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I didn’t buy life insurance for years thanks to 3 misleading myths, but I’m so glad I finally did

Africa Jackson •
Business Insider
Mother With Baby Working In Office At Home

Our generation wasn’t really taught about life insurance. Of course, most of us grew up seeing Alex Trebek’s insurance commercials, but his important message was targeting our parents and grandparents, not us kids. Before my son was born, I didn’t realize there was a difference between life insurance and health insurance. It sounds silly when


7 important steps to take in the year before you retire

Jane Bennett Clark, Senior Editor, and Kiplinger's Personal Finance •
Senior couple paying bills at home

You wouldn’t dream of running a marathon without undergoing months of training. Or heading into the wilderness without making sure you have adequate provisions. Or betting your life savings on a business venture you haven’t thoroughly researched. But when it comes to entering retirement—when a failure to plan can have devastating consequences—a surprising number of