Do I really need to get life insurance?
Published Thu, Jun 28, 2012 Updated Tue, Feb 16, 2021
Life insurance is of more use to those that cater for a full family as appose to those who live alone. If the money you make goes into paying for the house in which both you and your family live in and you are the main breadwinner of the family, life insurance is a must.
However if you live alone and everything you make goes solely on providing for yourself, then another form of insurance cover may be a better option.
Stay at home mums may not get paid for the work they do. Many families adopt this set-up, in which one family member goes into work on a daily basis and the other stays at home in order to care for both the kids and the house.
If something was to happen to this family member, their partner would have no way of paying the mortgage, daily living costs, school fees, household bills or any other monthly fees without a little help.
These worries need not prey on your mind with life insurance in play. Such cover will take care of mortgage repayments, protect your families’ future, cover any outstanding debts and loans and even maybe cover the funeral costs. Other factors to consider include your children’s education fees, which could also be taken care of. You can find online life insurance quotes from a range of companies.
This is certainly one way to alleviate the financial stresses of your loved ones and having such a policy will also allow you peace of mind.
A death can lead to some serious financial implications and if you choose to ignore the likes of life insurance, it will be your family that suffers. That’s why it’s best to be prepared and take out a good life insurance policy that protects your family when your time comes.