• What is Flexible Life Insurance?

    This article discusses the flexibility of universal life, variable universal life, and adjustable life insurance plans; plans that allow you...

    How Much Do Kids Cost?

    You can't measure the worth of a child. Their love, their energy and the joy they bring are worth every sacrifice. But the truth is that hav...

    What's the Difference Between Whole Life and Universal Life Insurance?

    Between whole and universal life insurance many people can't explain the difference. We want you to understand, so that you can pick the pol...

    Budget Checkup at Tax Time

    Tax season is a perfect time to look at how much money is coming in and give the household budget a checkup. This six-step process could help you take control of your money.

    Life Insurance for Children

    If you're investigating child life insurance, these articles will help provide information on everything from why it may be a good idea to s...

    Understanding Stock Dividends

    Dividends are taxable payments paid to a company's shareholders. A company can either reinvest their profits or distribute it to shareholder...

    Understanding Annuities

    If you're planning for retirement, you've likely heard the term 'annuity.' This article helps you understand the basics and what role annuities can play in retirement planning.

  • All Learning Center articles are general summaries that can be used when considering your financial future at various life stages. The information presented is for educational purposes and meant to supplement other information specific to your situation. It is not intended as investment advice and does not necessarily represent the opinion of Protective Life or its subsidiaries.
    Neither Protective Life nor its representatives offer legal or tax advice. We encourage you to consult with your financial adviser and legal or tax adviser regarding your individual situations before making investment, social security, retirement planning, and tax‐related decisions. For information about Protective Life and its products and services, visit www.protective.com.

  • The Financial Implications of Getting a Divorce
    The information across our Learning Center is designed for individuals and families to provide easy access to information that can help with your financial plan. Explore the Learning Center to understand the financial impact of divorce before everything is final so that you may restore your financial life and still achieve your goals. The real cost of divorce may be most evident when dividing assets and retirements benefits with your spouse. From determining your post-divorce income to starting your own retirement plan, there are many important considerations for developing your new personal financial plan. In this section we examine the pragmatic differences between divorce versus legal separation as well as alimony versus child support. We also provide information according to life phase. A younger divorcee’s needs differ greatly from someone closer to retirement. We hope you find this information helpful. If you don’t see what you need, please let us know. You can find us on or follow us on Twitter via @ProtectiveLife. We’d love to hear from you.