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Things to consider when choosing life insurance

With the many options available for family life insurance you may need 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 answering your questions about life insurance.

  1. Should I Have Life Insurance if I Don’t Have Children?

    May 27, 2015

    Couple sitting together and laughingWe occasionally use this blog to answer some of the frequently asked questions that we receive, because we want to provide you with simple and straightforward information about life insurance. One question that we often receive goes something like this: “Why do I need life insurance if I don’t have children?”

    Here are a few scenarios where you might want to have life insurance even if you don’t have children:

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  2. “Protect Your Child Rain or Shine” and the Grow-Up® Plan – (A Video Sneak Preview)

    May 26, 2015

    Child-like drawing of mother daughter eating ice creamAs a parent, you protect your children in many different ways. Protecting them is so natural that it becomes second nature. Gerber Life wanted to capture and photograph the ways that parents like you protect their children each day, and so we made a video.

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  3. Can a Life Insurance Policy be Customized?

    May 22, 2015

    Parents with two kidsYes, you can get custom life insurance policies to meet a variety of preferences and needs.

    Here are some examples:

    Choose how much to pay for your life insurance monthly premium.

    Whether you’re on a tight budget or want to pay for the highest possible coverage amount, you’ll be able to select the monthly premium rate that works best for you and your family. That rate will stay the same for as long as you own the policy and pay the premiums.

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  4. Do I Need Life Insurance?

    May 20, 2015

    Do I need life insurance graphicAt some point in your life, you may have asked yourself: Do I need life insurance?

    To put the subject into perspective and make the question easier to answer, we’ve created an informative infographic. Use it to help you determine whether or not you need life insurance.

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  5. Grow-Up® Plan – A Powerful Head Start: Tortoise vs. Hare

    May 13, 2015

    Tortoise and hare agree to raceThis is the third post in a three-part series chronicling an imaginary rematch of sorts between two fabled opponents: the Tortoise and the Hare. In Part 1, we met Timmy “Too Fast” Tortoise. In Part 2, we met Henry “Hasty” Hare. For the final post in this series, we learn how their showdown plays out.

    As noted in Part 1 of this series, the Hare and Tortoise have both started families since their famous race through the forest. With loved ones in mind, each has decided to give their children a head start in life. After all, life in the forest can be tough and unpredictable.

    After researching the different types of life insurance, Timmy “Too Fast” Tortoise decides that a whole life insurance policy for his tortoise children might be the best choice for his family. Upon overhearing “Too Fast” discussing this decision with another tortoise, Henry “Hasty” Hare jumps at this chance for redemption.