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Do you know these fun facts from the history of life insurance?

There are plenty of differences in policies that make it wise to compare beyond the basic price.

Some types of life insurance have an attractive feature beyond the death benefit.

How a 19th century reformer and MassMutual developed a mutual relationship that benefited people nationwide.

Sure, it's available...but tapping a policy's cash value has consequences.

Families support each other emotionally, physically...and, just as important, financially.

Answers to frequently asked questions regarding life insurance, taxes, and being a beneficiary. 

State regulators provide strict oversight of life insurance companies, but consumers can protect themselves too.

There are specific risks at certain points in life. Here is a strategy to tackle them.

Examine your life insurance coverage prior to divorce; define ownership, premiums, and beneficiaries. 

Most life insurance policies have provisions for reducing or eliminating payouts when fraud is detected.

There are alternatives that can help buffer your retirement income.

Straight donations are the most direct, but here are three other options.

Should you choose term or permanent life insurance? It depends on what you’re insuring against.

This kind of coverage can help those with medical issues cover final expenses.

Tracking down a life insurance policy for a deceased family member isn’t hard when you know where to look. 

Business owners are finding that the traditional means of funding a comfortable retirement may not be enough.

When older couples divorce, it can undermine their financial standard of living.