Life Insurance

Military Life Insurance: Five Tips

Did you know that military life insurance options include both Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (SGLI) and private coverage? Unlike signing up for TRICARE, active duty troops are not restricted to using only the government-offered military life insurance options, which include Veterans Group Life Insurance for those retiring or separating from the military. Here are five… Read more »

No Exam Military Life Insurance

Is there such a thing as no exam military life insurance? The short answer is yes, but there are caveats, which we will examine below. If you are in the military, you are provided life insurance coverage through Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance, but some feel that coverage isn’t quite enough to protect their family. Veterans… Read more »

Military Life Insurance: Reporting the Death of a Veteran

What does a grieving family need to do in order to report the death of a military member to the Department of Veterans Affairs and private life insurance providers? There are a number of documents to gather, copy, and submit. Never send original documents to the VA or a third-party agency, you’ll need the originals… Read more »

Military Life Insurance and End-of-Life Planning

Some kinds of planning are tougher than others. End-of-life plans aren’t easy to discuss, but making financial plans to deal with the realities of death can bring peace of mind once you get over the initial discomfort of making these arrangements. The Department of Veterans Affairs has some advice for those facing these decisions. You’ll… Read more »

Tips for Buying Life Insurance

If you are looking for life insurance, there are a few things you can do to help yourself make a more informed decision about the coverage you want. What should you do to make the best life insurance choices possible? We explore your options below. You’ll find important differences between military life insurance policies and… Read more »

Can I Get Life Insurance With PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder is described by the Department of Veterans Affairs official site as “a mental health problem” you experience after a traumatic event. According to the VA, it’s normal to have life disturbances following trauma; trouble sleeping, difficulty at work or school, and even interpersonal problems. These issues may come and go, but in… Read more »

VA Life Insurance

VA Life Insurance Overview

The VA offers several types of life insurance for active duty service members, National Guard, Reserve, their families, and veterans. Learn more.

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Is SGLI Enough For Military Families?

Is SGLI enough for military families? SGLI stands for Servicemembers Group Life Insurance. One of the first things to remember about this program is that it’s for the servicemember only; spouses and dependents are insured under a program called Family Group Life Insurance or FGLI. For this article, we’re looking only at SGLI and whether… Read more »