Economic self-reliance: the ability of a person, place or nation to endure successfully without additional financial support from government or other agencies.
If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers.
Life insurance is often equated with the death benefit alone and spoken of as something you "need" only if you have dependents. This is a limited understanding of permanent life insurance and its living benefits.
According to the consulting firm Accenture, boomer parents will be distributing about $30 trillion to their millennial descendants over the next 30-40 years.
The numbers are in, and people are living longer! The CDC calculates that overall life expectancy in the U.S. is presently 78.7 years, with women outliving men by an average of 5 years, or 81 years vs. 76 for men. (Longevity is one area where there is no gender equality.)