Life insurance is not only the cornerstone of a solid financial plan, but it’s hands down one of the most cost effective ways to protect the people who depend on you financially. What would happen to your family if you were to die prematurely? Would they be able to maintain their current lifestyle? Would your kids be able to go to college? Would your spouse be able to shoulder the load with one income? If you have a child, are married, or you are carrying any kind of debt, purchasing life insurance is a no-brainer.
How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?
A mistake that we often see people make is basing their life insurance coverage on a guess, or just grabbing a number out of thin air without realizing what the impact of inflation could have on their life insurance proceeds.
One of the benefits of working with an independent agent like us is that we can sit down, and through a comprehensive needs analysis, determine the exact amount of coverage you will need to protect the people who depend on you.
The amount of coverage you need depends on a number of different variables. Here are a few examples: