AD&D Insurance vs. Life Insurance: What’s the Difference & Which One Should You Get?
Both accidental death insurance and life insurance provide coverage in case of death. But there are distinct differences. To decide which is right for you, compare coverage details and know your budget and family needs.
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About Mark Fitzpatrick
Mark Fitzpatrick is a senior content director at MoneyGeek with over five years of experience analyzing the insurance market, conducting original research and creating content that can be personalized for every buyer. He has been quoted on insurance topics in several publications, including CNBC, NBC News and Mashable.
Mark earned a master’s degree in Economics and International Relations from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree from Boston College. He is passionate about using his economics and insurance knowledge to bring transparency around financial topics and help others feel confident in their money moves.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Leading Causes of Death." Accessed October 17, 2022.