Life insurers’ most critical mission is helping people take care of those they love. The importance of our mission was magnified during 2020, with the insidious COVID-19 pandemic, the resulting severe economic downturn and a holistic reassessment of racial inequality in America. Acknowledging this pivotal moment in history, life insurers have re-intensified our longstanding commitment … Continue reading "Top 10 for 2020"
More than 155.9 million people visited Walt Disney Company theme parks around the world last year. Probably 155.8 million of them were unaware that the Disney theme parks owe their very existence to a life insurance policy. Walt Disney’s life insurance policy, to be exact. September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, when we showcase how … Continue reading "Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse and Life Insurance?"
[Life Insurance Spotlight: This series showcases famous people and their little-known connections to the life insurance industry] Private disability income insurance (DI) is the most common form of income protection for workers, allowing millions of Americans to maintain their income if a medical condition keeps them out of the workplace. DI coverage offered by life … Continue reading "Babe Ruth and Disability Income Insurance?"
[Life Insurance Spotlight: This series showcases famous people and their little-known connections to the life insurance industry] Every Feb. 11, there’s a birthday party in Thomas Edison’s honor at his winter home in Fort Myers, Fla. It’s no wonder that Edison’s birthday is still celebrated 173 years after he was born. After all, he was … Continue reading "It’s No Shock that Thomas Edison Had Life Insurance"