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GoFundMe vs. Life Insurance: What You Should Know

You have likely seen a GoFundMe page for someone who suddenly passed away. GoFundMe pages allow others to donate to pay for final expenses or to help the family. These crowdfunding activities may be successful but come with some serious drawbacks. The family left behind is asking others for funds, adding stress to one of life’s most challenging times. Life insurance is a far more...

5 Types of Car Insurance Explained

Car insurance policies vary in what they cover. The state mandates certain types of coverage that you must have to legally get behind the wheel. However, the mandated minimum coverage may be far too low in some situations, such as being in a hit-and-run, in an accident with an uninsured driver, or if your car is damaged by a falling tree or fire. As a...

What is Term Life Insurance, and How Does it Work?

Term life insurance is the most affordable form of life insurance. It provides coverage for a specific period, typically 10 to 30 years. A contract between you and an insurance company is established which, as long as you pay your monthly premiums, should you die unexpectedly, a death benefit will be paid to your beneficiaries – generally the spouse or children, but any individual, organization,...

Can Having an Eco Friendly Home Reduce Your Homeowners Insurance?

Your homeowners insurance premiums can be reduced with eco-friendly changes to your home environment. Any way to reduce monthly costs is valuable, and it is worth considering whether making changes could help you save. Some of the incentives offered by several insurance providers include: LEED certification for a home: LEED, or “Leadership in Energy in and Environmental Design,” is a green building rating, which most...

What Costs Should I Review When Planning a Funeral?

As most people are aware, funerals are expensive. A premium casket alone can run up to $10,000. Costs can vary, depending on the state, the selections you make, and whether the deceased is buried or cremated. The national median price was nearly $8,000 in 2021, as stated by The Zebra, and funeral costs are rising. The following are common funeral expenses to consider, with average...