Insurance for Families

Things to consider when choosing life insurance

The many options available for family life insurance can create a need for someone to help you understand the different choices and terminology. Gerber Life takes the guesswork out of family life insurance with articles that answer such questions as, "How does life insurance work?" and "How do I get life insurance?" Whether you're looking for a policy for an infant, child, adult or senior, we've got you covered when it comes to comprehensive information about life insurance.

  1. How to Get Life Insurance

    Mother and Daughter Considering Life InsuranceLife insurance provides monetary protection for your family in the event of your death. If you have dependents, it is essential to get life insurance. However, people rarely know where to start when it comes to buying life insurance. If this decision has you overwhelmed and confused, don’t despair. The key is to research your options, consider them carefully and choose the policy that is best for you. Here are a few considerations to keep in mind when getting life insurance for the first time:

  2. The Four Different Types of Life Insurance

    Family Evaluating Life Insurance PlansThere are four different types of life insurance: variable life insurance, universal life insurance, whole life insurance and term life insurance. When purchasing life insurance for yourself or a member of your family, it’s helpful to understand the different types before making your final decision.

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  3. How Much Life Insurance Coverage Do I Need?

    Senior Weighing Options for Life InsuranceNo one ever wants to use a life insurance policy, but life insurance coverage can be a welcomed help following the death of a loved one. Everyone needs a life insurance policy, although how much life insurance you need varies from person to person. Determining how much coverage you need is essential to ensuring your family’s long-term security.

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  4. What Are the Rules for Coverdell Savings Accounts?

    Father Researching Coverdell Savings AccountAs society advances, higher education becomes more important than ever. Fortunately, there are several strategies you can use to save for your child’s educational expenses. One such vehicle is the Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA). The Coverdell ESA is a tax-deferred account you can use to hold investments for a child or other beneficiary’s future educational expenses.

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  5. Types of Insurance for Parents and Young Adults

     Insurance for Parents, Young AdultsThe insurance needs of parents and young adults vary. Young adults are often in good health with no dependents, while parents are responsible for a household of two or more people. In addition to traditional life insurance, there are other types of insurance policies that parents and young adults should consider.