Estate Planning

Information on protecting the people you leave behind



How to have hard discussions about needing life insurance

Talking about life insurance with loved ones can be difficult. Here are some tips you can use to start the discussion and make picking a good plan possible.

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Life insurance basics with TruStage

We know just how confusing and complicated life insurance can be. We also know it’s our responsibility to pass on that knowledge to you and help you understand the ins and outs of your policy. Here’s our TruStage breakdown of the basics of life insurance.

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How do I name a beneficiary on life insurance?

The idea behind life insurance is to provide money to your loved ones to help protect them financially after you’re gone. But in order to make sure that happens the way you want it to, it’s important to think about who you want to receive the payout from your life insurance policy.

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What should I look for in a reputable insurance company?

Cost isn’t everything in choosing the best life insurance policy. There’s also a lot to be said about choosing an insurance company you can really trust. After all, they’re selling you the policy that should ensure your beneficiaries are well taken care of after you’re gone.

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How to read and understand your life insurance policy

Most people hate the thought of reading a life insurance policy (or any insurance policy, for that matter). However, if you can find the time and the patience, it's a good idea to read through your whole policy. If you do, you'll understand your policy better.

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