Life insurance is something we all eventually need to think about. It provides potential buyers an opportunity to leave behind a death benefit to help relieve the financial burden of their passing on their loved ones. Moreover, it also has various uses in terms of estate planning, retirement, investing, and business continuation. However, there are a multitude of term and permanent policies with different options, such as convertible, savings, and investment features. This can make finding a suitable policy at an affordable price seem like an overwhelming task. That’s why we put together this list of the 20 best life insurance providers and innovators you can follow on Twitter to stay current.

New York Life: A company that has aimed to provide quality insurance products to secure people's future for close to 170 years.

Globe Life Insurance: A reputable and prominent health and life insurance provider since 1951. Consistently earns A+ rating from A.M. Best Company.

Gerber Life: A life insurance company with the interests of young families in mind.

SelectQuote: A pioneering company that revolutionized the direct marketing of term life insurance and streamlined obtaining price comparisons and completing applications.

Protective: For over 100 years, this company has endeavored to live up to its name in helping clients protect their future.

Kansas City Life: Boasting over a century of a financially sound management and serving people from coast to coast, Kansas City Life helps clients secure peace of mind about the future.

Fidelity & Guarantee Life: A company helping Middle America enjoy today in helping ensure tomorrow is secure for over half a century.

Michael Babikian: A well-reputed innovator and also President and CEO of LegacyShield. Besides other related topics, his tweets are geared toward helping families plan for the future.

First Life Insurance: Connections to over 30 highly rated life insurance providers and top-notch agents make this company a reliable source of life insurance policies.

Zander Insurance Group: Endorsed by Dave Ramsey, a leading U.S. voice on money and business, this company, providing life insurance for over 80 years, has earned the trust of consumers.

Michael Simmons: An agent of New York Life Insurance Company who tweets about ways to better protect your family's future.

Amica: Offers multiple lines and boasts 100+ years of conducting a reputable business. Tweets include tips and news about life insurance.

Northwestern Mutual: A company with a mission to help clients build a secure future for nearly 160 years.

World Financial Group: Reputable and reliable company with the aim of helping families increase and secure their wealth.

Warren S. Hersh: Senior Editor of LifeHealthPro, a site dedicated to providing life insurance news and sales help.

Frank Morizio: Senior Vice President of the Hotaling Group, an insurance brokerage firm that aims to connect clients to the best and most suitable policies.

McBride Group: A relatively new company servicing multiple lines beside life insurance, but tweets include relevant tips.

Insurance Clarity: A company that aggregates quotes from various trusted providers for user convenience.

The American Council of Life Insurers: A trade association with around 300 member companies. Advocates on all levels of policy to support the industry market and the families that rely on life insurance products to secure their future.

CBIZ Life Insurance Solutions: Expert advisers offering key strategies and consultations on life insurance products so clients benefit the most from their investment in their future.