You will find by considering what goal you want your life insurance to accomplish, and how long that goal will last.
For instance, do you want to make sure your 30 year home mortgage is paid off in the event if your death?
Or, do you want to make sure your young children can go to college if you pass away unexpectedly?
The answer will help you decide the longest period of time you need life insurance, and better prepare you for selecting the proper duration for your term life insurance policy to last.
Learn more about what length of term life insurance to buy.