How Much is Life Insurance and How Much Do I Need?

People overestimate how much life insurance costs by an average of 44% and few give much thought to how much life insurance is needed to protect your family. The answers to these two questions will help you get the best life insurance at the best price and that’s exactly what I’m going to do in this video.

It’s part of a three-part video series and a partnership with Quotacy to help you understand life insurance online and help protect your family. Quotacy is an online life insurance provider specializing in term life and that portion of the population that’s not in perfect health.

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I’ll start off showing you research for how much life insurance costs. I filled out 16 different life insurance quotes online to get estimates for different age groups and for different health situations. This is going to show you exactly how much you can expect to pay for insurance online.

Then I’m going to give you an easy way to estimate how much life insurance you need, first with a simple rule-of-thumb and the a much more accurate way. Just these two questions will help you find the best life insurance policy for your needs and get the best rate possible.

Don’t miss the first video in the series, those seven critical facts about life insurance 

I’ve included a clickable index below but please watch the entire video. You need to be able to answer both of these questions if you’re to get the best deal available.

2:00 How much does life insurance cost?
6:00 How much life insurance do I need?

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Joseph Hogue, CFA spent nearly a decade as an investment analyst for institutional firms and banks. He now helps people understand their financial lives through debt payoff strategies, investing and ways to save more money. He has appeared on Bloomberg and on sites like CNBC and Morningstar. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a veteran of the Marine Corps.