Term Life Insurance or Whole?

Term life insurance, as a temporary insurance covers against the death of a person for a limited time, the notion. For example, the term could be until the children grown, or until college is paid or until retirement age. You pay for the policy and the time at the end of the term of the contract expires or politics. If there are no claims against the policy during the term, you will not receive benefits under the policy expires, just like auto or home owners insurance.

Whole life insurance, also known as permanent insurance, which is permanent and not expire (provided you continue to pay the premiums). It looks similar to the coverage term life insurance, but it also provides an investment vehicle. A part of the premium goes for the life insurance, while the rest goes into an investment. This account can be either an interest-bearing account or a variable (stocks and bonds) investments.

What is better (in our opinion)? Young families with large financial obligations are usually better with term life insurance. The significantly lower premiums to acquire, so that they cover sufficient to protect against loss of income. Any discretionary investment funds can be integrated into other vehicles (mutual funds, money market accounts, etc.) that are likely to generate returns similar to or better than life insurance. Whole life insurance is often purchased by people for tax and estate planning. You should contact your financial adviser.


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