7 Questions You Need to Ask Before You Buy Life Insurance

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Because the job of life insurance agents is to sell policies, they may not tell you everything you need to know before you make a purchase. Agents typically are paid through commissions. That means the more insurance you buy, the more money they make. It’s up to you to make sure you’re well-informed and choose the policy that’s best for you. That means doing your homework and asking the right questions. What follows are seven important questions to ask before you make a life insurance purchase.

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