Cheap Term Life Insurance Quotes - Where to Get Them

Cheap term life insurance quotes are easy to find. In fact, term life insurance is the cheapest kind of life insurance you can buy. Even so, you want to make sure you get the best deal on your term life insurance, which means taking a little time to decide how much insurance you need, getting several quotes to compare, then investigating the insurance companies.

Decide How Much Insurance You Need

You may have term life insurance through your employer, with coverage equal to one or two times your annual salary. This is usually not enough life insurance to protect your family. Instead, you may need five to ten times your annual salary, depending on how many children and how much debt you have.

Even parents who donít have jobs need term life insurance. If your primary job is to take care of your children, your spouse will likely have to pay someone else to take care of them if you die.

You'll also want to decide what term you want. You can buy term life insurance for periods of one to thirty years.

Get Several Quotes to Compare

The best way to know that you've found cheap term life insurance is to compare quotes from several companies. The Internet makes this task easy - you can go to insurance web sites, complete one form, and get fast quotes from multiple A+ rated life insurance companies.

On the best insurance websites you can even get quick answers to your insurance questions by talking online with an insurance professional (see link below).

Investigate Insurance Companies

Once you have your term life insurance quotes, you'll want to check the ratings of the insurance companies. After all, you want a cheap quote, but you also want a company that's stable and will be able to pay your life insurance claim.

To check the ratings of an insurance company, your best source is a credit agency like Standard & Poorís (, or a financial rating company like A.M. Best ( You can also check with your state's department of insurance website to see how many claims have been filed against a particular company.

Visit or click on the following link to get cheap term life insurance quotes from top-rated companies and see how much you can save. You can get insurance tips in their "Articles" section.

The authors, Brian Stevens and Stacey Schifferdecker, have spent 30 years in the insurance and finance industries, and have written a number of articles on getting cheap term life insurance quotes.