A number of people are still reluctant when it comes to life insurance, mainly because they don’t know too much about it. Life insurance doesn’t directly benefit oneself. However, it is one of the most important things you need to set up for your household, especially if you’re the breadwinner. To arm yourself with more
When I was a child, my family didn’t have much financial security. Grocery budgets were determined by whether my mom had a busy or slow night at her waitressing job. Sometimes, the utilities were turned off. There wasn’t much in the way of financial education, because my parents just didn’t know much about smart money
The impact of COVID-19 on our health, employment and economy has encouraged many to be more proactive when it comes to their finances. Two-thirds (67%) of Americans say that the pandemic has been a wake-up call for them to reevaluate their finances, according to a new study by Life Happens, a nonprofit dedicated to educating
As the COVID-19 virus raged through the northeast US in March, I received numerous calls from concerned clients pleading for information and guidance. Questions like, “Should I get out of the market?”, “Which bills should I prioritize?” and “Should I pay the rent/mortgage?” As we discussed these and other issues, I realized that we were
There are many good reasons to consider buying a life insurance policy, such as a recent marriage, a new baby, or taking on a large debt (like a house) loved ones would have trouble paying off if something happened to you. Or, perhaps you have witnessed first-hand the impact a death has on surviving family members’ finances.
Insurance protects you from life’s calamities. You want to make sure you have the right coverage so an accident, illness, or other disaster doesn’t lead to financial ruin. but how exactly can you figure out what policy is the right one? No matter what kind of insurance you’re buying—whether it’s health, home, auto, renter’s or