A Guide to Who Needs Life Insurance

Life insurance can fill a wide variety of needs, including covering the finite years of a mortgage and protecting the interests of a special-needs child who will need financial support after you're gone.

In fact, although, 70% of Americans consider life insurance a necessity for themselves, 41% have no life insurance at all, according to 2017 statistics from the industry groups Life Happens and LIMRA.

Here's a guide to who needs life insurance and what kind of policy likely works best in each situation.

The article A Guide to Who Needs Life Insurance originally appeared on NerdWallet .

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


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