Experts: Americans need better understanding of life insurance’s role

About a third of survey respondents think James Bond needs life insurance, surpassing the proportion who think such coverage is necessary for fictional characters who are raising a family, Life Happens says. Experts say that highlights a problem: Many people have the wrong idea about what and whom life insurance protects, and agents need to do a better job of educating people about products. TheStreet.com (11/24)