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Life Insurance Basics

Looking to set yourself up for future financial successes? If so, consider starting with life insurance.

At its most basic level, a life insurance policy is a promise between you and an insurance company that will provide your beneficiary with a sum of money upon your death.

The bottom line? A life insurance policy could help provide economic security for your loved ones and put your mind at ease. These resources can help you learn the basics.

What is Life Insurance?

Learn what life insurance is and its role in helping provide protection and peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

Why Life Insurance is Important

A simple list of reasons to help you understand the importance of life insurance protection and how it can protect you and your loved ones.

How Does Life Insurance Work?

Learn everything you need to know to answer the question “How Does Life Insurance Work"?

What Does Life Insurance Cover?

Find out what life insurance covers (and what it doesn’t) so you can be well-informed as you help protect your family’s finances.

How Much Does a Funeral Cost?

The loss of a loved one is challenging emotionally and financially. Learn how much a funeral and burial can cost.

How Life Insurance Help Protect a Mortgage

If you did pass unexpectedly, would your spouse, significant other or beneficiaries be able to cover your mortgage costs and upkeep?

Potential Advantages of Life Insurance

Learn about the benefits and advantages of having life insurance protection for you and your loved ones.

Do I Need Life Insurance?

You may wonder if you need life insurance. Learn about scenarios where coverage may be beneficial for you.

Employer-Provided Life Insurance Coverage

Your employer may have a group life insurance policy that covers you. Find out if that coverage is sufficient for your needs.

When Should I Get Life Insurance?

When should you get life insurance? The answer isn’t the same for everyone and depends on a number of details.

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

Learn about how much coverage could be right for you, so loved ones can thrive in your absence.

Life Insurance Calculator

This helpful calculator helps assess how much coverage you may need. 

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