Life Insurance for a Family of One

We spend a lot of time talking about how couples, families and businesses can protect their financial futures with life insurance. But what about if you are single—do you need life insurance, too? More...
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5 Reasons Why It’s (Super) Smart for Women to Get Life Insurance – or More of It

One of the most harrowing experiences I’ve ever had was during the sixth month of my pregnancy. My husband was out late, hadn’t called, and I was, of course, angry at his thoughtlessness. But this very evening, he had misjudged...
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Juvenile Life Insurance: The Whys and Hows

As a parent, perhaps you’ve been able to check the critical financial boxes for your family. You’ve established emergency funds, secured life and disability insurance, and are on track with your retirement goals. You may wonder, is there anything else...
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The Cost of Raising a Child AKA Why You Need Life Insurance

Each year the government publishes how much it costs to raise a child to 18. The number is staggering. It’s more money than most of us can imagine coming up with, which is why life insurance is so important. More...
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6 Reasons People Don’t Buy Life Insurance (and Why They’re Wrong)

Let’s face it. Most people put off buying life insurance for any number of reasons—if they even understand it. Take a look at this list—do any of them sound like you? More...
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3 Ways Life Insurance Can Benefit a Charity You Love

Would you like to make a charitable gift to help organizations or people in need; to support a specific cause; for recognition such as a naming opportunity at a school or university? Perhaps you would do it just for the...
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Understanding Life Insurance Ratings

Everyone who applies for life insurance is assessed for coverage. Insurers provide coverage and premium rates in accordance with an applicant’s risk level. To that end, insurance companies typically place applicants in categories relative to their risk which involves their...
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Our Time of Greatest Need

I had a great childhood. My mom was the educational director at the local nature center, and I spent a lot of time with her and all the great animals. Everything changed, though, when my mom was diagnosed with liver...
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Here’s What You Need to Know About a Long Term Care Insurance Policy

So you’ve made the decision to learn more about long-term care insurance. That’s smart, as neither health insurance nor Medicare would pay for extended long-term care services in the event that you needed them in the future. Plus, there’s about a...
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Racing to Insure: 8 Questions for LIAM’s Danica Patrick

One person with her own compelling story is Danica Patrick, a professional racecar driver that the non-profit organization Life Happens — coordinator of the annual life insurance awareness campaign — appointed as LIAM’s 2016 spokesperson last June. Patrick’s off-the-racetrack mission is to...
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