Within an employer benefit package you may get basic coverage for life insurance which amounts to about 1-2 times your annual salary. So, if you have basic life insurance and make $40,000 a year, you may have up to $80,000 of basic life insurance coverage paid for by your employer through your group benefits program.
However, if that amount isn't enough to adequately protect your family you may want top purchase supplemental life insurance through your employer benefits program. However, you pay for this additional coverage.
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