We all make mistakes. But some mistakes cost more than others. Some of the costliest mistakes are those that continue to haunt you for years. Life insurance mistakes can cost you in the short term and in the long term.
Mom and Dad had just moved us to a tiny town in North Carolina to be closer to family. They bought some land, started building their dream home and convinced my grandparents to build a little home nearby. They had a lot of financial obligations that depended on my father's income.