred Annuities can be confusing, so you’ll probably want to learn as much as you can about them before you purchase one.

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Which Type of Term Life Policy is Right for You?

Not sure which term life policy to choose? We break down the different types of term life policies and tell you which ones fit your needs.

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Thinking About Buying Mortgage Life Insurance? You May Want to Think Again

Mortgage life insurance may sound appealing. But you should probably ignore it unless you have a sizable mortgage, or you're unable to afford or obtain traditional life insurance due to health issues.

No Medical Exam Life Insurance

It is possible to get life insurance without a medical exam for certain policies. Is no exam coverage right for you?

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What to Do if You Can't Afford to Pay for Life Insurance

Whether you’re the primary breadwinner, a divorcee, a homeowner, an empty nester, or a retiree, you need life insurance. But what happens if you can’t afford a policy? Keep reading to find out.

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Life Insurance FAQ

Answers to our most frequently asked questions about life insurance. If you have a question, we have an answer.


13 Common Life Insurance Mistakes

Learn how to avoid these 13 common but costly mistakes many people make when they buy life insurance.

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Life Insurance Basics

This type of insurance can help you secure the financial future of your loved ones.

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Do You Need Burial Insurance?

Funerals are expensive, often costing more than $7,000. Burial insurance can help cover these costs. That way no one has to worry that their passing will be a financial burden on their loved ones.

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What are the Differences Between Term Life and Whole Life Insurance?

Learn the differences between term life insurance and permanent life insurance so you can pick the one that's right for you and your family.

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Life Insurance Myths Debunked

“On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.” — Chuck Palahniuk

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20 Things You Need to Know and Consider Before Buying Life Insurance

This information will help you decide how much coverage you need, how long you’ll need it, and what you can afford to pay.

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The Many Types of Whole Life Insurance

Read this if you're having a hard time making heads or tails of all the different kinds of whole life, permanent, or cash-value life insurance products.

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How to Choose a Life Insurance Beneficiary

Designating beneficiaries for your life insurance policy is a big deal. Learn how to choose beneficiaries and avoid making mistakes that could lead to problems down the road.