I’ve heard some good ones. I don’t want to make her rich. She only needs enough to get by until she can find another husband. What happens if I’m still alive when I reach the end of my term insurance?

A lot of excuses for not stepping up and buying adequate life insurance. How about we put ourselves in the other shoes? If I was left behind suddenly with a house to pay for and children to raise, how much life insurance would be too much?

Mark Twain once said, “The man who dies without adequate life insurance should have to come back and see the mess he’s left behind. Let’s value our spouses and children and, as their caretaker, be glad that we can buy adequate life insurance to make sure they are as well, or better off, than we left them.

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