Something quite interesting about today’s life insurance market is that very few people pay more premium for being affected by asthma. In the grand scheme of things, only the worst cases of asthma are rated sub-standard by most life insurance companies. Yes, there is affordable life insurance with asthma. When someone is shopping for life […]
Some insurance companies allow policies to be dated earlier than the actual date issued in order to save age. By underwriting at a younger age, the premiums will typically be lower than if the policy is dated at the actual date. However, take note that premiums will be due from the date on the policy, not the actual date.
The person (or entity) to whom the proceeds of a life insurance policy are payable when the insured dies. There are various types of beneficiaries (see primary, contingent or secondary and tertiary beneficiaries)
The receipt for payment of the first premium, which assures the applicant that, if he or she dies before receiving the policy, the company will pay the full claims if the policy is issued (or would have been issued) as applied for.
In insurance, one who places business with more than one company and who has no exclusive contract requiring that all his or her business first be offered to a single company. Unlike the agent, who is considered to represent the company, the broker usually is considered as representing the buyer.
A general term usually referring to a small policy of life insurance ($5,000 to $25,000) intended only to met the final expense needs of the insured.
Business continuation insurance:
Generally refers to a life insurance policy used to fund a business continuation plan (also see buy-sell insurance).
Life insurance coverage concerned primarily with the protection of an insured’s business or vocation. Business insurance protects a business against the loss of its valuable lives or key executives; stabilizes the business through the establishment of better credit relations; and provides a practical plan for the retirement of business interests in the event of the death of one of the owners.
An agreement between the owners of a business, which provides that the interest of any one of them who dies shall be sold to and will be purchased by the surviving co-owners or by the business at a value agreed upon by the parties and stipulated in the agreement. Also applies to buyout arrangements between owners and key employees.
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The Medical Information Bureau (MIB) provides a collection of private medical and non-medical (hazardous avocations, hobbies, and driving violations) data. The primary purpose of the MIB is to furnish the exchange of underwriting information between its member companies. Member companies are compelled to report a coded summary of conditions and conclusions which may be important […]
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