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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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Life Insurance Basics

Affordable life insurance: Dispelling the "too expensive" myth

Most people believe life insurance is important but way too expensive. Take a closer look and see how affordable life insurance can be.

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Avoid derailing your life insurance claim

Avoid these four common mistakes that could prevent your beneficiary from receiving your death benefits.

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Can I buy life insurance if I have health issues?

There are a multitude of factors that determine whether you are 'insurable' or not, and they vary by insurance company. Just because you have a health issue, doesn't necessarily mean you can't get insurance coverage.

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Can you cash out a life insurance policy?

You can take out a loan against the cash value of your permanent life insurance policy, but there are important things you need to know, like loan repayment, before doing so.

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Common life insurance questions for different stages in life


As you travel through various stages of life, your needs change. These changes can ultimately affect your life insurance needs. Review your current stage and ensure you have the right coverage in place.

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Considerations for finding affordable life insurance with a pre-existing condition


If you have a pre-existing condition and want to purchase life insurance, you may still be able to obtain coverage.

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Cost of life insurance

Most people overestimate the true cost of life insurance. Here’s how to get smarter about what works for your budget.

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