They are price estimates for life insurance that will last for an abbreviated period of time.
For example, short term life insurance may provide protection for a period of five years or less.
Many people choose to purchase a short term life insurance policy due to losing a job and being without employer provide life insurance coverage.
Others may need short term life protection due to a short term loan they took out for a duration lasting for 5 years or less.
Here's how to compare short term life insurance quotes online.