While most people procrastinate over making financial decisions and consider insurance to be an unnecessary and added expense, it is important for every individual to address the risks to one’s assets and incomes for the safety of their family and themselves. Many people would prioritize retirement savings and other investments before tackling insurance. At the same time one cannot emphasize enough on the significance of an insurance cover in various facets of your life. Here is some basic information on the different types of covers that exist -
1. Life Insurance
This is probably the least popular type of cover but is as important. A life insurance policy will protect your family from any potential loss of income from your death. While this isn’t a very encouraging thought, the fact of the matter is that it is a practical cover to consider.
Most individuals especially the male members of the family have a number of dependants in the form of parents, spouses and children who are financially dependent on them. It is important for you to make financial decisions that do not jeopardize their lifestyle in case of your unfortunate and untimely death. Read the rest of this entry »