Monopoly and Life Insurance
April 27, 2021 by Aaron Ball
What You Need to Know
- Hasbro says it’s getting rid of the card for winning a beauty contest.
- It’s also getting rid of the card for life insurance maturing.
- The pandemic has another message: Financial preparedness matters.
Many families will remember gathering for rousing — and sometimes seemingly endless — games of Monopoly. From being the first to stake a claim on Park Place to reaping the gains of an unexpected windfall from the Community Chest, people of all ages have been exposed to Monopoly’s model for asset accumulation for more than 85 years.