Reasons Why You Should Have Life Insurance
To me, a happy and successful life is all about family. In order to make sure that you take care of them in every way to make financial and management decisions that will help when you’re gone.
Life insurance is a wise decision that you should consider early since you never know what the future holds for you.
Though adding yet another bill or account to save on can be painful, the fact is that people are dying prematurely and some of them are the sole breadwinner in the family.
The family suffers more hardship in these circumstances and it becomes difficult to maintain a standard of living.
Being prepared and having an insurance policy is a wise decision.
Do you think you’re earning enough or are too have an insurance policy? There are many reasons why you should consider buying a life insurance policy for you and your loved ones.
A family lawyer can assist in answering all your questions about life insurance policies and all the technical inquiries you could have about having one.
Finding a popular large group life and health insurance provider is also a good way to get started.
Look After Your Kids
This is probably the most important reason to buy life insurance. I know that I don’t want to leave my family burdened when I’m gone.
It can help them cover the monthly income, children education fees, and give the financial security to the family. They won’t be without during a difficult time and will be able to stay afloat.
Dealing with Loans
Liabilities pile up during periods of crisis and can lead up to heavy debts and loans that are difficult to return without a strict saving plan.
Insurance can be the plan your family needs to deal with home loans, car loans, and personal loans. Your family can have a decent amount after a specific period of time to deal with all outstanding loan payments.
The Retirement and Long-Term Goals
You might have a plan to buy a house on your retirement or on the wedding of your child.
An insurance policy is the perfect investment option due to its minimized potential risk and reasonable benefit at the end of the term.
It can also be your retirement fund as you can get the benefit of a regular monthly income after retainment. You can also call it your pension plan.
Good for Business Owners
If you own a business, insurance can be a good succession plan. Some insurance policies can be purchased for the security of your business in case of loss or death.
You can create a document about who will inherit the business after your death.
Some insurance policies also assume responsibility for the running of the business and prevent the surviving partner from buying your shares without agreement. It can be a protection plan for the business about which you can ask a financial advisor.
Easy If You Are Younger
Youth is a carefree period. You think you have so much to do and also have A LOT of time to accomplish your goals.
But you should think of an insurance policy as a priority at this stage. It can be your emergency fund or a long-term plan.
It is also cheaper when you are young because as you get older you need to consider other large expenses as well.
The money saved during good times becomes a very comfortable financial cushion in later years. This way you can also save more every year until your retirement.
Whether you are single or have dependents, think about insurance as a sensible and practical solution.
You Are Forced to Save Something
If you have money with you, you may spend it somewhere. Insurance policy force you to pay a cash annually as a must as you cannot go against the policy.
You can adjust the premium monthly or annually as per your income and living.
It Gives Peace of Mind
Unavoidable life incidents can be difficult to traverse, but an insurance policy allows some comfort and peace of mind. It is relaxing to know that your insurance policy will help you in difficult times and will allow your family to avoid financial dependency.
You May Not Need It But Qualify Something
You have probably purchased a policy for your health needs but you may never ever fall seriously ill to consume that policy.
However, you can do something else with that amount. You can plan a holiday or a tour with your family with that amount.
Do you have life insurance?
Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!
Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist, lifestyle content creator, and editor of Whispered Inspirations. She is a proud Mom to Gabby and Michaela and partner and best friend to Darasak. Having worked as part of a health care team for almost a decade, Nancy is happy to be back to her passion. She is a contributor to the Huffington Post, TODAY’s Parents, and an Oprah Magazine Brand Ambassador.