Life Insurance

Smarter Ways to Give to Charity

Many people scramble to make charitable contributions before Dec. 31 to get a tax break, but that may not be the best move for either their finances or charities.

5 Smart Money Moves for Newlyweds

Newlyweds: After the honeymoon is over, increase your odds of sustaining marital bliss by following these five pieces of financial advice.

4 Personal Financial Planning Musts for Dads

Dads, take time this Father's Day weekend to kick back and relax. But next week, implement these financial planning essentials. You and your family will be better off for it.

'Dear Mom, I Wish You'd Had Life Insurance'

Brittney Lacombe's mother died with only $300 in the bank. Unable to pay the bills, she and her sisters lost their house. Life insurance would have made things a lot easier.

Quiz: How Financially Literate Are You?

From taxes and credit to saving and money management, you can get lost in the complexity of financial issues. How well do you know the basics of personal finance?

New Year, Same Beneficiaries? Here's Why You Need to Review

If you haven't checked the beneficiary designations on your financial accounts lately, you really should. It's quick, easy, and though it may not sound all that important, getting it squared away now could make a huge difference to your family later.

Money Mic: How My Dad%u2019s Life Insurance Saved Our Family

According to a nationwide study, 57% of respondents own life insurance, but only 28% feel extremely confident in their understanding of life insurance. Today, Alden Wicker shares a very personal story from her childhood, which drove home to her just how important it is for parents to have life insurance.