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Important facts about life insurance

A little bit of education can go a long way in understanding how life insurance protects you, your budget and your family. Whether you're just getting started in life or looking to transfer your legacy to the next generation, we can help you with the articles in this section.
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Frequently asked questions about life insurance

The questions and answers in this article are designed to help you with some of the basic questions asked by many people when trying to understand life insurance.

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Get a better understanding of your medical exam

Some life insurance plans require a medical exam when you apply. This article explains what to expect with your exam and what comes next.

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How quickly are life insurance claims paid?

Life insurance companies work hard to ensure your benefits are paid in a quick and timely matter.

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Insurable interest is a safeguard against fraud

It’s possible -- but not likely -- for a life insurance policy to be purchased on you without you knowing due to safeguards like insurable interest.

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Know what these terms mean before applying for any type of life insurance coverage


Insurance policy language can be a bit challenging, but it's important to understand a few policy definitions. Learn these terms and be prepared to begin the policy application process.

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Life insurance and long-term disability

There are life insurance policy riders which can be included within a policy that may be able to help in certain events where you become very ill or disabled.

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Life insurance proceeds

There are ways to specify how you want beneficiaries to inherit life insurance proceeds - per stirpes or per capita.

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