Ladder Life Insurance Blog

Ladder partners with Radius Bank, wins Real Simple’s 2019 Smart Money Awards, and more

August 2019 Newsletter This month, we announced a new partnership with Radius Bank, our first federally chartered bank partner. We’re passionate about making it easy for people to get the...

3 Tips for Caring for Children and Aging Parents at the Same Time

By Zina Kumok  As baby boomers begin to retire en masse, many people in their 30s and 40s are finding themselves in a tough spot. As they assume responsibility for...

Life Insurance in a Divorce – What You Need to Know

Going through a divorce? There are numerous financial decisions you’ll have to make as you divide up assets and determine custody arrangements (if you have children). Giving serious thought to...

Ladder wins insurtech award, speaks at the Digital Insurance Summit, and more

July 2019 Newsletter This month, we were honored to be named Insurtech Business of the Year in Wealth & Finance International’s 2019 Fintech Awards. The award also recognizes the Ladder...

4 Tips for Buying a Home in a Great School District

By Zina Kumok  As your babies grow into kids and start school, buying a home in a great school district becomes an important consideration in the house hunting process.  For...

Pregnant and Applying for Life Insurance? Here’s What You Need to Know

By Christina Baldwin, Underwriter @ Ladder and Teddy Hess, Head of Customer Experience @ Ladder Preparing for the arrival of a new baby is an exciting time often filled with...

Ladder at fintech events, and more

June 2019 Newsletter We kicked off the summer by speaking at two conferences in New York. Our CEO Jamie Hale was at the CB Insights Future of Fintech conference on...

Do New Graduates Need Life Insurance?

“Should I get life insurance if I’m in my twenties?” For many new graduates entering the workforce, purchasing life insurance is important to consider. Getting basic life insurance can be...

How Your Life Insurance Can Create a Legacy

By Zina Kumok Life insurance payouts are usually talked about in terms of basic damage control. They allow beneficiaries to grieve without having to significantly alter their lifestyle – replacing...

Ten Interesting Life Insurance Facts That Might Surprise You

You’re considering life insurance but don’t know much about it yet. Here are ten interesting life insurance facts that might surprise you as you think about whether life insurance is...

Your Family’s Annual Financial Check-Up: A Simplified Approach

by Erica Gellerman, The Worth Project We all know that an important part of staying physically healthy is getting regular check-ups. Similarly, an important part of staying financially healthy is...

5 Steps to Get Financially Organized for the New Year

by Erica Gellerman, The Worth Project While most people think about ushering in the new year with a clean and organized home, they’re overlooking one area that needs some serious...