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Protect your loved ones
  • TIP 1: Life insurance can help ensure loved ones will be provided for financially when that person dies. Hear from Boomer Esiason (NFL MVP quarterback), returning national spokesperson for Life Insurance Awareness month.
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  • TIP 2: If it's been a while since you purchased your life insurance policy, chances are a few things have changed in your life. Having children, buying a house or nearing retirement are all common indicators that it’s time for a financial review. Take a look at a Principal From Here to Security ReviewSM today.

  • TIP 3: Have you recently experienced a life-changing event? See the triggers for reviewing insurance protection needs.

  • TIP 4: Avoid surprises. Let your life insurance beneficiaries know about your policy.

    Avoid surprises

  • TIP 5: Read about 10 plays to help develop a financial game plan.

  • TIP 6: Think about your financial priorities. Are you one of the 52% of Americans who put expenses such as cable and cell phone ahead of buying life insurance? (2014 Insurance Barometer Study, Life Happens and LIMRA)?

    Financial priorities

  • TIP 7: 86% of American employees do not have an adequate amount of life insurance (Principal Financial Well-Being Index, 2nd Quarter 2014). Calculate your needs now!

  • TIP 8: Do you think life insurance is too expensive? Think again. See how affordable term rates can be.


  • TIP 9: Learn about two myths of purchasing life insurance. It may be easier than you think.

  • TIP 10: Life Insurance is cheapest when you’re young and healthy.

    Young and healthy

  • TIP 11: Two parents + one income = special life insurance needs.

    Stay at home parents

  • TIP 12: September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. When was the last time you had a review? Get started today!

  • TIP 13: The need for life insurance remains strong. Read some national statistics.

  • TIP 14: Who’s going to take care of your family when you’re gone? You are. Learn how you can take the first step.

  • TIP 15: What will you leave behind? 31 percent of Americans say they would feel the financial impact from the death of the primary wage earner in one month (2014 Insurance Barometer Study, Life Happens and LIMRA)?

    Financial impact

  • TIP 16: Life Happens. Are you covered?
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  • TIP 17: Are you headed in the right direction? Read about the types of life insurance available based on duration of need.
  • TIP 18: Learn about the 10 most common life insurance mistakes. View article reprint by Stephan R. Leimberg.
  • BONUS TIP: You do everything together, but what about when you’re gone? 40 percent of women wish their spouse or partner had life insurance - or more of it (2014 Insurance Barometer Study, Life Happens and LIMRA).

    More life insurance

Are you a business owner?

  • TIP 19: Business owners need to protect a valuable asset — their key employees. See how much they are worth.
  • TIP 20: Can your business continue without a partner, key employee or you? Get tips for protecting your business.

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Content Last Updated: 08/27/2014


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