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Among your different life insurance options, a universal life insurance policy is one of the most complex. It requires more involvement than both term and whole life insurance policies—so you can’t simply set it and forget it. And you have decisions to make regarding how much you pay, and how those premiums are used. You might be thinking: Life is short enough already, so why spend precious time managing a life insurance policy? Why not stick to a more straightforward solution, like term life insurance? 

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When the main objective is taking care of your loved ones after you’re gone, it pays to spend time figuring out how to care for them. That’s why you should familiarize yourself with the full slate of possibilities. For those looking for flexible premiums and the opportunity to accumulate wealth on a tax-deferred basis, universal life insurance can be a smart option…

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We’ve created this guide to home insurance to answer any questions you might have: from what it is and how it works, to how much it costs and what it covers.

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What is home insurance? 

Home insurance is a form of property and casualty (P&C) insurance that protects your home and personal belongings from damage or loss. 

It is designed to cover events that are expected and predictable…

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