I am sure everyone remembers the story of The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg, and the lesson it teaches us all about greed. There is a different lesson that we can learn in regards to the goose, the eggs, and insurance. The golden eggs can be compared to the physical things that we all work so hard to obtain (home, car, boat, jewelry, etc...). It is prudent, and often required, to purchase insurance to protect those items in the event of a loss. However, it is easy to overlook two important lines of insurance that will protect the breadwinner's (the goose) family, which is life insurance and disability income insurance. Purchasing these lines of insurance can protect your family and assets in the event the breadwinner is no longer able to provide for the family because of either injury or death. So when it comes time to review your insurance portfolio, remember the story of The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg.