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Have you ever been in a convenience store and seen a jug or jar on the counter with someone’s picture on it with the words “Please help the family pay for the burial expenses”? I have, and let me tell you, it absolutely kills me when the family tells me they didn’t think they needed it or couldn’t afford it, and in most cases, they would be wrong on both counts.
A kid shouldn’t have to do without because his parents didn’t own life insurance, but it happens every day. For the price of a cold drink or a pack of cigarettes, your family could have at least enough to pay for the funeral.
Imagine the humility a child would feel when they went into that store and saw his mom or dad on the picture of that jar! One of the most humiliating things a kid could ever go through would be to know that his family had to beg just to pay for the burial.
As a parent, I think this should be a top priority. You have a personal responsibility to your children and while it may not be as glamorous as the latest smartphone, big t.v. or new car, a life insurance policy will have a much more important, longer lasting benefit. All those other things are nice, but for as little as the price of one soda a day, your kids could have some financial security and you would have the peace of mind knowing that if the unexpected were to happen today, at least they would still have their dignity.
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