World Financial Group Reviews Life Insurance Basics

Many consumers are hesitant to think about life insurance, but World Financial Group encourages everyone to consider all of the available options.

Dec 05, 2012, 06:00 ET from World Financial Group

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Life insurance is not necessarily a pleasant topic to think about. In fact, many individuals are resistant to consider life insurance because it means one must think about his or her ultimate demise, whether it is through illness or accident. Unpleasant though it may be, it is ultimately prudent and responsible for individuals to weigh all of the available life insurance options. A recent statement from affirms the importance of choosing a life insurance plan carefully, and World Financial Group (WFG) agrees.

World Financial Group offers financial services to families across North America through its affiliated companies. WFG strongly believes that the key to purchasing life insurance and other financial services products is to understand fundamental financial basics as well as all of the options that are available.

According to WFG, life insurance may not be the most comfortable topic in the world, but preparing for unplanned circumstances needs to be proactive rather than reactive. Indeed, the statement from encourages individuals to be proactive in weighing their options and assessing their life insurance needs. The first tip offered by is for individuals to calculate how much life insurance coverage they actually need -- and also to remember that coverage needs may vary in accordance with major life events, such as marriage or the birth of a child. continues by encouraging individuals to do some research and discover what is entailed by the different kinds of life insurance policy, including both term and permanent.

Finally, individuals are advised to keep up with their life insurance premiums. Factoring these payments into the monthly budget is typically the best way to go, as missing payments can cause the policy to become ineffective.

WFG agents provide insight and information about life insurance to their clients throughout North America. The company does not advocate for any particular product, policy type or company, but rather emphasizes the importance of individuals and families exploring all of the choices available.


World Financial Group, Inc. is a financial services marketing company whose affiliates offer a broad array of financial products and services. WFG's independent associates, located throughout North America, strive to help individuals and families often overlooked by the financial services industry to plan for their financial futures, advocating the power of choice for clients through agreements with several of the financial and insurance industries' leading companies.

WFG is a business unit of the Life & Protection (L&P) Division of Transamerica. Through L&P, the Transamerica companies offer a wide array of life and health protection solutions with a common purpose: to protect families and their dreams. With more than a century of experience, Transamerica has built a reputation on solid management, sound decisions and consumer confidence. For more information, visit

World Financial Group Headquarters: 11315 Johns Creek Parkway, Johns Creek, GA 30097-1517. Phone: 770.453.9300.

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