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COVID-19 concerns? Rest easy. Bestow is here for you.

At Bestow, our purpose has always been to provide calm during the storm. We’re proud to offer families a sense of financial protection in times of uncertainty. Today is no different.  We hope everyone is staying safe and maintaining a sense of normalcy during this time.  There are many unknowns at this time surrounding COVID-19

13 Podcasts That Aren’t Afraid of Death

If you find yourself drawn to podcasts that uncover stories of death, you’re not alone. Whether you’re new to the true-crime podcast genre, a true fan of fictional whodunnits, or somewhere in between, we know that podcast listeners all share one trait, above all else; making and taking recommendations. Here are ours. 1. My Favorite

Moving on Up: Now Offering $1 Million in Coverage

It’s been nonstop here at Bestow. Less than four months ago we announced our $15 million Series A funding, and we went from zero to 37 states shortly after. We’ve also launched our partnerships program and API to complement pretty much every product or service. We have even more exciting features coming your way (they’re

37 States and Counting!

Welcome to the Bestow family, Montana, Michigan, Missouri, Idaho, and Kentucky! It seems like just yesterday we were talking about signing up on our waitlist to buy a Bestow policy. And now, three months later, we’re already in 37 states. And more are on the way. In August alone, we added 15 states. We’re currently

We’re Now Open in 32 States!

We’re more than halfway done with rolling out coverage across the country. We weren’t kidding when we said more states were on the way. Our team has been hard at work extending term life coverage from sea to shining sea. Here’s where we are on our national launch. Alaska Arizona Arkansas Colorado Connecticut Indiana Iowa

Bestow Continues Nationwide Rollout

Yup, it’s true. Bestow is now live in 22 states. It seems like it was just yesterday we shared the great news about our Series A funding and the launch of our first two states: Texas and Utah. But now just two months later, we are thrilled to announce that we have now extended coverage

Let’s Geaux! Term Life Insurance in Louisiana

Everything you need to know about term life insurance in Louisiana. Laissez les bons temps rouler! Louisiana is more than just Mardi Gras, cajun food, and jazz. It’s a state rich in history — the St. Charles streetcar line is the oldest continuously operating streetcar line in the world! It’s also rich in culture, where

Now in Colorado! Term Life Insurance the Bestow Way

Bestow is now in the Centennial State! Here’s what you need to know about term life insurance in Colorado. It was the view of Pikes Peak that inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write “America the Beautiful.” With a whopping 53 fourteeners, 41 state parks, and 4 national parks, it’s no wonder Colorado is considered one

Term Life Insurance for Utahns

Bestow is now live in Utah! Utah is more than just a backdrop in John Ford’s westerns. It’s home to seven national monuments, six national forests, and some of the best powder skiing in the country. Even Bestow has ties back to Utah. Co-founders Melbourne and Jonathan are BYU alumni, as are some other members

Introducing Bestow — Your Insurance Partner for Life

Bestow has launched a revolutionary approach to life insurance built for modern consumers. Today millions of families are financially vulnerable and without life insurance. Many factors are to blame, including friction in purchasing life insurance, product confusion, high prices, agent involvement, among others. Consumers are smart, research-driven, and avoid complexity. A consumer-first approach to solve these

Term Life Insurance the Texan Way

Everything y’all need to know about term life insurance in Texas. Texans have a lot to be proud of: The Alamo, breakfast tacos, Chip and JoJo, over 675,580 miles of roads spanning 267,339 square miles of land, and our capitol building is taller than the U.S. Capitol. The Lone Star State is also home to

Why Two BYU Grads are Disrupting the $151B Life Insurance Industry

When was the last time 86% of Americans wanted something but only 41% actually had it? Think about it. And, no, we’re not talking about the latest iPhone. 44% already own one of those… When friends and entrepreneurs Melbourne O’Banion and Jonathan Abelmann strategized to disrupt the life insurance industry, they knew it was an

Term Life Insurance in Two Minutes

Life insurance has sure changed over the years. The idea first started about 600 BC by the Greeks and Romans with a simple concept—if someone in your guild passed away, everyone chipped in to take care of the surviving family. It was about protecting families. Pretty simple. Fast forward to today and there are thousands

Life Insurance on Demand

We’re close to sharing what we’ve been building at Bestow! Thanks to the thousands of you who have already signed up for early access. Update: We’re rolling out our first-of-its-kind life experience all across the country. Apply for term life insurance coverage today. If we’re not in your state, sign up for early access and we’ll

Why Bestow Makes Sense. Affordable. Trusted. Instant.

Warren Buffett, the world’s greatest investor, shared wisdom key to his success: Rule #1: Never lose money. Rule #2: Never forget Rule #1. While this refers to investing, it applies to life insurance too. The point is not preparing for a potential loss can destroy years of steady gains. Life insurance is a popular way