As we get older and our health declines, the greater the chances are that we will require home care, nursing home care, or other assisted-living arrangements. This care is quite expensive, and Medicare, HMOs, and Medigap don’t pay for it. You might want to look into purchasing long-term care insurance (LTCI) to protect your assets in case you need long-term care.
Comparison of Types of Life Insurance
Term Whole Life Universal Life Variable Life Variable Universal Life Premium Premiums increase at each renewal Level Flexible Level Flexible Coverage Usually renewable until at least age 70; sometimes to age 95 For life Death benefit Guaranteed Guaranteed May be...