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What Is Cash Value Life Insurance?

Understanding different types of life insurance policies and their unique benefits will help you choose the right option for you and your family. Term life insurance provides coverage for a limited amount of time and/or amount of benefit. Term insurance has no cash value.In contrast, whole life insurance1 is coverage that is in place your entire life, and it offers unique benefits, including the ability to accumulate...

Can I Buy My Parents Life Insurance?

Picture this: You’re sitting down with your parents reviewing their will and other important documents, and you realize they don’t have life insurance.1 For some, this might not be hard to imagine – you may have experienced it already.Life insurance is important for everyone, not just those with families or businesses. That’s because life insurance is for the living and can help protect and provide for...

Quiz: Life Insurance Myths

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions out there about life insurance, and you’ve probably heard most of them. We’ve put together a quick quiz to test your knowledge and help you better understand this important financial product. Give it a shot, and see if you’ve got the straight scoop on life insurance. Let's get started! How Well Do You Know Life Insurance?Question 1:...

How Long Does Term Life Insurance Last?

Here’s an obvious statement: day-to-day living costs add up fast. That’s why life insurance is so important. It allows you to protect your loved ones when you’re gone.Think of the impact of losing not only your income but all the other contributions you make to the family.Could they cover the mortgage or monthly bills without you?Do you have enough saved to pay for funeral expenses?What...

Is Life Insurance Taxable?

Life insurance is a great way to ensure financial security for your loved ones. However, one question that often arises is whether or not life insurance proceeds are taxable. In general, life insurance proceeds are not taxable, but there are some exceptions to the rule, so let’s explore how different types of policies may be treated for tax purposes. When Is Life Insurance Not Taxable?The...

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