The Right Insurance for a Rocky Economy

Standard & Poor's says buying a whole life policy could be one way to get your financial house in order

Unemployment currently stands at 5%, but David Wyss, the chief economist for Standard & Poor's, sees it creeping up to 5.5% by the end of this year. That means as many as 750,000 Americans could lose their jobs in 2008. Are you prepared—financially, if not emotionally—if you lose your job? If not, you might, with a financial adviser, consider buying more insurance.

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