Estate Planning

Estate planning checklist: 9 steps to prepare

Is an estate plan right for you and your family? It’s a great question and possibly one of the most important questions you can ask. That’s because an estate plan outlines your wishes, usually allowing your assets and debts to be easily settled for your family in the event of your death. An estate plan […]

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Why Getting a Mortgage May Mean It’s Time to Consider Life Insurance

Becoming a homeowner is a big step that comes with many new costs and financial responsibilities. In addition to your monthly mortgage payment, you’re now on the hook for home repairs and maintenance. And while this change may feel overwhelming, it’s a great time (while your finances are top of mind) to think about another […]

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10 Things You Never Knew About Life Insurance

Life insurance might not sound like the most exciting topic, but it’s an important one. Life insurance is valuable protection for your family. Its important to understand the ins and outs of this important coverage and what it can do to help provide security for your family today and for the years ahead. However, many […]

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Baby on board? What you need to know about life insurance when you’re expecting.

Cloth or disposable diapers? Breastfeed or bottle? Pregnancy is an exciting time that comes with a lot of questions about your future with your new baby. One topic you might be pondering as a parent-to-be is life insurance. You’re about to bring a brand new person who will depend on you into the world, making […]

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Is Life Insurance Through Work Enough?

Life insurance is a popular benefit for many American workers. If that includes you, you may be wondering if it provides enough coverage. The amount of life insurance right for you depends on your age, goals and budget. Carefully evaluate your own circumstances to determine if life insurance through work is sufficient for your needs. What […]

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What Is Estate Planning? What You Need to Know to Plan for the Future

While estate planning might not exactly be a topic you’re looking forward to facing, it’s a crucial part of financial planning to consider. Let’s face it: Life events happen whether we want them to or not, and sometimes, these situations feel too overwhelming to comprehend, such as who will make end-of-life decisions for you. One […]

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Life Insurance – The Missing Piece in Your Financial Plan

When you consider your financial plan, you probably think about savings, debts and investments. But if that’s where your list ends, a critical piece may be missing from your personal financial portfolio — life insurance. This important safeguard can be seen as an investment for your family. Just as you might go to college and […]

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Life Insurance Guide for New Parents: Tips for Your Growing Family

Welcoming your first child is a joyous occasion, filled with excitement and a packed to-do list. In between the diaper changes, feedings and trying to get a few precious hours of shuteye, don’t forget one important task that may not be on your radar: life insurance. The first time you looked at your bundle of […]

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The Sooner, the Better — Why You Need Life Insurance Now

On your long list of to-dos, getting life insurance might keep falling to the bottom. You know it’s important to put this crucial safeguard in place for your family, but maybe you keep putting it off until another day. While it’s easy to delay this critical task, the answer to the question of when you […]

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A Guide to Life Insurance for Newlyweds & Married Couples

You’ve tied the knot, and now you’re ready to embark on your new life as a married couple. Once you’ve returned from your honeymoon, you may think settling into happily ever after is the only thing left on your to-do list. But in addition to sending out thank you cards and enjoying all those new […]

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