• Knowing What Goes into Your Credit Score
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    Your Income Is An Asset. Protect It With Disability Insurance

    Your income is likely one of your most important assets. Without it, the ability to continue paying for other assets such as your mortgage o...

    How Does the Stock Market Work?

    By understanding how the stock market works, you can make better investment decisions. An easy way to understand the stock market is to know...

    To Buy Or Not To Buy?

    Knowing the cost of renting versus buying a home is important to understand. There are misconceptions about housing affordability. Your decision should depend on your finances, priorities and goals.

    Understanding Stocks

    As a stockholder you are a partial owner of a company. You can make money if the company distributes their profit as a dividend, or by selli...

    Zombie-Proof Your Finances

    Protect your family from the financial monsters lurking in the night with these three tips.

    Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft

    When learning how to protect yourself from identity theft, remember SCAM. Each letter represents four steps to keep in mind. Stingy. Check. Ask. Maintain. These steps may help you prevent identity theft, and by extension, financial loss and credit damage.

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  • Financial Education for Your Life
    The act of preparing for the future makes it easier to deal with all the surprises that life hands you along the way. This applies as much to financial planning as it does anything else. Whether it’s budgeting, preparing an emergency fund or thinking of alternate ways to pay for college tuition, our financial planning section can help you get started.

    Our goal at Protective is make it easy for you to protect tomorrow, so you can enjoy today and all it has to offer. We hope you’ll find the articles and videos in our financial education and planning section useful as you plan for your financial tomorrow.

    If there’s a subject you’re interested in learning more about, please let us know. You can find us on or Twitter @ProtectiveLife. We’re always refreshing the educational articles in this section, so look for for new financial education topics each month.

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