Insurance – Life Insurance

Get Life Insurance Free (And Hope You Don’t Need It)

Get Life Insurance Free (And Hope You Don’t Need It)
MassMutual, one of the largest life insurance companies in the world, is offering $50,000 worth of free life insurance to working families with children. Called the Lifebridge program, the 10-year term life policy is issued in the name of one parent or guardian. If that parent dies during the term, the money is placed in a trust to be used for the education of the children. Covered expenses include books, tuition, fees, and room and board. The types

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Seven Insurance Policies That Aren’t Worth the Money

Seven Insurance Policies That Aren’t Worth the Money
Insurance isn't meant for the little hassles in life, but for the big events that can derail you financially. "Insurance is meant to protect against the really big stuff that rains down upon you," insurance agent Alan Canton tells WalletPop. But even Canton, and a handful of other insurance agents WalletPop spoke with, know that not all insurance policies are created equally. Here are seven policies they say aren't worth the money: "Mini-Med" Insurance

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8 things you should pay for – no matter what

8 things you should pay for – no matter what
Hard times make for hard choices -- especially when it comes to prioritizing which bills get paid, when what you have is not enough to cover all your expenses. But there are some bills it behooves you to keep high on the priority list. A Tennessee homeowner found out the hard way this month when his house caught fire and the firefighters arrived. All he could do was just stand there and watch as his home burned to the ground -- with his pets inside.

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More Than Half of U.S. Households Lack Life Insurance: Survey

More Than Half of U.S. Households Lack Life Insurance: Survey
More than half of all American households don't have life insurance, potentially jeopardizing millions of families' financial security in the event of a loved one's death. According to a survey from LIMRA, a financial services industry group, the percentage of U.S. households with life insurance coverage stands at the lowest level in 50 years. LIMRA reports that only 44% of U.S. households own an individual life insurance policy, which gives a cash

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