States with the Most and Least Drug Overdose Deaths

Drug overdose has become a dangerous and deadly problem across the United States. Since 1999, overdose deaths increased from 6.1 per 100,000 people to 21.7, and much of that growth has occurred since 2014.1 The problem is more prevalent in some states than in others. Overdose rates vary widely among states—from fewer than 7 to [...] Continue Reading

2019 Mutual of Omaha Life Insurance Review

We didn’t pick this insurer as Best Overall for its charming smile—Mutual of Omaha has it going on. 4.6/5 (Star Rating) Continue Reading

We Asked 500 People, “Do You Lie to Your Doctor?”

Our findings, correlations, and fun facts. Doctor-patient confidentiality laws: we all know they exist, and they carry steep penalties if broken. But even with confidentiality laws protecting them, many patients still feel the need to keep things from their doctors—or lie to them outright. We surveyed 500 people to find out if they’ve ever lied [...] Continue Reading

How much does life insurance cost?

When people start talking about life insurance, we tend to overestimate just how much it will cost in order to get the coverage we need. In fact, most people incorrectly assume life insurance costs three times more than it actually does. Really, the average $250,000 term life insurance policy for a 30-year-old cost about $160 [...] Continue Reading

Most Googled Financial Questions

There are three topics you’re not supposed to discuss in polite conversation: religion, politics, and money. Luckily, this isn’t a conversation, and we’re not super strict on politeness either. So while there’s plenty to be said about all three topics, we're particularly interested in money—more specifically, what people are googling about money. After all, if [...] Continue Reading

AARP Senior Life Insurance Review

A+ (from A.M. Best) No Exam Term & Whole Low coverage Member exclusive Compare Quotes For more than two decades, AARP has offered life insurance to its members through an exclusive arrangement with New York Life. This means the nearly two million members currently enrolled in the program are technically covered by New York Life, a company [...] Continue Reading

How to Get Life Insurance

Buying life insurance doesn’t always seem like a fast or straightforward process. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, and insurers tailor pricing and coverage to you. If you know how to tackle this process, you'll find the policy you need at the best price. If you don't, you could end up shelling out too much for the [...] Continue Reading

The Best Life Insurance Companies for Seniors

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Life insurance is important at any age, but it’s top-of-mind for senior citizens. You may have heard that life insurance premiums, options, and available policies can change as you get older, and that’s true. Depending on your specific situation you may want to compare one or two different life insurance companies and policies so you [...] Continue Reading

Gerber Grow Up Plan Life Insurance Review

Is whole life insurance right for your bundle of joy?   A (from A.M. Best) No Exam Whole life Pricey Get a Quote If you’re a new parent, chances are you’ve seen ads for Gerber Life’s Grow-Up® Plan. While not the only life insurance geared toward children, the Grow-Up Plan is certainly the most well [...] Continue Reading

Prudential Life Insurance (Pruco) Review

A+ (from A.M. Best) Purchase online Competitive for high risk No whole life Some require exam Get a Quote When you are in the market for coverage, in order to find the best life insurance quotes on any product it is important to know your options by comparing the different top rated carriers. Prudential Life is definitely a [...] Continue Reading