The Gerber Life Parenting Blog
What parents want to know
With work, family and finances, modern parenting can sometimes feel like a juggling act. The Gerber Life parenting blog gives parents advice and tips to help you take on today-and plan for tomorrow. Our parenting blog offers articles on saving money, college planning, family insurance, parenting tips and health and safety. Although we may not be able to manage your retirement account, drive your all-star athlete to practice, or cook your family's favorite three-cheese lasagna, our parenting blog can provide you with ideas, advice and tips so that you can focus on what matters most: raising healthy, happy kids. We invite you to join the conversation and enjoy our parenting blog.
The Gerber Life College Plan1 is an endowment life insurance policy that provides a guaranteed payout* at maturity that can be used for college expenses or for anything else, without penalty. You choose the time frame and the payment amount, so you’ll know exactly how much money will be available upon maturity.
The Gerber Products Company – “the baby food people” – is giving away a $50,000 Gerber Life College Plan, and other daily $1,000 cash prizes, through the Feeding Their Future sweepstakes. Parents of children ages 4 and under are eligible to enter the sweepstakes, which begins August 31 and lasts until October 19.
For some children, schoolwork can be one of the biggest challenges they face on a daily basis. When they bring home their studies, they sometimes also bring their frustrations. Here are some tips to help you help your child to tame the “homework monster” and succeed in his or her studies.
Don’t think you need life insurance? If you have a family or if you plan to start a family, you should consider the benefits of purchasing life insurance now. You’ll save money on your policy and you’ll gain immediate protection.
Life insurance premiums are lower when you are young and healthy, and the cost will never increase for as long as you own the policy – so purchasing now may actually be cheaper than waiting until later to do so. On the contrary, as you age, your health could change and prevent you from finding an affordable coverage option or even an insurance policy.
So ask yourself: Is waiting until later to buy life insurance coverage worth the risk?