Buying life insurance is like sending a love note from the Great Beyond, like a final gift to our loved ones saying, “I would give anything in the world to be with you, but since I can’t, I’ll do what I can and that’s making sure you’re taken care of financially.”
At the age of 19, I lost my mother to cancer. Because she had no life insurance, I experienced many financial hardships and found myself in desperate need of college funding. That’s when I came across the LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program and applied. From the moment I was awarded the $7,500 scholarship last year, my life had made a complete turn, and I’ve been sent on an impeccable journey I never thought possible.
Editor’s note: Smoking is an expensive habit, given that a pack of cigarettes can cost anywhere from $5 in Kentucky to $14 in New York, but there are many other hidden costs, like the extra $50,000+ you might need to spend on life insurance over a 20 year term. The good news, after quitting for […]
What a great year it’s been. We’re so glad that so many of you come to the blog, read, comment, share and contribute. To end the year, we wanted to share some of the top posts on The Insurance Word—posts that spurred strong opinions, comments and a lot of views. Enjoy if you haven’t already […]
We’ve all spent a lot of time over the past few days “consuming” … turkey, pie, football games, irresistible items on Black Friday, awesome online deals on Cyber Monday. Now it’s time to balance it all out. No, I’m not talking about dieting or stopping shopping, I’m talking about giving. Today is #GivingTuesday, a national […]