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Apr 16, 2013, 09:00 ET Nearly 20% Of Consumers Willing To Purchase Life Insurance From A Retail Outlet, Such As Warehouse Club Or Superstore

Nearly one in five consumers (17%) would be willing to purchase life insurance coverage directly from a retail outlet, according to findings from the ...


Nov 01, 2012, 10:00 ET Call for Entries: The LIFE Foundation Urges Agents to Participate in 2013 realLIFEstories Program

The nonprofit LIFE Foundation today announced that it is accepting entries for the 2013 realLIFEstories Client Service Recognition Program. The...


Sep 05, 2012, 11:40 ET LIFE Foundation Urges Americans to Plan for the Unexpected during Life Insurance Awareness Month this September

Life is unpredictable, but every day people try to improve the odds that good things will happen by guarding against the bad. They wear a seatbelt,...


May 01, 2012, 12:19 ET Americans Concerned With Financial Consequences of Disabling Illnesses and Injuries but few are Taking Steps to Protect Themselves

What would you do if you suddenly became ill or injured and could no longer work for a living? With so many people relying on every paycheck to make...


Apr 25, 2012, 09:00 ET Consumers Overestimate Cost Of Life Insurance By Nearly Three Times

Consumers believe life insurance costs nearly three times the actual price, which may be deterring them from getting the coverage they say they need, ...


Feb 10, 2012, 09:00 ET What Fruit Flies Can Teach Americans About Life Insurance

Most people are familiar with the saying "life is short," but it doesn't seem to be much of a motivator when it comes to life insurance purchases....


Nov 15, 2011, 09:00 ET Americans Show High Long-Term Care Insurance IQ Despite Low Levels of Policy Ownership

The nonprofit LIFE Foundation today released the results of a new Long-Term Care Insurance survey showing that Americans understand many important...


Oct 04, 2011, 09:00 ET LIFE Foundation Awards $115,000 in Scholarships to 60 College Students Facing Financial Challenges Due to the Death of a Parent

Mark Ortiz, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, N.M., was a devoted husband and father of two. He worked as a HVAC technician and handyman, providing ...


Sep 01, 2011, 11:29 ET September's Life Insurance Awareness Month Calls Attention to Need for Financial Protection

In times of economic uncertainty and market volatility, history has shown that people turn to core protection products to shore up their financial...