Why is Life Insurance Important to Us?

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It is concerning, that with the different accidents and injuries both at work, and whilst trravelling to and from work, that so many people do not have a life insurance policy. Life insurance is similar to car and auto insurance, should you get into difficulty or pass away, then the policy will pay out – as well as if you become seriously ill; it covers you for eventualities that all of us hope don’t happen, in essence it protects us.  Today, however, many people still view having a life insurance policy as a luxury commodity and look over the fact that such a policy will pay out an amount of money to your partner or family, meaning that they are not burdened with any funeral costs or other bills that may become payable on your death. Additionally, you should remember that the average cost of a funeral bill, for a single person, will be in the region of $6,000, and will generally be a lot higher in more affluent areas – would you want your family to be burdened with this cost on your death?

With a huge amount of families left to foot the bill of burial and the actual ceremony of a loved one, you would be surprised that many more Americans have not opted to take out such a policy.  Also, with such policies being as low as $20 per month for a $10,000 amount coverage it is a little unbelievable.  This ten thousand will be paid out for a whole host of reasons, and most definitely on your death.  With the current economic climate being unstable it seems a little irresponsible of some that do not want to protect their family’s future financial needs through ‘putting away’ a few dollars a month – after all, it would be cutting out that trip to burger king on a Thursday that would pay for the cover.  Now, your finances may be in need of a real pick me up right now, but that shouldn’t prevent or put you off taking out a policy today, as you should be including the cost in your monthly outgoings just as you would for your house, car and electricity payments.

Where Can You Get A Policy

There are many different places where you can get a life insurance policy for yourself.  There are thousands of companies who are offering such policies and who are standing by ready to provide you with a quote for such a policy; wanting to cover you from day one. No doubt you have spoken with an insurance company whilst  buying car insurance and they may have offered to provide you with a quote and information on life insurance.  When you take two policies such as these with one company you can usually get a discounted rate on the total monthly amount payable – therefore having just one fixed monthly payment being taken out of your account. The only way to find out whether you can get a cheaper quote for your life insurance policy, from your current car insurance company, is to get in contact with them, either over the phone or though email.

When you call your insurance company and they can’t provide you with a quote you can also go onto the Internet typing in ‘life insurance quotes’ to find out which types of insurance companies out there are offering a quote for a policy, and more importantly to see which is the cheapest – there are more and more comparison web sites appearing each year, so the availability for you to compare different quotes alongside each other will be simpler.

Source by Ray Devine