Resources

June 13, 2017

Protect the Ones You Love – Empty Nest

You’ve spent a life together … now you’re charting a new course. But, have you considered what would happen if you were no longer there to take care of your loved ones?
June 13, 2017

Protect the Ones You Love – Growing Family

You start a family … and learn what it really means to love. But, have you considered what would happen if you were no longer there to take care of your loved ones?
June 13, 2017

Protect the Ones You Love – Single Mom

You’re a chauffeur, short-order cook, homework maven, dryer of tears … also known as Mom. It’s rewarding and tough, especially if you are your children’s one and only. But, have you considered what would happen if you were no longer there to take care of them?
June 13, 2017

Protect the Ones You Love – Young Family

You welcome a baby … and suddenly your world has shrunk to what you hold in your arms. But, have you considered what would happen if you were no longer there to take care of your loved ones?
June 13, 2017

Tracy Basden’s Life Lesson: Surviving Through Determination

It’s often the small things in our lives that make the biggest impact. When Tracy Basden reminisces about her dad, Eddie, she speaks about everyday things that made life with him fun, like how he could transform a trip to the grocery store into a family adventure. Those simple pleasures […]
June 13, 2017

Vernon Duckett’s Real Life Story: Peach of Mind for the Long Term

When Vernon Duckett first heard about long-term care insurance he wasn’t enthusiastic, but his wife, Helen, talked him into it. Recently retired from the oil business, Vernon, then 65, was healthy and vigorous, as was Helen, 66. But Helen did not want to be a burden on their son, Jeff, […]
June 13, 2017

Bill Reid’s Real Life Story: Survival Instincts, Smart Planning Save the Day

New Year’s Eve for the Reids is a family affair. So when Bill Reid didn’t show up at his sister Michelle’s home, everyone was worried. Around 9 p.m., a call to an area hospital confirmed the family’s fears. Bill had been in a horrific car accident. Another motorist hit Bill’s […]
June 13, 2017

Lissete Montes de Oca’s Real Life Story: Building and Protecting a Life Together

Felipe and Lissete Montes de Oca started dating while they were young, but they already had grown-up priorities. Even before getting married, the couple saved diligently to purchase a house, a dream for these children of Cuban immigrants. That dream was realized when they got the keys to their first […]
June 13, 2017

Shane LaBarge’s Life Lesson: The Day the Music Ended

Music filled the LaBarge household. Roger would choose from his vast collection of “vinyl” and play songs from the ’60s and ’70s, creating an ongoing soundtrack for life with his family—wife, Janet, and sons, Shane and Brett. His family reveled in his music and the relaxed vibe that Roger, a […]
June 13, 2017

Valerie King’s Real Life Story: Disability Insurance Saves a Family Twice

Valerie King was not a believer. When she transitioned from her medical residency to practicing as an emergency room physician, she didn’t think she needed disability insurance. “I could never envision a life without working,” she says. Her insurance professional convinced the young doctor otherwise.
June 13, 2017

Topher Otake’s In Their Own Words: A Valuable Lesson I Learned

My mother was my best friend. She was my mentor and my companion. Despite the 400 miles between my school and hometown, we remained close and spoke every day about my new experiences as a first-year college student. Then came the morning of Parent’s Weekend. I was excited to hear […]
June 13, 2017

Anne Gongos’ Real Life Story: His Final Gift

When John and Anne Gongos met, they knew at once they were meant to be together. And so they began creating a life together built on respect, faith and raising their three children. As their family grew, John’s business, Gongos Research, did as well. It was not only thriving financially, […]