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Life Insurance for Cancer Survivors

Life Insurance for Cancer Survivors

Shopping for life insurance coverage after beating cancer can seem overwhelming or intimidating, but the good news is that the process can often be easier than you think and a policy will provide an invaluable peace of mind for both you and your family. Learn more...

What to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

What to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

While it may be difficult to imagine now, planning for long-term care costs is an important part of any financial planning as there’s a good chance you’ll need some sort of help later in life. In this article, we can help you better understand long-term care insurance...

Life Insurance for Diabetics

Life Insurance for Diabetics

Obtaining life insurance with a disease like diabetes can seem intimidating, but it can often be easier—and more affordable—than you think. Many of the trusted insurance companies we work with take into account your overall health, not just your diabetes diagnosis,...

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Can you get life insurance if you’re overweight?

Can you get life insurance if you’re overweight?

While a life insurance policy might be more expensive for those classified as overweight or obese, there’s a good chance you can still find coverage. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the average male is about 5’7 and weighs about 198 lbs....

Life Insurance for Cancer Survivors

Life Insurance for Cancer Survivors

Shopping for life insurance coverage after beating cancer can seem overwhelming or intimidating, but the good news is that the process can often be easier than you think and a policy will provide an invaluable peace of mind for both you and your family. Learn more...

Life Insurance for Diabetics

Life Insurance for Diabetics

Obtaining life insurance with a disease like diabetes can seem intimidating, but it can often be easier—and more affordable—than you think. Many of the trusted insurance companies we work with take into account your overall health, not just your diabetes diagnosis,...

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How Sleep Apnea Can Affect Life Insurance Rates

How Sleep Apnea Can Affect Life Insurance Rates

Sleep apnea can bring on a multitude of complications, including uncontrollable snoring and being completely exhausted throughout the day, but this sleep disorder can also impact your ability to get life insurance. If you have sleep apnea and are looking for life...

How to Compare the Costs Between Term vs. Whole Life Insurance

How to Compare the Costs Between Term vs. Whole Life Insurance

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to shopping for life insurance and it can feel intimidating at first. A simple place to start is determining what kind of life insurance you’re looking for. The two main types of life insurance are term life insurance and whole...

Is life insurance through work enough?

Is life insurance through work enough?

Life insurance through work—also known as group life insurance—is much like guaranteed issue life insurance and is a popular benefit offered by many employers that works similarly to an individual policy. While group life insurance through work can be an affordable...

Final Expense Articles

What is burial insurance?

What is burial insurance?

Burial insurance—also known as final expense insurance—is an affordable way to make sure your funeral costs, credit card debt and other expenses don’t fall on your loved ones after you’re gone. While the cost of your funeral might not be something you’re currently...

How to Get Life Insurance With a Chronic Illness

How to Get Life Insurance With a Chronic Illness

Individuals with a chronic illness often assume it’s extremely hard or impossible to find life insurance, but that isn’t necessarily always the case. While an increasing number of adults are living with obesity, asthma, cancer, high blood pressure, depression, sleep...

Life Insurance for Each Phase of Life

Life Insurance for Each Phase of Life

Life insurance is a sure way to guarantee your loved ones are financially secure should the unexpected happen—no matter your age. Whether you’re nearing retirement, relishing in some time off or are still finding enjoyment at work, it’s never too late to consider...

Permanent Life Insurance Articles

What to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

What to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

While it may be difficult to imagine now, planning for long-term care costs is an important part of any financial planning as there’s a good chance you’ll need some sort of help later in life. In this article, we can help you better understand long-term care insurance...

Buying Life Insurance for Children

Buying Life Insurance for Children

Life insurance is meant to ensure your family and loved ones who rely on your income can pay the bills, cover the cost of final expenses and continue living their lives without the stress of money. While children are not typically “breadwinners” for their family,...

Life Insurance for Grandchildren

Life Insurance for Grandchildren

Being a grandparent is one of life’s greatest gifts. And while it’s fun to shower them with toys and clothes, grandparents can play a significant role in setting their grandchildren up for the future. Purchasing a life insurance policy for your grandchildren could...

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