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Study Finds COVID-19 Spurs Greater Interest in Life Insurance

Nearly one third of consumers (31%) say COVID-19 has made it more likely they will purchase life insurance within the next 12 months, according to initial findings from the 2021 Insurance Barometer Study.

Traditional Milestones Continue to Shift as Americans Enter 2021 With a New Outlook on Life, Love and Life Insurance

Nearly six in 10 (59%) Americans are planning to make “carpe diem” their new mantra after the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study, “Life’s New Appreciations” by Life Happens, a nonprofit dedicated to educating consumers about the importance of life insurance and other related products for sound financial planning.

Industry Associations Unite to Help Address the Life Insurance Coverage Gap in the United States

Seven U.S. life insurance trade associations today announced they are pooling their resources to support the efforts of life insurers and financial security professionals as they help Americans get life insurance coverage and the certainty it provides at a time of great financial insecurity for many Americans.

Life Happens’ 2020 Life Lessons Scholarship Program Supports the Education of 48 Students, By Awarding Over $350,000 in Scholarships

Life Happens, a nonprofit dedicated to educating consumers about the importance of life insurance and other related products for sound financial planning, announces the recipients of the 2020 Life Lessons Scholarship Program. This year, the nonprofit has awarded a record $351,000 in scholarships to a total of 48 incoming and current college students in the U.S. who lost a parent or guardian who had little or no life insurance.

The Time is Now for Life Insurance: Life Happens & Brooke Shields Kick-Off Life Insurance Awareness Month

Brooke Shields returns as the spokesperson for Life Happens, a nonprofit dedicated to educating consumers about the importance of life insurance and other related products for sound financial planning. During September’s Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM), Life Happens and Brooke Shields will join together to emphasize the value of life insurance.

Life Happens Launches COVID-19 Financial Relief Scholarship for U.S. Students

Life Happens, a nonprofit dedicated to educating consumers about the importance of life insurance and other related products, launches a COVID-19 Relief Scholarship, an extension of its annual Life Lessons Scholarship Program, to provide financial aid to college or college-bound students in the U.S. who have experienced the death of a parent or guardian due to COVID-19 with little or no life insurance in place.

Life Happens Announces Two Grand Prize Scholarship Recipients

Life Happens is proud to announce our two top prize winners of this year’s Life Lessons Scholarship Program: Mya Mercer and Zoe Mulzet. Thanks to a charitable grant from the MDRT Foundation, Life Happens was able to award scholarships to two deserving applicants. More winners from our scholarship partners will be announced later this year.

COVID-19 Sparks New Family Conversations Around Financial Matters

Two-thirds (67%) of Americans say that the pandemic has been a wake-up call for them to reevaluate their finances, according to a new study by Life Happens, a nonprofit dedicated to educating consumers about the importance of life insurance and other related products for sound financial planning.

Brooke Shields Is Back: Partnering With Nonprofit Life Happens for Another Year to Emphasize the Importance of Life Insurance

Life Happens, a national nonprofit dedicated to educating consumers about the importance of life insurance and other related products for sound financial planning, announces today it has continued its partnership with actress, model, designer, wife and mother Brooke Shields for a second year to instill the value of life insurance for U.S consumers.

2020 Insurance Barometer Study Reveals a Significant Decline in Life Insurance Ownership Over the Past Decade

Over the past decade, U.S. life insurance ownership has fallen 9 percentage points to 54%, according to the 2020 Insurance Barometer Study. Researchers attribute the drop in ownership to a broad decline in employer-paid group life insurance benefits over the past 10 years.

The Newly Founded Financial Security Alliance Aims to Elevate the Profession

Three not-for-profit organizations in the financial services industry have come together to create the Financial Security Alliance. The new partnership will answer several industry challenges including raising the level of financial literacy in American households, as well as raising awareness of career options in financial services.

Americans Wave Goodbye to Traditional Life Milestones for Careers & Financial Security

A majority of Americans (61%) are delaying traditional life milestones and following alternative paths in favor of financial security, according to the new study “The New American Milestones” by Life Happens, a nonprofit dedicated to educating consumers about the importance of life insurance and other related products for sound financial planning.

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