What is life insurance?

Life insurance policies help provide security to either you or your beneficiaries after you pass away or after a designated period of time. With a life insurance policy from Nationwide, you can help secure your family’s financial future by paying for college, paying off a mortgage, covering any final expenses or estate taxes, and more.

Types of life insurance

There are two main types of life insurance – term life insurance and permanent life insurance. Term life insurance simply covers you for a specified amount of time (10, 20, and 30 year policies being the most common). Permanent life insurance can be broken down into three types: universal, whole, and variable. You can use this tool to get a better understanding of which type of life insurance is right for you.

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