Life Insurance and Annuities

Life insurance and annuities straddle the line between insurance and retirement investment. Learn to navigate this complicated world with insights on life insurance and annuity policies, including estimating your needs and figuring out what your policy really promises.

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What Is Term Life Insurance?
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What Is Basic Life Insurance?
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What Is Life Insurance?
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What Is Insurance Portability?
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What Is a Guaranteed Insurability Rider?
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Do You Have To Identify as Male or Female When Getting Life Insurance?
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What Are the Different Types of Term Life Insurance?
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Is Life Insurance Worth It?
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What Are the Different Types of Whole Life Insurance?
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What Is an Annuity?
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What Is the Face Value of a Life Insurance Policy?
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Rule of Thumb: How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?
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What Is the Cash Value of a Life Insurance Policy?
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How Does Life Insurance Work?
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Can You Buy Life Insurance With No Medical Exam?
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Have You Just Bought Life Insurance? Here's How Much Your Agent Made
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What Is a Viatical Settlement?
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What Is Permanent Life Insurance?
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Is Whole Life Insurance Worth It?
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Here Is What You Need to Know About Life Insurance and Suicide
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Should You Borrow From Your Life Insurance Policy?
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What Is Variable Life Insurance?
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What Is a Life Insurance Beneficiary?
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What Is Indexed Universal Life (IUL) Insurance?
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What Does Life Insurance Cover?
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What Is Cash Surrender Value?
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Do I Need Life Insurance?
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What Is Group Life Insurance?
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What Is Voluntary Life Insurance?
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What is Adverse Selection in Insurance?
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What Is Universal Life Insurance?
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Can You Purchase Life Insurance Online?
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The Benefits of Life Insurance
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Is Life Insurance Tax Deductible?
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Should You Buy Life Insurance for Your Parents?
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What Are Paid-Up Additions in Life Insurance?
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Do I Need Life Insurance?
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What Is Level Term Life Insurance?
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What Is an Accelerated Death Benefit?
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What Is the Average Cost of Life Insurance?
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What Is a Single Premium Immediate Annuity (SPIA)?
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How to Convert Term to Universal or Whole Life Insurance
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How To Get Life Insurance With Preexisting Conditions
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How Do Life Insurance Payouts Work?
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What Is Collateral Assignment (of a Life Insurance Policy)?
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Is It a Good Idea to Sell Your Life Insurance Before You Die?
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Should You Get Indexed Universal Life Insurance?
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What Is Medical Underwriting?
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How Do Life Insurance Companies Make Money?
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How To Find a Lost Life Insurance Policy
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Life Insurance vs. AD&D: What’s the Difference?
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What Is a Life Insurance Retirement Plan (LIRP)?
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What Is Single-Premium Life Insurance?
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Should You Consider Life Insurance an Asset?
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Key Life Insurance Terms
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What Is a Life Insurance Annuity?
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How to Choose a Life Insurance Policy
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When Must Insurable Interest Exist in a Life Insurance Policy?

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