Jeff Rose

Jeff Rose is a Certified Financial Planner and Iraqi combat veteran. He is the author of the best-selling book Soldier of Finance and blogs regularly at Good Financial Cents and Life Insurance By Jeff.

September 25, 2014

Completely, Totally Not Enough Life Insurance

Before I passed any judgment, I wanted to hear more about his rationale as to why he only had the $10,000. He said that he figured the $10,000 would be enough to bury him so that his kids wouldn’t have to worry about paying for a funeral.

That’s fair, but what about your house? What about your kids’ college? What about your wife trying to take care of raising your young kids? Don’t you think that losing your income would have an impact on her and how she would raise your children? I tried to press that a little bit, but not to the point of making him feel that he was stupid. Truth be told, I kind of thought he was, but I still like him.

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April 25, 2013

Woops: Don't Let Your Life Insurance Policy Lapse

Everyone knows that sinking feeling when you realize that you forgot to take care of an important item. It could be something as minor as forgetting to set the DVR for your favorite reality TV show. Or it could be something major such as leaving the house with a pot of boiling water on the […]

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October 16, 2012

There's No Excuse—Really!

The reality is that over two-thirds of those who do have life insurance are paying less than $100 a month to have it, and just under half are paying less than $50 a month.

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