The truth is: If you work and rely on your paycheck, you should have a backup plan. That plan is disability insurance. It provides you an income if you’re unable to work due to an accident or illness. Nothing else does that.
Becoming disabled and unable to work might a great deal more serious than dying in terms of financial disruption for a family.
If you had met me in the summer of 2003, my life would have appeared pretty much like yours—or your neighbor’s or sister’s or friend’s. I was a wife and a mother who was working full time and taking care of her family. Balancing the demands of all those roles was difficult sometimes, but I […]
Let’s get to the point. If you have a job and depend on that income to pay for all of life’s necessities, you need disability insurance. Sounds straightforward, right? But when only about a third of working Americans have this important coverage, there is definitely room for clearing up some misconceptions. Here are 10 facts […]
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