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Task: Understanding Life Insurance
An overview of how Life Insurance works, why you might need it, and how to get it.
A Realistic Way To Find Out How Much Life Insurance You Need
There are several kinds of Life Insurance, but the idea is always the same: If the policy is active, your beneficiaries get a sum...
Task: Organize The Details About Your Money & Assets
Check out this short video from Everplans co-CEO Abby Schneiderman, and start organizing your finances.
What You Need To Organize During And After A Divorce
Divorce is always difficult and complicated, but there are ways to make the logistics a bit more manageable.
Some Of The Weirdest Official Ways To Get Sick Or Die
Beware of macaws, unruly neighbors, and spacecraft fires.
6 Things People Never Budget For
Don’t get taken by surprise when these expenses creep up on you.
All You Need To Know About Organizing Important Documents
Our endgame is simple: Make all the paperwork in your life manageable so you don’t overwhelm the people you leave behind.
Beat The Post-Summer Blues With This Simple Planning Guide
Ease your way back into the work routine with these planning tips.
Get Help Finding The Right Life Insurance
Understand the basics before purchasing a policy.
USA Today: Everything You Need To Know About Life Insurance
USA Today offers up a long story, at least by USA Today standards, called "Knowing when you need life insurance." No...
Movies That Make Insurance Agents Extremely Nervous
Hulk smash property insurance premiums.
Hawaii Five-0 Lets Carol Burnett Live
Book 'em, Planno! (Instead of Danno...we were making a planning pun...forget it...just read the awesome article now.)
Death Doesn't Eliminate All Student Loans
College Loans from private lenders can haunt cosigners for the rest of their lives.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Life Insurance?
Life Insurance is all about peace of mind and protecting your family’s financial future if something happens to you, but how much...
Acronym Quiz: Estate Planning Term Or Fictitious Organizatio
Is it an eldercare term or a super villain organization? A medical document or monsters who live in sewers? Acronyms...
How To Find Unclaimed Or Forgotten Money
Ever forgotten to cash a check? Or have no idea if you were named as a life insurance beneficiary? You’re not alone.
Think You Don't Need Life Insurance? You're Wrong.
For a few bucks a month, you could save your family hundreds of thousands in debt.
All You Need To Know About Life Insurance
The primary purpose of Life Insurance, as with any insurance, is peace of mind. If you should suddenly or unexpectedly shuffle...
How To Choose A Life Insurance Agent
The right agent will help you determine the type of Life Insurance you need at a price you can afford. Plus, being comfortable...
The Benefits And Drawbacks Of Term Life Insurance
A Term policy is like renting Life Insurance for a set amount of time. It's more affordable than Permanent Insurance but will...
The Benefits And Drawbacks Of Permanent Life Insurance
Permanent Life Insurance (also known as Whole Life Insurance) lasts for your entire life and never expires. In addition,...
How To Name Life Insurance Beneficiaries
The Beneficiaries named in your Life Insurance policy are the people who will receive the payout when you die. Choose wisely.
A Complete Overview of Life Insurance Riders
Riders are additional provisions added to Insurance policies, usually at a cost, that customize a standard policy so it...
How To Understand The Accelerated Death Benefit Rider
An Accelerated Death Benefit rider is a provision in a Life Insurance policy that can provide financial assistance in the event...
What's A “Double Indemnity” Life Insurance Rider?
An Accidental Death Benefit Rider is a provision in a Life Insurance policy that can provide an additional payment if your death...
What's A Family Income Benefit Rider?
The family income benefit rider of a Life Insurance policy specifies that you’d like benefits to be paid out in installments over...
What's A Long-Term Care Rider?
A Long-Term Care rider is a provision attached to a Life Insurance policy to add coverage for potential long-term care needs that...
How Long-Term Care Insurance (LTC) Can Save Your Life
Long-Term Care Insurance (LTC) can provide care and services if you should become unable to manage your own care due to disabling...
What Is An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)?
An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT) is used to avoid estate taxes on insurance payouts.
Financial And Insurance Documents You Need To Share
For various financial accounts and holdings, and for different legal arrangements, you'll need to gather different types of...
How To Locate Lost Insurance Policies
If you think or know someone who recently died had Life Insurance, but you can’t find the actual policy, here's where to look.
Locating Important Documents, Files, And Account Information
Before you begin settling the estate and sorting out the affairs of the person who died, you’ll want to collect some key...
Who Should Buy Life Insurance?
For many people, Life Insurance can fill an important role in the financial protection of spouses and children, and can also help...
How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?
To figure out how much Life Insurance you should purchase, consider how much money your family will need in order to live...
How Does Life Insurance Work?
The primary purpose of Life Insurance, as with any insurance, is peace of mind.
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Become Your Family's Life Insurance Hero
We believe that life insurance can make a huge difference both before a death (in the form of peace-of-mind) and after a...
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