Many people would cut back on life insurance after financial setback, a poll finds. Others wouldn't dream of cutting any insurance.
It might seem harsh, but lying about being a smoker is insurance fraud and that is not something taken lightly.
It might be a decent investment, but how would it go over with other family members?
Figuring out how much insurance you can afford is a good place to start.
Industry survey blames economy, but high-pressure sales tactics may also play a role. Many families believe they are underinsured.
When asked, readers listed going to college, buying gold, and cooking at home, among other things. Not everyone agreed.
That's just the first step in merging lives in ways you might not have considered before.
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