The Importance of Life Insurance for African Americans

Important of Life Insurance

Life insurance has always been really important to the African American community. Because African Americans didn’t always have access to the same investment opportunities to accumulate wealth as Caucasians, life insurance served as an extra source of savings and as a way to pass on an inheritance to loved ones, giving them a more secure financial More...

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Did you know?

African Americans are significantly more likely to have some type of debt (94%) compared with the general population (82%). Credit card debt, student loan debt, and personal loans are all significantly higher in the African American community.

Source: Prudential’s 2013 "African American Financial Experience" study