Bloomington, IL, 03 May 2017 | 10:47 PM America/Chicago Know How to Help Protect Your Paycheck! Many Americans understand the need to insure their cars, homes, and other valuable possessions. However, they often overlook protecting one of their most valuable assets - their paycheck! For many Americans, the ability to earn a paycheck is their most valuable asset. Anyone who works needs to have a plan in place to help protect their paycheck. If they don't, they could be putting their financial future at risk. May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month (DIAM), and according to a National Underwriter study, at age 40 your chances of becoming disabled for 90 days or more prior to age 65 is 43%. Disability insurance helps to address the concern around maintaining one’s standard of living in case of illness or injury. Pin It Click to enlarge image Covering your bases Even though you are young, having disability insurance is a wise investment. Making it through Disability insurance can financially assist you while you are unable to work or injured. Duration of your coverage Find out exactly what type of insurance you have and the duration of its coverage. About State Farm®: The mission of State Farm is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. State Farm and its affiliates are the largest providers of auto and home insurance in the United States. Its nearly 19,000 agents and approximately 58,000 employees serve approximately 83 million policies and accounts – approximately 81 million auto, fire, life, health and commercial policies and approximately 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 36 on the 2018 Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com.