It’s stories like these—realLIFEstories—that help us all understand what insurance really does and why we need to take action now to get the insurance coverage we need to protect our loved ones financially. That’s why each year LIFE asks insurance agents and advisors to submit stories of their own to the LIFE Foundation’s realLIFEstories Client Service Recognition Program.
September is Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM), and it is time to take personal financial responsibility to determine if life insurance should be part of your planning and how much is appropriate. Whether you choose to research online or pick up the phone to call your agent or advisor, now is the time to take action. Do it today!
Both of these students, are recipients of $7,500 scholarships from the LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program, which helps college-bound students who are experiencing financial difficulties due to a parent dying and leaving little or no life insurance. You can help them along by voting for who should receive the $15,000 Video Scholarship.
“Life happens at the most unexpected of times, and life insurance is about protecting the future and the people you love. Remember, if something happens and you haven’t done the planning, the people you leave behind will feel the brunt of your mistakes,” says Boomer Esiason, MVP quarterback and radio and TV broadcaster, who will be the spokesperson for Life Insurance Awareness Month this September.
If it’s been some time since you and your husband had the “life insurance talk,” then let Father’s Day serve as the incentive to sit down and do the numbers. Use the following scenarios as a starting point to evaluate the type and amount of coverage your husband currently carries and consider if it’s enough.