April is the month of my birth, and I am amused every year by the corporations that have that date on file and send me notes. Some are just discount offers, like the pop-up card above sent to me by West Elm where I bought some sheets a few months ago.
But now, I’m getting to that age where some of these corporations remind me that I am getting one year closer to my death and they hope I’ve been preparing! Here is, for example, a note from Allstate, where I buy my renters insurance:
We did want to let you know though, that as you get older Life Insurance becomes more expensive. So, if you were planning on looking into a policy, it will be cheaper before your birthday.
How helpful! But I’m already covered under term insurance for now, thanks.
And here’s a special birthday message from my 401(k) provider: