4. Protecting against risk

Life’s Financial Journeys

Heading Off to College
Getting Out on Your Own
Blending Two Lives
Having a Child
Emptying the Nest
Entering Retirement
Death of a Life Partner
Military Life

Protecting Against Risk. “What coverage do I need in the event I become ill, disabled, or die?”

One of the largest and most overlooked risks is to be underinsured in the event of disability, illness or death. Understanding these risks and finding the proper coverage will help protect you and your family during difficult times.

The following subtasks may assist you in protecting against risk. You will find detailed resources for these subtasks under the links in the right column of this page.

Subtask 1: Understand your coverage

Subtask 2: Select the coverage that is right for you

Military Life Tasks

1. Budgeting finances
2. Reducing debt
3. Finding housing
4. Protecting against risk
5. Managing taxes
6. Saving for education
7. Preparing for retirement
8. Updating your estate plan
9. Explore Your Benefits

Protecting against risk Subtasks

1. Understand your coverage
2. Select the coverage that is right for you

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