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Is Life Insurance Taxable?

Is Life Insurance Taxable?

by Elizabeth Rivelli
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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5 Min Read
Life insurance usually isn't taxable, but there are exceptions. Find out when life insurance money is subject to taxes and how you can avoid them.
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Whole Life vs. Universal Life Insurance

by Jen Smith
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Updated on October 7, 2021
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4 Min Read
Thinking about permanent life insurance? Learn the differences between whole life and universal life insurance to choose the one that’s right for you.
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Life Insurance vs. AD&D Insurance

by Lee Huffman
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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4 Min Read
Life insurance and AD&D policies are usually purchased to provide a death benefit in case of death, but there are meaningful differences in their coverage.
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Can You Take Life Insurance Out on Someone Else

by Lee Huffman
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Updated on October 5, 2021
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4 Min Read
Most life insurance policies are owned by the insured person, but some policies are owned by someone else. We share how that works and common reasons why.
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Selling Your Life Insurance Policy

by Lee Huffman
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Updated on September 29, 2021
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5 Min Read
Life insurance policies are one of a person's largest assets. It is possible to sell your policy to receive cash now versus waiting until you pass away.
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Understanding Indexed Universal Life (IUL) Insurance

by Matthew Collister
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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5 Min Read
Indexed universal life (IUL) insurance provides financial security to your family while earning you money based on stock market performance. Learn more.
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Guide to Life Insurance Medical Exams

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on September 29, 2021
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6 Min Read
Life insurance medical exams help companies determine your eligibility for coverage as well as how much you'll pay. Find out what to expect and the steps you can take to improve your results.
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Types of Life Insurance Riders

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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5 Min Read
Life insurance riders let you upgrade your life insurance policy for an additional cost. Find out about the most popular riders in this comprehensive guide.
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Can You Have More Than One Life Insurance Policy?

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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5 Min Read
While it is possible to have multiple life insurance policies at the same time, your income and debts may also be covered by a single policy.
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Is Life Insurance Tax Deductible?

by Jennifer G Gregory
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Updated on October 5, 2021
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4 Min Read
This article discusses the tax deductibility of life insurance. While there are certain exceptions, the general answer is no – however there are a number of significant tax advantages from life insurance.
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What is Whole Life Insurance?

by Matthew Collister
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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5 Min Read
Whole life is a form of insurance that provides both a death benefit and a savings component that can add flexibility to your financial portfolio.
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The 10 Best Life Insurance Companies of 2021

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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10 Min Read
The best life insurance companies offer the coverage you need for a price you can afford. Find out which companies made our ranking in terms of their financial strength, ratings, reviews, and customer experience.
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Term Life Insurance Guide

by Lee Huffman
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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6 Min Read
Term life insurance is a popular financial tool to protect against loss of life for a specific period of time with affordable premiums.
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What Is Universal Life Insurance?

by Elizabeth Rivelli
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Updated on September 29, 2021
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4 Min Read
Universal life insurance offers flexible coverage, but it has downsides. Read our guide to universal life insurance, and see if it's the right option for you.
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How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

by Cynthia Paez Bowman
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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4 Min Read
Life insurance is an important part of financial planning. It ensures you don’t leave your family burdened with all the financial responsibility you helped carry while living.
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Term vs. Whole Life Insurance

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on August 30, 2021
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4 Min Read
When shopping for life insurance, there are two main types to consider: term and whole life insurance. Learn the differences and see which is right for you.
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How Does Life Insurance Work?

by Chris Muller
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Updated on September 23, 2021
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13 Min Read
Life insurance provides important protection when a policyholder dies, and a beneficiary will receive the death benefit (upon proof of a death certificate). You sign up for a plan with a provider and make some regular payments for the plan.
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No Medical Exam Life Insurance: What You Need to Know

by Matthew Collister
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Updated on September 23, 2021
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6 Min Read
No-medical-exam life insurance is an option that allows you to buy a policy without having that medical exam. Instead company may ask you to do a much simpler questionnaire about your health, while relying on your medical records to inform their underwriting assessment.
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Types of Life Insurance

by Roger Wohlner
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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11 Min Read
There's a number of life insurance policies, read more about how each policy differs and which may be the best fit for your you.
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