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Information on making financially smart insurance decisions



What’s the best time of year to buy life insurance?

When's the best time to buy life insurance? While there's never a bad time, certain parts of the year may be ideal.

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How does a new move affect my insurance needs?

Moving can change everything, including your life insurance needs. It could be time to rethink your coverage options.

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Five life insurance myths, and why they’re totally wrong

Don’t believe everything you hear about life insurance policies. Who qualifies for coverage? When’s the best time to buy? Am I too old? Let’s debunk some of the most common life insurance myths - and answer some questions in the process.

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How much auto insurance coverage do you need?

Is auto insurance on your adulting to-do list? You may have heard that most states require some auto insurance coverage. The lender of your car loan might require it, too. But how much is enough coverage? It all depends on you.

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Should I get life insurance?

Almost 60% of American adults have life insurance. Around one-fifth of these people believe they don’t have enough coverage. And around 40% don’t have it. Where does that leave you?

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Five budgeting tips you can live by

No one likes budgeting. But putting together and following a spending plan can work wonders on your finances. Here are five tips you can use starting today.

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How much life insurance do you need?

Whichever type of insurance you choose, you will need to pick a coverage amount. When we say, “how much life insurance do you need?” what we’re really saying is, “How much money will your family need to keep going when you’re gone?” We'll show you several ways to figure out your ideal coverage.

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What happens if I miss a payment?

The financial aspects of life insurance are of concern for many people considering purchasing a policy. Learn more about paying your premium, what happens if you fail to pay your premiums, and what happens if your policy lapses.

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Can I get life insurance with no medical exam?

Depending on the type of life insurance and amount of coverage many plans require just a few health questions and no medical exam. Sometimes, you can qualify for lower rates or higher coverage amounts. Especially if you are in good health.

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How much do final expenses cost?

Although thinking about final expenses can be hard, knowing what they cost and making sure you have a life insurance policy big enough to cover them can help spare your family an expense they might not be able to afford. Learn more about final expenses to plan accordingly.

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