I did not come into the business of life insurance and insurance, in general, to save children from the yawning jaws of poverty. In February 1998, I was unable to continue my classes at the university due to lack of tuition fees. I was forced to take a six-month break. It was during that time that I found my way into the offices of a life insurance multinational. At the time, I couldn’t think of anything else to do. It seemed like a good way to earn a living. Like anyone else, I came into this business to earn a living.
But, over the years, I have seen first hand the value of life insurance. I have seen families torn apart when the breadwinner dies young. Young kids have to move out of the house because the surviving parent is unable to pay the rent/mortgage. Or move to public schools because private schools are no longer affordable. Essentially, everything the breadwinner dreamt for the family is destroyed in the twinkling of an eye.
I have seen that with adequate life insurance children are able to continue with their lives with minimal disruption. The payment makes sure that the children can attend the same school, live in the
Parents will take a bullet for their children any day, I certainly would. And, this is why people take out life insurance because, at the end of the day, it is a gift of love.