Most professionals spend time planning for the future. The issue is, not everyone considers what they would do if they were suddenly unable to work. Having your income disappear due to a disability could be earth-shattering. As a result, many begin to explore their long-term disability (LTD) insurance options. But figuring out whether LTD insurance is a good buy can be challenging. If you want to see whether securing a policy is a smart move. Here’s what you need to know.
Tamila McDonald is a U.S. Army veteran with 20 years of service, including five years as a military financial advisor. After retiring from the Army, she spent eight years as an AFCPE-certified personal financial advisor for wounded warriors and their families. Now she writes about personal finance and benefits programs for numerous financial websites.