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Life Insurance

Is my employer-sponsored life insurance policy enough?

Employer-Provided Life Insurance: What You Need to Know

Life insurance is a popular feature of employee benefits packages. Many employers provide basic group life free of charge to their employees. More Americans have workplace plans than individual life insurance plans, as reported in a NerdWallet article.  If your employer offers free or low-cost basic group life, there is no

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pros and cons of Hybrid Life Insurance

Standard vs. Hybrid Life Insurance: Which Is Better?

Standard life insurance has a single purpose – to provide death benefits to your beneficiaries. Hybrid life insurance combines long-term care insurance and life insurance in a single policy. If you become disabled and unable to live independently, it covers the costs of your care, at home or in a

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Nontraditional Life Insurance Plans You Should Know About

Traditional life insurance is low risk and offers guaranteed maturity returns to policyholders. Nontraditional life insurance combines investment and insurance in a single policy. These plans invest in the market and have the potential to earn higher returns because of their higher-risk nature. If you have not been able to

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Mature couple reviews their living benefits

3 Types of Living Benefits for Life Insurance

Life insurance is mainly designed to pay out death benefits to beneficiaries. But some life insurance policies also provide living benefits for policyholders. The following are three types of life insurance living benefits. Accelerated Death Benefits Most life insurance policies contain a provision known as Accelerated Death Benefit (ADB). It

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Starting a Family? Consider These Types of Life Insurance

When you have children, it is more important than ever to have life insurance. You want to provide for them in case something should happen to you. Death benefits from a life insurance policy could cover the mortgage payments, pay for your child’s college education, and help support your family. 

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Retired couple reviewing their life insurance policies

Why You Still Need Life Insurance After Retirement

It may seem like a no-brainer to let your life insurance policy lapse or cash it in after you retire. After all, the main purpose of life insurance is to protect your family against the loss of your income should anything happen to you. Actually, life insurance is good for

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How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

Calculating how much life insurance involves evaluating your financial circumstances, which vary widely from family to family. In essence, you want a policy that will cover income loss due to death, provide your family with the capacity to pay off all bills, and provide your family with the financial support

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What is a Life Insurance Ladder Strategy?

If you have family members you love, it is imperative that you protect them by putting a life insurance policy in place. A “ladder” strategy is a technique in which you purchase several term life insurance policies with a range of term periods rather than buying a single policy.  Calculating

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