Selecting life insurance can be difficult. Even beyond the typical struggles that many people face with estate planning and other related matters, the numerous terms and policy options for life insurance can make the buying process very difficult.
While it can be difficult to have to think about caring for your family after you pass, doing so when you are responsible for a loved one with disabilities is even more difficult. In order to alleviate some of your concerns, we have put together this two-part series about Special Needs Trusts.
If you take care of a loved one who is living with a disability, you understand the amount of time and care that goes into ensuring their day-to-day welfare. You work hard to make sure that their every need is seen to so they can lead a full life. Unfortunately, you might not always be around to support them.
Sadly, far too many people in the U.S. take insurance policies for granted. These people either ignore their policies, agree to whichever one is first offered to them without doing any research, or, in the worst circumstances, completely disregard the need for insurance policies.
Over the next few decades, there's going to be a significant increase in the amount of elderly people living in the United States. Eventually, that group will include you....
If you are currently facing student loans, a high mortgage, car loans, or other forms of debt, purchasing life insurance is likely the last thing on your mind. By neglecting to face this important life step, however, you are setting yourself and your loved ones up for more complicated financial realities in the future.