Applying for life insurance? Here’s what to expect

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You’ve completed and signed an application for life insurance; what happens next? Depending on the amount of life insurance you apply for, you may be asked to provide medical information as part of the underwriting process or to submit to a medical exam. Underwriting for life insurance is often perceived as a daunting experience, but it doesn’t have to be.


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How much life insurance do I need?

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Once you have decided to purchase life insurance, the next question to answer is how much to purchase. Some people select coverage based on an arbitrary amount: $100,000 or $200,000. Others purchase enough to pay off a home mortgage or other major bill. And some stick to the tried-and-true measure of 10 times salary. But there are other methods to consider. You can complete a fact finder/needs list or use a life insurance calculator.


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Life insurance: A gift fit for a grandchild

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When you think about all the things you want to purchase for your grandchild, life insurance would likely be near the bottom of the list. While it may not be the most exotic purchase, by the end of this blog I hope life insurance would be up for consideration. Life Insurance for a child or grandchild offers three important advantages: it’s inexpensive; it provides protection for the unexpected; and certain types of life insurance could help protect your child’s or grandchild’s insurability.


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Getting the most from your life insurance

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You had a plan and you did the right thing: You purchased a life insurance policy to protect your family. But things have changed since you took out that universal life insurance policy, and it may be time for you to pull your policy out of your files and review where it stands. Your universal life insurance policy (UL) is a form of permanent life insurance that also has an investment component. A portion of each premium you pay helps build a tax-deferred cash value and earns the current interest[…..]


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