Life Happens

13
Mar

9 Reasons Not to Buy Life Insurance (And Why You Should Rethink Them)

9 Reasons Not to Buy Life Insurance (And Why You Should Rethink Them) From getting married to having a baby to starting a business, there are lots of reasons why you’d want to consider buying life insurance. But maybe something is holding you back from getting the coverage you know (or suspect) you need. Here are nine of the biggest

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25
Feb

Protecting What Matters Most: Your Loved Ones

Protecting What Matters Most: Your Loved Ones It’s Insure Your Love month. And what does that mean? Everyone wants the best for their family, whether that’s a spouse, children, aging parents, really anyone you need to take care of. And the numbers back that up: 81% of Americans believe their family is their most valuable asset, according to the new

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6
Feb

Life Insurance Offers Protection and Peace of Mind

Life Insurance Offers Protection and Peace of Mind Most Americans agree that preparing financially for life’s unknowns is a way to show that you care. In fact, almost 2 in 3 think that having life insurance is key to taking care of their family financially. These are just some of the findings from the “2019 Insure Your Love Consumer Survey”

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24
Jan

20 Reasons Not to Jettison Your Life Insurance After 60

20 Reasons Not to Jettison Your Life Insurance After 60 Let’s think about this: You’ve earned the majority of what you’ll ever earn over the past 40 years. You should have accumulated enough assets to retire and live happily ever after, right? The ups and downs of the financial markets, however, have been an eye opener about how uncertain your

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17
Jan

Join Life Happens and LIMRA for a Special Twitter Chat during #InsureYourLove 2019

Join Life Happens and LIMRA for a Special Twitter Chat during #InsureYourLove 2019 Join Life Happens and LIMRA representatives as we moderate a Twitter Chat focused on life insurance and how it offers protection and peace of mind. The chat is just a part of our activities during February’s Insure Your Love Month. There will be plenty of activity from

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10
Jan

No Gym Required for These (Financial) Fitness Tips

No Gym Required for These (Financial) Fitness Tips If you’re like me, your social-media feeds are jammed with headlines about getting “healthy and fit” in the new year. Of course, they’re referring to diet and exercise and common resolutions to drop pounds and work out more often. But it’s just as important to be concerned about your financial fitness—where you

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27
Nov

One of the Most Powerful Gifts You Can Give

One of the Most Powerful Gifts You Can Give On #GivingTuesday, we wanted to share a story that highlights how important your giving can be in changing a life. Prentiss Bullard says one of the most important values his father instilled in him was education. “It was my dad’s dream for me to go to college, because I’m the first-generation

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13
Nov

Free Guide to Long-Term Care and Tweetable Facts

Free Guide to Long-Term Care and Tweetable Facts It’s Long-Term Care Insurance Awareness Month—and for good reason. Many people don’t know exactly what this type of insurance is or what kind of benefits it provides. But don’t worry if you fall into the “I don’t know” category, because as part of our mission as a nonprofit is to educate consumers

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30
Oct

4 Things Life Insurance Is Not

4 Things Life Insurance Is Not Are you confused about life insurance? I don’t blame you. When I first started writing about finances more than a decade ago, my understanding of life insurance was limited. I knew about life insurance because it was offered through my employer, and I thought a $50,000 policy was a lot of money. I also

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12
Oct

Here’s What People Are Worrying About (or not) When It Comes to Finances

Here’s What People Are Worrying About (or not) When It Comes to Finances Each year Life Happens and LIMRA join forces on the Insurance Barometer Study to get the latest and greatest information about what consumers are thinking when it comes to the financial concerns that are bothering them the most as well as what types of insurance they do

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