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5 Things You Should Know About Buying Life Insurance

Everything you know about life insurance is probably wrong.  We've found 5 things no one ever told you about life insurance (but probably should have!)

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William J. Goodman Insurance, Ltd. Products

  • Term Life Insurance Term Life Insurance Term life insurance offers an affordable way to obtain the protection that you need for a set period of time. This type of insurance coverage can provide way to ensure that the balance of a home mortgage is paid for survivors, and / or that other fin...
  • Whole Life Insurance Whole Life Insurance Whole life insurance is a form of permanent life insurance coverage that offers a fixed amount of protection, as well as a cash value component where the funds inside the policy can grow and compound on a tax-deferred basis.
  • Universal Life Insurance Universal Life Insurance Universal life insurance offers financial protection for loved ones and survivors, as well as a way to build up cash value. These policies are considered to be quite flexible, as the policy holder can typically alter the timing and the amount of the ...
  • Children's Life Insurance Children's Life Insurance While nobody ever wants to consider the passing of a child, unfortunately unanticipated accidents and illness can occur. Children's life insurance can provide financial protection during an already difficult time. But this type of coverage can also b...
  • No Medical Exam Life Insurance No Medical Exam Life Insurance If you have certain medical issues, or you work in an occupation that is considered to be "risky," then a no medical exam life insurance policy may provide you with an avenue to obtain the protection you need for loved ones, but without having to und...
  • Guaranteed Issue Guaranteed Issue A guaranteed issue life insurance policy can provide those who have certain health issues - including some serious conditions - to obtain the protection that they need...even if they have been turned down in the past for traditionally underwritten ...



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Why Choose Us?


We Put You First

We don’t take a one-size-fits-all approach because life insurance is personal, and your needs are as unique as you are. At our agency, our life insurance agents take time to fully understand your personal goals, your family’s needs and your unique financial situation, now and into the future. Taking the time to get to know you means you’ll have peace of mind and security for your family, as well as an insurance plan that meets your unique needs.


We’re Independent

We work with a variety of life insurance carriers, which means you have an advantage in terms of selection, price, quality and the type of plans that can meet your needs. Insurance carriers are not all the same and life insurance isn’t merely whole life or term. There are more options than you think, and our experts can explain your options and help you find a plan that will cover your family for the level of comfort that you need.


We’re Local

William J. Goodman insurance, Ltd. has been a part of the Homewood, IL community for 30 years. We are committed to providing the highest quality service and insurance plans available. We represent multiple insurance companies, not just one, and will shop them all for you to find the most competitive rates.
Whether you’re shopping for life insurance, home and auto insurance, Medicare supplement, Medicare advantage or business insurance, our combined knowledge and years of experience will help you get insurance coverage that works within your own personal goals and your budget. 

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