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Category: Life Insurance

Is Final Expense Insurance Right for Me?

Final expense insurance may be the right choice for seniors who want to cover their final expenses. Also referred to as burial insurance or funeral insurance, it is a type of life insurance policy designed to cover final disposition and funeral services after death. Funeral and burial expenses have been rapidly rising for the past 30 years. Families have paid an average of $7,848 for...

How to Plan for the Future You Want

October is Financial Planning Month. This is a time when we are reminded to prepare budgets and keep spending in check during the holiday season. Our approach to financial planning can depend on our phase of life. Still, the earlier we begin planning and saving for the future, the easier it will be to make our targets. Steps to Improve Your Financial Situation Take the...

Pros & Cons of Convertible Life Insurance

When you are shopping for life insurance, a convertible term policy may be a good option. Convertible term life insurance is a type of term life policy with a rider giving the policyholder the option to convert to permanent life insurance later. Although it offers several benefits, convertible life insurance may have certain disadvantages. Why Convert From Term to Permanent Life Insurance? Term life insurance...

Do Graduate Students Need Life Insurance?

Obtaining a graduate degree may be the right choice to increase your earning potential and advance your career. If you have decided to go to graduate school, life insurance may be the last thing on your mind. Nevertheless, it may be a smart move for a full-time or part-time graduate student. Students in grad school tend to be older with more responsibilities than undergraduates. They...

Is Universal Life Insurance Right for Me?

Universal life insurance is a type of permanent life insurance that provides lifetime coverage as long as you pay your premiums. Like other permanent life insurance, it has a cash value element that can be used for different purposes. Universal life differs from whole life in that it allows you to lower or raise your premiums within certain limits and offers more flexibility. How Does...