The year 2021 has surely been different. The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic started in the previous year. It made many people think of being financially equipped. One way to prepare for any unexpected situation is to have life insurance. Below are some life insurance resolutions that would be good for you to make this year:
Get Life Insurance
Approximately 41 million Americans have admitted to needing life coverage. Likewise, they don't have one from the study results of the 2020 Insurance Barometer Study. If you're the family provider, make it a goal to have life insurance. Life insurance protects the loved ones you financially support if you die.
Ensure You Have Sufficient Life Insurance
Ensure you have enough life insurance once you get one. As your life evolves, your insurance needs to change, as well. Thus, there may come a time that your insurance policy's benefits may not be enough in your life. Ask yourself these questions:
Do you only have work-life insurance?
If you only have life insurance from work, it may not be sufficient to cover your dependents' needs. In case something happens to you.
Is your life insurance policy length sufficient for your needs?
You have to consider your current health condition at the time you get your life insurance.
Evaluate Your Life Insurance's Cash Worth
If you own universally-based life insurance, some parts of the premiums paid accumulate to form a cash worth. The accumulated cash worth of the insurance is one of the featured benefits of the policy. You have to track the amount that you withdraw and loan out of the accumulated cash value. Consider your financial situation. As well as your health condition when loaning and withdrawing those funds.
Review Your Dependents for Beneficiaries
Make sure you have the choice of primary and secondary beneficiaries for your policy. It's crucial to keep your beneficiaries up-to-date. If you have been divorced, gotten remarried, have had children or additional children as you've got life insurance. Suppose you have to make amendments to your beneficiary list. Request for a beneficiary change form from an insurer.
Do it the right way the first time you get life insurance. Get things organized before anything unexpected happens. You won't want to leave your loved ones unsecured in case your unexpected death occurs.
At Roper Insurance Services, we do our best to ensure that our clients are well-protected with affordable and comprehensive policies. We make sure to go the extra mile to help you with your needs. To learn more about how we can help you, please contact our agency at (828) 697-6709 or Click Here to request a free quote.