Though used for many things, the main purpose of life insurance is to financially protect your family after you die. It ensures that your dependents will have the financial resources needed to maintain their lifestyle. It can be used as income replacement, a way to pay outstanding debt or for estate planning. When you buy life insurance, you want coverage that fits your needs and your budget, so it is important that you understand your needs and the choices available.
The department has put together a list of publications and resources, listed alphabetically, to help answer your questions and help you understand your options. Feel free to browse the following publications and resources. For a complete list of consumer brochures and fact sheets, you may click here.