Read this fascinating article about a 29 year-old Amazon temp worker who died suddenly on the job.
His work provided no benefits, and left his wife and children without an income which caused them to lose their home and end up on welfare.
Jeff’s story makes it clear how crucial it is for you to have your own life insurance independent of an employer.
Jeff’s death left his family in a shaky financial state. When he’d been unemployed, Jeff had paid for a life insurance policy out of pocket for a while. But he and Di-Key had cancelled it not long before he’d started at the warehouse and used the extra money to get through the holidays. Jeff didn’t get life insurance or health insurance through [the temp agency], his family said. Read more….