Monday, August 8, 2016

4 Things to Know About Disability Insurance - TIME

by Matt Bell 
Originally published: August 2, 2016

It's not fun to think about, but someday you may need it.

Insurance. There are probably no other financial terms more likely to induce feelings of sleepiness. Or dread. After all, who likes to spend money on something you hope you’ll never have to use? And don’t you have enough types of insurance already?

Well, without wanting to sound like an insurance salesperson, how would you pay your bills if an accident or illness left you unable to work? That’s the risk disability insurance is designed to cover. It would pay a portion of your salary in that situation.