Insurance for Families

Things to consider when choosing life insurance

The many options available for family life insurance can create a need for someone to help you understand the different choices and terminology. Gerber Life takes the guesswork out of family life insurance with articles that answer such questions as, "How does life insurance work?" and "How do I get life insurance?" Whether you're looking for a policy for an infant, child, adult or senior, we've got you covered when it comes to comprehensive information about life insurance.

  1. How to Benefit from Accident Protection Insurance

    ambulanceAccidents happen every day. They can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. Although it’s virtually impossible to predict when an accident will occur, you can take steps to make sure that your loved ones will be protected should an accident happen to you.

    For example, Gerber Life Accident Protection insurance¹ can financially protect your family in the event of a covered disabling injury or accidental death.

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  2. September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

    Life Insurance Awareness Month logoEvery September, the kids go back to school, the leaves on the trees begin to change, and the insurance industry gets together to educate Americans on the importance of life insurance…? Yes, that’s right – this September marks the 12th annual Life Insurance Awareness Month, an educational initiative spearheaded by nonprofit organization Life Happens to remind the public to include life insurance in their financial plans.

    Each year, hundreds of the nation’s leading insurance companies and industry groups join forces during Life Insurance Awareness Month to spread this message, and Gerber Life is proud to be among them.

  3. Facts About Gerber Life Accident Protection Insurance

    Father and son working on houseNo matter how healthy or safe you think you are, there’s no telling when an accident might occur. When accidents do happen, they often can lead to financial hardship for the people who were disabled, or for the loved ones left behind by a person who didn’t survive.

    That’s why accident protection insurance can be a big help.

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  4. Video: “Things You Should Never Have to Outgrow”

    kids water balloon fightIt may seem like yesterday that you were a kid running around the neighborhood with friends, water balloons in tow, leaving a scene of wet destruction in your wake. We may outgrow water balloons and T-shirts and hairstyles, but some things we should never have to outgrow. One of them is a sense of humor. Another is a life insurance policy.

    When you apply for the Gerber Life Grow-Up® Plan¹, which provides whole life insurance for kids, you’ll lock in a child-sized premium rate that never goes up during the life of the policy.

    Watch our short video to learn how the Gerber Life Grow-Up® Plan can actually grow with your child – and all of your children – for up to a lifetime, and for as little as pennies a day.

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  5. What to Consider When Preparing Your Will

    Advisor helps woman write WillMany people realize that having a written Will is important, since it explains how you want your money and personal possessions to be distributed after your death. Unfortunately, many people also keep postponing drafting a Will because they are unsure of how to proceed or decide on certain aspects, or because they want to attend to issues that they believe to be more pressing.

    Surprisingly, reports the legal resource center LexisNexis, about 55 percent of adults in the United States don’t have a Will.

    If that statistic includes you, then consider drafting a Will sooner rather than later. Here’s why: Without a Will, distribution of your money and personal possessions is left up to the state, which can lead to conflict within your family – or even cause assets to go to the state.

    To avoid such issues, here are some basic tips for preparing a Will:

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