If you are concerned about outliving your savings, perhaps an income annuity will fit your needs. An annuity can offer a guaranteed lifetime income that you can’t outlive.
From getting married to having a baby to starting a business, there are lots of reasons why you’d want to consider buying life insurance. But maybe something is holding you back from getting the coverage you know (or suspect) you need.
Here are nine of the biggest reasons you’ll hear for not buying life insurance—and why you shouldn’t let them hold you back from considering coverage.
But so many people don’t seem to be getting that message. Only four in 10 are protecting their family with an individual life insurance policy. In fact, a third of Americans say that life insurance is a low or is not a priority when starting a family, according to this same study.
Most Americans agree that preparing financially for life’s unknowns is a way to show that you care. In fact, almost 2 in 3 think that having life insurance is key to taking care of their family financially. These are just some of the findings from the “2019 Insure Your Love Consumer Survey” by Life Happens.
Most people think of life insurance only when they want to protect their family and provide a source of replacement income in the event of their death. They don’t think of it as a buffer to replace lost assets due to market volatility—for example, the market goes south and you die before you have the time to rebuild or replace the lost assets.