Life insurance helps you protect what's important to you.

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How can life insurance protect you and your family?

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Help your loved ones maintain their lifestyle

Financially protect those who depend on you.

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Pay down debts and relieve financial burden

Help provide peace of mind with money to cover mortgage and other debts.

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Cover education expenses

Help ensure your loved ones can handle college costs.

How much does life insurance cost?

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All guarantees and benefits of insurance policies are backed by the claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company; they are not backed by the broker/dealer.

This information is intended to be educational in nature and is not intended to be taken as a recommendation.

In exchange for the death benefit, life insurance products charge fees such as mortality and expense risk charges and surrender fees.

Insurance products issued by Principal National Life Insurance Co (except in NY) and Principal Life Insurance Co. Plan administrative services offered by Principal Life. Securities offered through Principal Securities, Inc., 800-247-1737, member SIPC and/or independent broker/dealers. Principal National, Principal Life, and Principal Securities are members of the Principal Financial Group®, Des Moines, IA 50392.

Principal, Principal and symbol design, and Principal Financial Group are trademarks and service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.

Best overall life insurance for 2020: CNET.

Named one of the Top Life Insurance Companies of 2020 by U.S. News & World Report. (January 2020)