But assuming you’ll rely on a crowdfunding site if tragedy befalls? Which would you prefer during a time of intense stress—a new technology that enables panicked fundraising by your grieving family, or a time-tested financial tool that delivers funds immediately to your beneficiaries in a cash lump sum to pay immediate expenses, such as the funeral and burial, and in addition, all the day-to-day bills and debts that will have to be paid as life continues on.
One recent college grad recently confessed to me that he hadn’t elected into any of his employee benefits at the dream job he got in his field because “my dad takes care of that.” He was shocked to learn what he was missing out on!
If this devastating experience has taught me anything, it is this: financial planning for these situations is absolutely invaluable. I won’t soon forget the stress and despair that I have experienced, and I now realize that to have a life insurance policy is to throw your surviving family members a crucial lifeline. Though no one can ever prepare you for the trauma of losing a parent, life insurance allows you to grieve without the constant stress of financial burden, and for that reason, it is an absolutely essential precaution.
n this Instagram-able world, when it comes to attributes we look for in a romantic partner, we might think “looks” and “style” would come up at the very top of the list. Not so.
Join Life Happens as we moderate a Twitter Chat focused around romance, couples and finances during Insure Your Love Month. We anticipate plenty of activity from consumers, the media, insurance companies, agents and advisors. We hope the chat helps promote how important financial fitness, including having adequate life insurance, is for couples. Date: Wednesday, Feb. 14 […]