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We insure a lot of things in our lives such as cars, homes and even our mobile devices.  But, did you know that  you can also insure your love?  Life insurance is one of the best ways to show your loved ones that you love them so much, that you’ve made plans to provide for them financially— even after you are gone. Take a moment and listen to the stories of these families and how life insurance played a role after unexpected events occurred in their lives.  


Loera family: a parent's sacrifice - and gift 

Roberto Loera would do anything for his family. That included leaving Mexico to live and work in Colorado so he could provide a better life for his wife, Maria, and sons, Roberto Jr. and Abel. Finally, after years of waiting, he learned his family’s visas had been approved. Roberto was overjoyed at having his family here, but it also meant Maria would not be working. After talking with his insurance professional, he understood how important life insurance would be and got a policy for less than $20 a month

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Amy McNeely: protection is paramount

Sam McNeely, an ex-football player, towered over everyone who came in contact with him. But his size belied a soft side—he was quick with a joke and able to befriend anyone with his easygoing ways. That’s what made Amy fall in love with him. Within a year of getting married, they discovered they were going to be parents. That’s when they met with Sam’s cousin and insurance professional Juli McNeely, CFP, CLU, LUTCF. Amy understood from the beginning that protecting their growing family with life insurance was paramount

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Hannah Schwartz: when life hands you lemons...

Hannah was just five when she and her mom, Laura, got to tag along on her father’s business trip. Etched in her memory is the fun afternoon they had while they were waiting in the hotel for her father to return. “My mom was so full of life and dancing around,” says Hannah. “It was a great day.” Just a few years later, when Hannah turned 10, her mother passed away after a long illness. The joy left with her.

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Kiristen Draughn: we thought we had a lifetime

Kiristen says that her mom, M’Linda, is her role model: a strong independent woman who always wants the best for her children. That hasn’t been easy, though. Kiristen’s dad, Kenneth, died in a boating accident when she was just 4. On that fateful day, this young family’s world was turned upside down.

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For generations, life insurance has proven to be an effective way to help protect the financial futures of loved ones, whether it's keep a family home, sending children to college, or retiring comfortably .  Whether its to buy a home, send their children to college, or retire comfortably.   It’s never too late to start developing a life insurance plan that meets your needs. If you are unsure of where to begin, here are some initial steps you can take:

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