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Kelly Rowland Shares Her Life Insurance “Why”

Kelly Rowland Shares Her Life Insurance “Why”

You may know Kelly Rowland as an award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and humanitarian. But she’s also a mom to two young boys, and this September, she’ll join us as the spokesperson for Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM), coordinated by Life Happens, to ...
The American Dream Secured With Life Insurance

The American Dream Secured With Life Insurance

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, a time when we celebrate AAPI voices and stories and highlight how they are woven into our national fabric and the success of our country. At Life Happens, we want to pay tribute to Steven and Ngoc Anh Tang, who knew ...
16 Commonly Misunderstood Insurance Words

16 Commonly Misunderstood Insurance Words

Underwriting, premiums, contestability period—terms like these can make insurance words seem like a foreign language.  Fortunately, a good insurance professional can help you make sense of it all. So can the definitions below. We explained them in recognition of ...
Life Insurance Isn’t a Waiting Game

Life Insurance Isn’t a Waiting Game

Americans can no longer make excuses for why they haven’t purchased life insurance. According to the 2021 Insurance Barometer Study, those who are uninsured appear to want more convenience in the life insurance process, citing that they haven’t been approached about it (46%), it isn’t offered through their employer (42%), and they haven’t gotten around to it (62%) as reasons they don’t have coverage.
Women and the Life Insurance Gender Gap

Women and the Life Insurance Gender Gap

Women’s History Month is a time to reflect on women’s many contributions to American life. It’s also a time to gauge how far women have come in achieving true equality.  Many people are aware of the gender pay gap of women earning on average only 82 cents to every ...

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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 ...

3 Reasons to Give Life Insurance a Second Look

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed so much of our world, from day-to-day activities to long-range plans. But one thing hasn’t changed: the need for life insurance. If you have put off getting it—or more of it—here are three reasons to take a closer look now. 1. Life

10 Ways to Make Affordable Life Insurance a Reality

Many people are looking to trim expenses during these uncertain times. Perhaps life insurance is one area where you’re looking to economize. If so, the good news is that there are quite a few ways to get affordable life insurance. (Or to save on the coverage you ...

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 ...

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