Only 62% of Americans have life insurance and 40% of all Americans suspect they don’t have enough life insurance. These statistics confirm Stephen’s experience in recent years. He’s witnessed dozens of situations in which death nearly impoverished entire families, in which little preparation was made for the most certain of all eventualities—the end of life.

In this podcast, Stephen argues forcefully for the virtue of life insurance, wills, estate planning, and other means of preparation for death—particularly in the case of the death of the family breadwinner. Stephen also recommends Dave Ramsey’s The Legacy Journey as a guide making sure the next generation is cared for. Though he happily admits he is neither a financial planner nor a lawyer, Stephen fiercely urges wisdom, compassion, and planning for the certainty of death.

Listen to the episode “Owning 2016” here

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