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Important facts about life insurance

A little bit of education can go a long way in understanding how life insurance protects you, your budget and your family. Whether you're just getting started in life or looking to transfer your legacy to the next generation, we can help you with the articles in this section.
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Life insurance in under 3 minutes

This brief video describes the basics of life insurance, such as the various types of life insurance, how they differ and the major items you should consider when investigating life insurance.

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Life insurance budgeting


If you are avoiding purchasing life insurance because you think you can't afford it, think again. Research shows that by eliminating some non-essential expenses, you can indeed budget for life insurance.

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Got life milestones? Get a life insurance policy review

This article discusses seven life milestones that impact your life insurance needs. Getting married, investing in a business, and planning for retirement are all cause for a policy review.

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5 beneficiary mistakes people make on their life insurance policy and retirement plans


This article discusses common mistakes people can make when specifying a beneficiary for their life insurance.

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5 common excuses that shouldn't keep you from getting the life insurance you need


This article covers five common excuses people use that prevent them from getting life insurance and refutes those excuses by providing helpful explanations.

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4 ways to get affordable life insurance

This article discusses four factors to help you get affordable life insurance, such as bundling policies, so you can start protecting the people who depend on you the most.

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3 ways you can trim your life insurance budget

Life insurance premiums are based on a variety of factors, such as age, overall health, and family history. This article discusses some ways to reduce the amount you pay.

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