Insurance That Will Protect Your Income

Disability insurance will replace a portion of your income if an illness or accident prevents you from working.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was originally published in the April 2011 issue of Kiplinger's Retirement Report. To subscribe, click here.

Multiple sclerosis ended Charles Silberman's career as a periodontist. Only 55, Silberman no longer works. Still, he's getting a monthly check that comes close to matching his old income. The reason: a disability insurance policy.

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Contributing Editor, Kiplinger's Retirement Report