Buyer's Guide: Term Life Insurance [Downloadable]


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Written by: Alice Stevens | Best Company Editorial Team

Last Updated: September 14th, 2020

If you're just starting to shop and apply for life insurance, you've probably got a lot of questions. In this guide, we cover some of the most important questions about term life insurance:

  • What is life insurance?
  • What are my life insurance options?
  • Why term life insurance?
  • What riders should I consider?
  • Do I need life insurance?
  • How do I know if I've got a good life insurance company?
  • What are the best life insurance companies?

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Buyer's Guide: Term Life Insurance

Use our guide to learn more about term life insurance, what to look for in a life insurance company, and customer reviews and ratings.


The Top Life Insurance Companies

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#1 Haven Life chevron_right
9.8 Overall Score
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#2 Northwestern Mutual chevron_right
9.2 Overall Score
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#3 Bestow chevron_right
8.9 Overall Score

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