Life Happens

21
Oct

3 Life Insurance Myths That Could Hurt Young Families

3 Life Insurance Myths That Could Hurt Young Families When you’re just starting out, it often seems that a dollar never stretches far enough. And with new commitments, such as buying your first home or having children, comes the responsibility to make sure your loved ones will be provided for financially, no matter what life may bring. If you were

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10
Oct

Engaged? 7 Financial To-Dos to Check Off Your List

Engaged? 7 Financial To-Dos to Check Off Your List You’ve picked out the rings, maybe even the venue … things are rolling toward your Big Day. But don’t forget an important element of your new life together: getting your financial lives in sync. Talking about finances with your fiancé or partner may not seem like the most romantic topic, but

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27
Sep

How Danica Patrick’s Parents Shaped Her View of Life Insurance

How Danica Patrick’s Parents Shaped Her View of Life Insurance While Danica Patrick has had life insurance since the beginning of her career as a race car driver (for obvious reasons!), she’s had a life-long understanding of its value. See why: To learn more about if life insurance is something you need, start here. Source: Life Happens How Danica Patrick’s

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15
Sep

Activity Trackers in Sync With Life Insurance

Activity Trackers in Sync With Life Insurance With 1 in 5 adults using activity trackers, we were interested to see who was up for getting rewarded for their good fitness behavior. This infographic breaks down who would share their activity tracker information for better life insurance rates and other benefits. Source: Life Happens Activity Trackers in Sync With Life Insurance

24
Aug

It’s a Risk You Don’t Have to Take

It’s a Risk You Don’t Have to Take ‘‘Driving race cars for a living means going 200 miles an hour around a track with concrete walls. I know the risks, which is why I’ve had life insurance since the start of my career. But that’s not the only reason I own it,” says Danica Patrick. Watch this video to learn

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22
Jul

The Surprising Financial Lives of Millennials

The Surprising Financial Lives of Millennials Each year Life Happens, in concert with LIMRA, take the pulse of Americans’ attitudes toward their finances and insurance in our Insurance Barometer Study. This year we took a closer look at Millennials and found that their concerns (and interest in solutions) about long-term care very interesting, even though for most it’s a long,

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13
Jul

Off the Racetrack With Danica Patrick

Off the Racetrack With Danica Patrick You may know professional race car driver Danica Patrick for her ground-breaking career on the racetrack. But this September she will also be front and center promoting the power of life insurance as the spokesperson for Life Insurance Awareness Month, which is coordinated by Life Happens. Here she opens up about life and life

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20
Jun

4 Ways to Get Financially Fit in Your 40s

4 Ways to Get Financially Fit in Your 40s Many people in their 40s are facing an uncomfortable fact: They simply aren’t where they’d hoped to be financially. Fortunately, all their life experience can help correct for past mistakes. “There’s a different trigger moment for everybody,” says Jay Howard, financial advisor and partner at MHD Financial in San Antonio, Texas.

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10
Jun

5 Ways Critical Illness Insurance Can Be a Financial Life Saver

5 Ways Critical Illness Insurance Can Be a Financial Life Saver It was a world-famous heart surgeon, Dr. Marius Barnard, who created critical illness insurance, as he saw how the financial stress that accompanied cancer, heart attack and stroke was killing his patients. This type of insurance typically gives you a lump-sum cash payment if you are diagnosed with one

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20
May

How Much Life Insurance Do You Really Need?

How Much Life Insurance Do You Really Need? Some people equate life insurance with tragedy and death. In truth, life insurance is for the living. Without it, the sudden demise of a key breadwinner could leave a family stranded without the resources to maintain their lifestyle—or even retain their home. Not so long ago, professionals recommended that families carry a

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