Lets say you are incapacitated by an accident or illness, this document allows the person you’ve chosen to act for you—and quickly. That can help you avoid a lot of problems, including hard-to-get guardianship and conservatorship rights. (If you are unsure of what either of these two terms means, this article makes it clear.)
Death is inevitable and, regardless of how you feel about that, there will be family left behind who will have to manage “your estate.” Now the word estate may conjure up images of Downton Abbey or an oil baron’s fortune, but if you are leaving anything behind, that is your “estate.”
We have finally come to the end of a long, but very worthwhile process—the total and complete overhaul of our website. And as I attempt to boil the last year down into a blog post, I hope you find the process enlightening, and get a sense as to the thinking that drove this process.
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.