Death benefit

In some life-insurance policies, a benefit payable to the insured’s survivors or estate if the insured dies before a specified age, often 65 or 70. The benefit amount is a refund of premiums the insured paid, minus the amount of any benefits the insured received while living.

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In Focus

Feb. 21

Handmade holiday

Rochester, NY

Residents of St. John's recently were surprised with handmade Valentine's Day cards and gifts from local elementary school students.