1. 5 Reasons to Have Life Insurance (and Why It Can Cost More Not to Have It)

    life insurance reasons infographictop 5 reasons for having life insuranceAccording to the 2015 Insurance Barometer Study by Life Happens and the life insurance association LIMRA, more than 40 percent of Americans don’t have life insurance. That equates to more than 128 million people without coverage.

    Reasons that people give for not having life insurance vary, from “life insurance is too expensive” to “I still have time, I don’t need life insurance yet” to “I don’t know how to get coverage.” However, its purpose remains the same: Life insurance can provide loved ones with financial protection when they need it most, just like automobile insurance, health insurance and home insurance.

    If you don’t have life insurance, here are five reasons for life insurance that you may have not yet fully considered:

  2. September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

    Life Insurance Awareness Month logoEvery September, the kids go back to school, the leaves on the trees begin to change, and the insurance industry gets together to educate Americans on the importance of life insurance…? Yes, that’s right – this September marks the 12th annual Life Insurance Awareness Month, an educational initiative spearheaded by nonprofit organization Life Happens to remind the public to include life insurance in their financial plans.

    Each year, hundreds of the nation’s leading insurance companies and industry groups join forces during Life Insurance Awareness Month to spread this message, and Gerber Life is proud to be among them.

  3. Facts About Gerber Life Accident Protection Insurance

    Father and son working on houseNo matter how healthy or safe you think you are, there’s no telling when an accident might occur. When accidents do happen, they often can lead to financial hardship for the people who were disabled, or for the loved ones left behind by a person who didn’t survive.

    That’s why accident protection insurance can be a big help.

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  4. A Quick Guide to the Gerber Life Insurance Policies

    Gerber Life Insurance product benefitsGerber Life Insurance product benefitsGerber Life offers a range of insurance policies that were designed to fit the different needs of different people – from young families to grandparents. Ever since our founding in 1967 by Gerber Products Company, “the baby food people,” we have been providing quality life insurance for budget-conscious families and individuals nationwide.

    Today, as a financially separate affiliate of Gerber Products, we continue to share the same goal and tradition: being the name that people trust in caring for their families.

    Whether your goal is to set aside money for your child’s college education or to provide financial protection for your family, read on to figure out which is product is the right choice for you.

  5. Which Everyday “Necessities” are More Expensive than Life Insurance?

    girl with grandparentsDid you know that the biggest misconception about life insurance is the price? Some people still believe that life insurance costs significantly more than it actually does.

    According to a recent study conducted by LIMRA, a worldwide association of insurance and financial service companies, and Life Happens, a non-profit organization based in Arlington, Va., 80 percent of consumers misjudge the cost for life insurance. The study also found that both Generation X and the Millennial generation overestimated the cost of life insurance by more than 110 percent.

    What’s the story?

    To protect your family through Gerber Life Insurance, for example, a $25,000 10-year term life insurance policy for a healthy 32-year-old costs $8.40 a month for a female and $9.00 a month for a male.

    To put that into perspective, here are some typical items that can cost more than a life insurance policy:

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