Along with our auto insurance bill, guess what other bill we just received in the mail? Life insurance...for Thomas. Not nearly as budget-busting as the auto bill, but still...another bill. Last year, Jake insisted on getting him a whole life policy. (See my handsome smurf boys below.)
said we couldn't afford it.
He said we couldn't afford not to have it.
I said sure we could.
He asked me what we would do if something bad happened.
I asked him what if nothing bad happened.
In the end, he won. We bought policies for him and for Thomas,
I'm still not so sure about having a policy for Thomas, but I was
convinced that we needed a life insurance policy for Jake. Thomas and I
would be devastated if something happened to Jake, but we'd also be
financially ruined. I am a stay-at-home-mom, so we wouldn't have any
income until I was able to get a job. I am a teacher, but I'm not sure
how I would be able to afford childcare and the mortgage without Jake's
I don't plan for anything bad to happen to my husband, but it's
nice not to have to worry about how we would survive (financially) if
something did happen. I suppose I'll pay the bill.
Give Jake a call to figure out your life insurance