While it’s encouraging that three out of four Americans have some form of life insurance, 30% rely solely on group life policies, which may not adequately cover their needs in times of uncertainty.
In fact, 44% of American households would face significant financial hardship within six months if they lost the primary wage earner in the family. 28% would reach this point in only one month. This statistic alone underscores the importance of having the right type and amount of life insurance to safeguard your loved ones from unexpected loss.
Remember, life insurance is a financial safety net, providing peace of mind during challenging times. It offers comprehensive protection to cover various expenses, such as mortgage payments, daily living costs, educational expenses, and future goals after your passing.
During Life Insurance Awareness Month, I urge you to review your life insurance coverage and assess whether it aligns with your current needs and goals. If you still need to secure a policy, I would be happy to assist you in finding the right one.
Here are some key considerations:
- Coverage amount – Evaluate how much you need and whether your current amount is sufficient to maintain your family’s lifestyle, pay off outstanding debts, and provide for future expenses.
- Policy types – Understand the different life insurance policies available, such as term and permanent life insurance. Each offers unique features and benefits, so choosing one that suits your specific circumstances is essential.
- Beneficiary designations – Ensure your policy’s beneficiary designations accurately reflect your intentions. Life changes, such as marriage, divorce, or the birth of a child, may require updates to your beneficiary information.
- Regular reviews – Life insurance needs evolve, so review your coverage periodically. Major life events, such as the birth of a child or a change in employment, may necessitate adjustments to your policy.
I’m here to assist you in understanding your life insurance options. If you’d like to schedule a complimentary policy review or discuss your needs further, please don’t hesitate to reply to this email or give the office a call.
As always, thank you for your continued trust. It’s a privilege to serve you.