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Join Life Happens’ Twitter Chat for Insure Your Love

Join Life Happens’ Twitter Chat for Insure Your Love

Join Life Happens for a Twitter Chat during Insure Your Love month this February. We’ll discuss new data that shows Americans are shifting their priorities and focusing on financial security in response to COVID-19. The pandemic has helped many of us appreciate the
Why Single People Need Life Insurance

Why Single People Need Life Insurance

Many people wonder if single people need life insurance. It’s easy to believe the answer is “no.” After all, the main purpose of life insurance is to provide cash to your family if you were to pass away. So it seems logical to think you don’t need life insurance if
8 Small Steps Toward Financial Protection

8 Small Steps Toward Financial Protection

About half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Along with exercising more and eating better, many people aim to get a better handle on their finances.  If you’re in that camp, we’re here to help. Here are some surefire steps to create a more financially ...
What to Know About Life Insurance for Diabetics

What to Know About Life Insurance for Diabetics

Many people falsely believe that life insurance for diabetics doesn’t exist. In reality, there are quite a few life insurance options for the 34.2 million Americans who have diabetes. While diabetes remains a health challenge for many, it is still very possible to ...
10 Advantages of Hybrid Life Insurance with Long-Term Care

10 Advantages of Hybrid Life Insurance with Long-Term Care

You probably know about hybrid cars. But do you know about about hybrid life insurance?  This coverage combines long-term care and life insurance into one policy. Like hybrid cars, these hybrid policies are increasingly popular. That's because they have some unique
Life Insurance From Your Employer Usually Isn’t Enough

Life Insurance From Your Employer Usually Isn’t Enough

Life insurance from your employer is a valued benefit for millions of American workers.  Employer life insurance is a form of group life insurance that’s offered to you and your coworkers. It’s typically a set dollar amount at smaller companies and a multiple of ...

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COVID-19 Is Prompting Families to Rethink Their Finances

COVID-19 has led families to cancel travel plans, get (semi!) comfortable with homeschooling kids and deal with all kinds of other inconveniences. As if that weren’t enough, it’s also making many families take a closer look at their finances and make sometimes ...

Lasting Change

At the core of our non-profit mission at Life Happens is financial education. We know that the financial security that comes with both knowledge and action is empowering and promotes freedom and equality. We also know we have a role to play in helping the Black ...

It’s Time for Change

Life Happens stands against all forms of racism and injustice and in solidarity with the Black community. Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve taken the time to reflect on our organization, our mission as an educational nonprofit and our role in the broader ...

4 Steps You Can Take to Feel More in Control Now

COVID-19 has upended life as we know it for millions of people around the world. Many of us—including the young and healthy—are seriously contemplating our mortality for the first time. As the parent of a toddler, with a baby on the way, I’m definitely in this ...

Life (Insurance) in the Time of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread, we’ve been bombarded with reminders of our own mortality. It has reinforced the idea that illness and death can come at any time, and that has some people thinking seriously about life insurance. If you’re wondering if you have ...

A Financial Lifeline You May Have Forgotten About

So much has happened in the last few days and weeks that I feel like months have passed. Social distancing is now on everyone’s lips. And the goal is noble: flatten “the curve” and prevent more people from getting sick from the Coronavirus. The impact, though, is ...

5 Reasons Why Having Life Insurance Is Good for You

We get it: No one wants to think about death—for us or the ones we love. And a lot of people equate life insurance with death. And while it IS there if the worst were to happen, it can also do so many other things, and doesn’t have to break your budget while doing ...

4 End-of-Life Documents and Why You Need Them?

Most of us aren't keen to think about the end of life—especially our own. But discussing the need for and understanding end-of-life planning documents is important for all of us. So, what are these documents and why do you need them? Here’s a summary: 1. Durable ...

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