There are a few ways to think about your coverage amount. A simple way to calculate this is by multiplying your annual salary by 10. Or, you can use the tools below to get a more detailed estimate. Alternatively, you can use the DIME method to add up what you need.
Total coverage = Debt + Income + Mortgage + Education costs
If you want help getting a more detailed recommendation, try our Coverage Calculator.
Determining the right term length can depend on several factors. Consider a term that would cover your family for the number of years they would depend on you, financially or otherwise. You may want a term that lasts until:
If you were to pass away, your loved ones don't just lose you, they also lose the financial support you provide. A term life insurance policy can help your family maintain the lifestyle they've grown to love and provide long-lasting financial security. Your family can use the payout to help cover everyday living expenses and just about anything else they need, such as: