Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Taking Care Of The 'Just In Case'

As a mom of two kids - my husband and I felt it was necessary to have a few things done right away... Get a will set up.... Pick guardians that love our kids... and get life insurance so our children would never be without... When we first started this process we had no idea where to begin....

Getting an estate planner to handle the will was pretty basic... But life insurance - not so easy to figure out... When we first started investigating what life insurance was... there were many decisions to make... such as... Did we want term life or whole life...? How much did we want to spend... for how much coverage... What companies were reputable. We had so many questions...

The first thing we had to do was start at the beginning... How do we find life insurance quotes? Quotes for Term life... Quotes for whole life... We needed to find a way to educate ourselves about life insurance so that we can make the right decision. After we determined what direction we wanted to go we needed to get life insurance quote comparisons.. Again - that is a difficult thing to do if you did not know where to go....

We were lucky to find - it took the hassle of going through the many search engines - trying to find a few good companies.. then having to talk to salespeople who wanted our business but would take too much time away from my day.... I am not the most patient person - so getting life insurance quotes at my finger tips was more my style....

If you are in the market for affordable life insurance - check them out.... I am glad we did... I think it is so important to be prepared for the "Just in Case" things that can happen but pray that they don't... I can tell you from personal experience - knowing that all of this stuff is done - it takes a worry out of traveling...a worry out of just in case something happens to us - I know my kids are covered at least financially and are with people who love them...


  1. We did this a few years ago. It does set my mind at ease.

    Such a cute picture :)

  2. these are important things. difficult to think about needing, but important, yes. thanks for the link, i might check it out.

  3. Thanks for this, we need to do this ASAP

  4. We have these things taken care of, too. It is VERY important.

    PS: Sitka has an award for you at All Gods Creatures.

  5. This is so true. We did this a few years ago for our kids. It's such a relief knowing things are set just in case...

  6. Definitely something you don't want to think about and yet need to at the same time.



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