26% Of American Households Own No Life Insurance: Survey

Thomas, Trevor
November 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/9/98, Vol. 102 Issue 45, p3
Reports that a Roper Starch study reveals that the number of American households owning life insurance dropped from 83% to 74% from 1976 through 1998. Insurance coverage; Findings that most Americans believed in the importance of adequate life insurance coverage to protect families; Dependence on insurance agents as primary source of information.


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