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. Dispelling the Confusion About Grow-Up® Life Insurance – Part 5, Cash Value

    Meet Stuffin’ – Gerber Life Halloween StorybookFifth in a series of five blog posts

    Meet Stuffin’ the Scarecrow. When he isn’t in the field warding off troublesome birds, you might find him with his nose in a book. An avid reader who loves stories, he finds that books allow him to experience adventures within the safe confines of the farm, worry-free. Some scare-makers would call Stuffin’ a “nervous Nelly” who worries about anything and everything, a trait inherited from his parents. There was one thing that chilled Stuffin’s mom to the straw: Fear that if an emergency arose and she needed ready cash, the money she had paid into Stuffin’s life insurance policy wouldn’t be accessible.

    Can I borrow against my policy’s cash value?

  2. Dispelling the Confusion About Grow-Up® Life Insurance – Part 4, Insurance for Kids

    Meet Spooky – Gerber Life Halloween StorybookFourth in a series of five blog posts

    Meet Spooky the Ghost, who is passionate about the art of scaring. When not up to his usual high jinks of terrifying the neighborhood cats, you might find him creating tutorials to share the latest haunting tactics and techniques. Spooky’s parents knew how important it was to have life insurance protection, but because Spooky was just a kid, they thought that he didn’t need a life insurance policy of his own.

    Do children really need life insurance?

  3. Building a Lifetime of Financial Protection with the Grow-Up® Plan – Infographic

    GLIC-October-Blog-Preview-Image-300x300-GVHalloween costumes can offer a visual timeline into a child’s development and evolving interests, as well as a chance to “try on” a potential future role. A young girl who dresses as a doctor or scientist for Halloween may grow up to become one.

    As children grow into young adults, they may arrive at unmarked crossroads and turn to their elders for guidance, stability and protection. One of the best ways for a parent, grandparent or permanent legal guardian to help safeguard a child’s future no matter the crossroads is through a dependable whole life insurance policy.

  4. Navigating the Maze of Children’s Life Insurance

    Halloween mazeDouble, double, toil and trouble! Clair the Good Witch’s spell backfired and she turned into a cat (the main ingredient, toad warts, must have leaped past the expiration date). To reverse the spell, Clair will need to drink the hot green potion bubbling in the cauldron.

    Help your child navigate through the cauldron from start to finish to cool the potion so that Clair can drink it to break the spell.

  5. Dispelling the Confusion About Grow-Up® Life Insurance – Part 2, Coverage

    Meet Frankie – Gerber Life Halloween Storybook

    Second in a series of five blog posts

    Meet Frankie, aka “Frankenstein.” Frankie loves to smash things, which has earned him the dubious distinction of being banned from all of the porcelain and pottery shops in town.

    Can I increase my son’s life insurance coverage? Will it be difficult for him to buy coverage later in life?